Late IDI application step by step
The on-line application service at universityadmissions.se is
open for late applications to Industrial Design Intensive, until
Between 15 and 20 students are admitted to the course every year.
Several exchange students may be accepted for
one or two semesters.
Admission is based on applicant's documentation and home
The course is taught in English.
Tuition fees are covered by Swedish government grants for EU
citizens. Scholarships from Umeå University/UID are not available
for non EU students in the Second admission round. Learn more about
admission for non EU citizens.
Eligibility: Applicants must previously have
conducted, and passed, a minimum of one year of full time
university studies, 60 credits (60 ECTS) or the equivalent + home
Applicants are required to show a high level of English
proficiency (equivalent to English B/6 from Swedish Upper Secondary
School). Read More.
A late application means that we look at each application
according to the date when the application is complete (applicant
is eligible according to University Admissions and home assignment
have arrived at UID).
It can be of importance to complete your application as soon as
possible since if you wait too long we might have filled the study
How to apply?
FIRST STEP: Apply at universityadmissions.se.
All supporting documents should be uploaded or sent to University
Admissions, Östersund, except home assignment. Important: keep your
registration/application number for further steps.
April 18, 2017: Deadline for application and application
This is the last day to submit a late application through universityadmissions.se
Last day to pay application fee, if you are non EU
citizen. Non-EU applicants pay an
application fee of 900SEK. If you are EU
citizen, you must submit documentation of your citizenship
status to confirm that you do not need to pay application or
tuition fees. Read
April 28, 2017: Send in your academic
Last day to upload supporting academic documents at
SECOND STEP: Create and send in a home
assignment directly to Umeå Institute of Design.
May 2, 2017: Home assignment due
Last day for home assignment to arrive in Umeå.
If you have sent in a portfolio to one of our Master
programmes this spring 2017, please send an e-mail with your name
and application number to firstname.lastname@example.org
and you will receive more information.
Submit the home assignments in physical format. If no
specification is made in the
instructions, you may draw, cut and paste, use a computer, and
utilise materials of your choice. The home assignment pages can be
in standing (portrait) or landscape A4/letter format, using papers
of your own choice.
Write your application number (received from
universityadmissions.se) on each page of the home
assignment tasks, and your name on the back side of each
Write "IDI" on the envelope, and send it by postal
service (ordinary mail) to:
Umeå Institute of Design
SE-901 87 Umeå
If sending your home assignment with a delivery
firm, please instead use: Umeå Institute of Design, Umeå
University, Östra Strandgatan 28 A, SE-903 33 Umeå, Sweden.
Please note that assignments sent by postal service (ordinary
mail) to this address will not arrive at
Make sure your home assignment arrives at UID no later
than May 2.
We look at
ability to define design problems
innovation and creativity in solutions
visualisation and visual communication skills
ability to explain ideas
sketching skills and potential for developing these skills
What happens next?
Late April - mid-May 2017
Notification of the selection results are sent out via University
Admissions. Please note that we cannot answer specific inquiries
about admission prior to the official notification.
Please note that communication about your admission process
will be handled through your University Admission account, which
you create when you apply.