MA in Fine Art

The Master´s Programme at the Department of Fine Art offers from the fall of 2020 two pathways; MA in Fine Art practice and MA in Curatorial practice. These two pathways are run parallel to each other placing MA fine art practice and the curatorial component of contemporary art in close proximity allowing for the possibility of working side by side on developing projects, engaging in critical debates and dialogues that bring out shared views as well as different nuances of these two professions.
The MA Fine Art Programme is structured to support your individual and progressive art practice. There is an emphasis on art practice and research with a view to strengthen insight into the complexities of contemporary art contexts. We look for flexibility and specialization in materials and methods requiring you to be able to position yourself, to critique and challenge problems and situations within the field.
You will be joining an artistic and intellectual community committed to contemporary art and art education. You will be placed in the city of Reykjavik in proximity to a growing but vibrant art-scene across a variety of art disciplines. One of the unique features of the Iceland University of the Arts is the students’ proximity to other disciplines in the arts. Collaboration is encouraged across various arts disciplines on an individual basis as well as through workshops and specific projects.

Programme: MA Fine Art
Degree: MA
Credits: 120 ECTS
Study length: 4 terms – 2 years


Opening of applications: January 8th 2024

Deadline: April 12th 2024

Application outcome: May 2024



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