Instructions for portfolio


BFA Programme in Metal Art
starting autumn semester 2017

Your application is complete when you have formally applied and submitted your portfolio. Here's important information on how to apply and how the admission process works.

The portfolio is submitted digitally in the DAP system, - where you also find a Step-by-step guide.


The portfolio should include:

  1. CV (max 2 000 letters)
    1 slide
  1. Letter of intent: A personal letter that describes your choice and expectations of the programme. Also describe what / who gives you inspiration.
    1 slide
  1. Present, by using images, an object in metal (large or small, contemporary or past) that made an impression on you. Note! No self-made item. Briefly tell in writing why you chose this object. Evaluate the form, expression, context, etc.
    1 slide
  1. 5 to 10 hand drawings, sketches, paintings or life drawings (figure studies).
    4 slides
  1. At least five (5) images (photos, prints) of work/objects you have designed and made yourself, preferably in metal, work/objects made in other materials can also be uploaded. Write down the facts of the material you used, the size of your work and the year you made them, for each piece.
    3 slides



Your application is assessed based on the following criteria:

  • Material knowledge and craft skills
  • Artistic development potential