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Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Exchange Open To: Advertising, Architecture/Landscape/Interior, Communication Arts, Digital Media, Graphic Design, Illustration, Product Design
Minimum Class Standing: Junior Credit Type: BFA Credit
Program Description:
The exchange program provides Otis College students the opportunity to study for one semester at another art college. The program offers personal enrichment through study in a new context, new environment and with different faculty.

To apply please contact the Travel and External Study Coordinator through We will provide you with the application form. You will need to submit your transcript, copy of your passport or ID, and a Letter of Motivation with the application.

Fall semester: 1st April 
Spring semester: 15th October 

Fall semester: 1st May 
Spring semester: 15th November 

Tuition is payable to Otis College. A voucher indicating that tuition has been paid is issued by Otis College and must be presented to the Host School at registration. The student may receive a regular financial aid award, if any, to which they are entitled as participants in the Semester Abroad program.
While at the host school, the student is governed by the academic regulations in effect at the host school. Students in the program are ineligible for student aid or employment from the host school.
Laboratory fees, student service fees, or other fees may be charged to the student by the host institution. Such fees are billed to the student and payable directly to the host institution. Policies on these fees vary by institution and program, but they are typically quite minimal.

All incoming exchange students will receive one offer of accommodation directly from KEA unless they have a wish to organize this via a 3rd part on their own. 1-2 month prior to arrival they will receive the offer of accommodation, tenancy agreement and invoice for the deposit and rent for the first month with instructions. 

Cost per month: 3300 – 4000DKK 

Included with rent: 
  • Utilities - heating, lighting and hot water 
  • Cooking facilities 
  • Internet access
  • Fully furnished

Grades received from the Host School during exchange study will become a part of the student’s official record at Otis College. Outgoing exchange students are registered in a block of 15 units to be distributed by the adviser in the application and following the student’s portfolio review upon return to Otis College of Art & Design.
Students are responsible for providing Otis College with an official academic transcript from the host school. Exchange units will be recorded as Pass/Fail on the student’s permanent record.

Students are able to choose from the following programs: 
BA in Design and Business with specialization in Communication Design and Media 
BA in Design and Business with specialization in Brand Design 


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2019 12/15/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.