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Architecture and Extreme Environments

Master (2 years) of Architecture, 120 ECTS
Architecture, design and visual arts

Institution The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts - Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation
Campus Copenhagen
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 6000 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR


The overall aim of the programme is to explore architecture designed through hyper-tuned site specificity.During this course, you will engage in  environments, which are out of balance. For example: flooding, extreme cold or heat, high pollution and health risk zones. This allows you to become involved in real-scenarios and experience on-site research. In addition, you will acquire knowlegde about design methodology and solutions which can be applied to many contemporary contexts.

Career Opportunities  

As a graduate, you have the possibility of working as an urban planner, an architect, furniture designer or landscape architect. You can also work as an industrial and graphic designer, depending on your chosen specialty. 

For addiutional information on career paths, please contact The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation

School of Architecture : Tel. +45 4170 1500,  E-mail: 


Applicants with a bachelor degree in architecture or architectural studies from a nationally recognised school of architecture are eligible for admission.

In addition, there is a minimum English language requirement for admission. In 2015-16 the requirements are: TOEFL (paper-based) score 575, TOEFL (internet-based) score 90, IELTS score 6.5. 

For more information about admission, see here.


There is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students who hold a citizenship from outside EU/EAA/Switzerland. Students within an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition.

For Further Information

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Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System   

Application date
Feb 27
Start date
Sep 01


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