Academy of Contemporary Art and Creative Writing

The Department for Contemporary Art and Creative Writing in Tromsø is the world’s northernmost fine arts college. The Academy was started in 2007 and accepts only a small number of students each year for courses in fine arts and creative writing.

The first MA students were enrolled in 2012 and, in the autumn of 2013, the Academy has its first PhD students. The Art Academy is a department in a faculty comprising the department of music and drama and from autumn 2013 also a MA programme in Landscape Architecture, which allows for collaborations and exchange between the departments. The faculty aims to maintain a high international level and to develop its own particular characteristics, thus offering an alternative to other degree courses in the arts.


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Contact address:
Grønnegata 1 (Mackbygget)


+47 77 64 91 78

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UiT Norges arktiske universitet

Det kunstfaglige fakultet - Kunstakademiet

Postboks 6050 Langnes

9037 Tromsø