University College of Dance - Danshögskolan
English language section of University College of Dance
Type of Higher Education Institution: University
School/Program: Fine Arts and Design
University College of Dance is a unique institution of higher education offering students an opportunity to get trained in dance and choreography. The institution is under the administration of the government and receives funding to teach students as well as to conduct research. The institution not only trains students in various aspects of dance but is also actively involved in research. It offers programs for students who are beginners as well as to those who are already established in the field but want to upgrade their skills.
University College of Dance offers students a chance to learn from various experts who are dedicated and committed to imparting quality education. The institution focuses on dance and neo circus wishing to promote both in the society. The institution challenges the traditions of the past by introducing innovation and experiments that help to develop new talents that can be perfected. The institution has a policy that all those who wish to study at the institution must be able to read and write Swedish and English. Prospective students have also got to take an admission test.
The instructors at the University College of Dance ensure that their well-balanced theoretical and practical classes give students a comprehensive education. The students are given the opportunity to meet, interact and learn from various professionals from diverse backgrounds, thereby adding to their experience. The students who have graduated successfully are competent, confident individuals who are extremely well-trained and capable of handling their professional responsibility at their work places. Successful students can work as choreographers, dance teachers at primary schools, circus artists, and health-care professionals who use dance as a form of therapy.