4. The entrance examination

Instructions for the entrance examination

All applicants with a qualifying exam – or an exemption – are invited to sit for the entrance exam. The exam will consist of different individual assignments and a group project. The assignments will collectively test your:

  • Ability to analyse and register
  • Ability to relate your suggested solution to other people (users)
  • Ability to produce, develop and communicate ideas
  • Ability to handle and develop form, function, materials and media
  • Ability to draw and communicate visually
  • Ability to communicate orally
  • Ability to reflect on your professional potential 
  • Persistence – willingness to explore and pursue your potential

Overall we want to uncover your talent. Talent consists of three things: Potential, passion and determination. In order to be accepted the applicant must possess all three.

Dates for the entrance examination

The weekend 30 and 31 March, both days from 9.00-17.00 (All four lines of study)

The entrance exam takes place at
Design School Kolding
Ågade 10
6000 Kolding


Please note:  It is not possible to take the entrance examination (optagelsesproeve) on any other dates than the above-mentioned

What should you bring to the entrance exam?

Your portfolio
Writing and drawing implements

5. Samtale