The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation (KADK) has as a higher education, the task of, on an artistic and scientific basis to provide training in architecture, design, conservation and restoration to the highest level and to perform artistic development and on a scientific basis to conduct research in architecture, design, crafts, conservation and restoration.
The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation (KADK) gives a high priority to international collaboration with foreign architecture, design and conservation schools. The school collaborates with a range of institutions in these fields. The collaborations take place within the European education programmes ERASMUS/SOCRATES and NORDPLUS. Furthermore bilateral agreements have been established with a number of non-european schools.
The school is as a higher creative educational institution in Denmark, subordinated the Ministry of Science, Innovation and Higher Education. The school collaborates with all other schools within these fields in DK, among these are: - the School of Architecture in Aarhus - The faculty of bioscience, Copenhagen University - Kolding School of Design
At the KADK three fields of knowledge , scientific research, artistic development and professional practice meets in different ways to discover, invent and create. The three fields are aligned within the educational structure and enables us to develop graduates and knowledge that matches both the industry and at the same time provides world-class research, cutting-edge artistic design and new experimental understanding. Our knowledge base provides KADK a unique position among educational and research institutions at home and abroad. KADK 's education is based on scientific research that delivers results that make our lives and solutions more intelligent , informed and future-proof . We work with artistic development as an integrated artistic process , thus leading to new results , reflections and specific forms , and by this provides new insights to the world around us. Throughout our programmes you meet professional practice and we strive to, among other things, to involve our surrounding society directly in the form of collaborate industrial PhDs . We support our staff to work with projects and specific