May 18, 2020

Doctoral positions in Craft, Design, and Artistic Practice

HDK-Valand, University of Gothenburg is currently accepting applications for funded PhD positions in Craft, Design & Artistic Practice. Application deadline June 5, 2020

HDK-Valand – Academy of Art and Design, at the University of Gothenburg, conducts education and research in Design, Film, Photography, Fine Art, Crafts and Literary Composition – as well as teacher education in Visual Arts and Sloyd.

We provide highly specialised degree programmes in an outgoing, international environment – where our unique and broad range of subjects also enables our students and staff to foster a broader artistic perspective, as well as to explore new working models and research fields.

Together with our sister department – the Academy of Music and Drama – we form the most broad-ranging faculty of arts in Scandinavia.

HDK-Valand invites applications to conduct artistic research at doctoral (Third cycle) level. This is our first call for doctoral applications since the merger of HDK and Valand Academy in January 2020; we are now able to welcome applications to any of our three subjects, Craft, Design, and Artistic Practice (which includes film, photography, fine art and literary composition). Two or more successful applicants will begin their study from January 2021.

Our acclaimed academic staff have both breadth and depth in supervisory expertise. We are also able to accommodate multi-disciplinary projects.


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