In the following you will find answers to the most frequently asked questions about the master's programme. If you do not find a proper answer to a question of yours, do not hesitate to contact us. Our contact info is at the buttom of this page.
The master’s programme is international and open for students from Denmark and abroad. Hence, classes will be taught in English. However, you can choose to conduct your projects in English, Danish or another Scandinavian language.
During the first semester in which you will attend the specialisation modules, your daily attendance is required. Upon completion of this semester, you may move between the schools depending on the courses chosen by you.
Yes, all specialisations are open to anyone holding a bachelor’s degree from a stately recognized artistic institution.
There will be periods of mandatory attendance, especially during the first and second semester.
The Master’s programme aims to connect the courses with professional life. Therefore, it will be possible to conduct school projects, particularly the master’s project within the framework a professional context. You may also be granted allowance to take leave from the programme for a limited period in order to work professionally. However, the school is obliged to follow the national regulations regarding study progress and SU.
The international aspect of the master’s programme is important and it would be difficult to imagine going through the programme without doing any traveling at all. However, traveling is not mandatory, and you could even complete the international module in the third semester in Denmark as long as the project includes an international dimension.
No, it is not an academic Master’s programme. All projects are artistic and you are not demanded to be skilled in writing.
No, in order to qualify for the master’s programme in Performing Arts, you need to hold an education at a bachelor's level from a stately recognized artistic institution, e.g. the Danish National School of Performing Arts. Find more information on this subject in the application guide.
No, in order to qualify for the master’s programme in Performing Arts, you need to hold an artistic education at a bachelor's level from the Danish National School of Performing Arts or another relevant Danish or foreign higher education institution. Find more information on this subject in the application guide.
The study programmes at DASPA are free of charge for all EU-citizens. However, you will be charged a fee for the Danish copyright organization that covers the whole study programme. This fee needs to be paid prior to the beginning of the study programme.
Students from countries that are not members of the EU or EEA will have to pay a tuition fee. The current tuition fee is 10300 EUR pr. semester.
Being a student at the master's programme entitles you to receive SU. Normally you must be a Danish citizen to receive SU. However, if you are a foreign citizen, you have the possibility of applying for equal status with Danish citizens and thus being approved to receive SU. For further information, please visit www.su.dk/english.
The school year starts in August and finishes in June.
There is no limit on the time passed from your bachelor’s level degree before applying for admission to the master's program.
We regret to inform you that due to the current financial situation at the school, only two specializations will be on offer this year, namely Conceptualizing, Creating, Collaborating and The Topography of Story. This means that the specializations Global Interactions and Artistic Research and Performative Practices will NOT be available this year. In order to accommodate applicants for the two canceled specializations, extra spots will be added in the remaining specializations.
Due to this unfortunate situation, the application deadline has been postponed until May 1st 2019.
For questions and queries, please contact the head of the Master's Programme Solveig Gade.