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The Central Academy of Fine Art (CAFA)

The Central Academy of Fine Art (CAFA)

Type of agreement: Bilateral
Level of studies: Master
Responsible: AHO, Institute of Architecture


Host institution contacts: Lingyue KONG, konglingyue@cafa.edu.cn

The number of places available



Language of instructions: English
TOEFL: 90, IELTS: 6.5, or any other equivalent English Language certifications. The certificate may be issued by AHO.

What courses can I take?

Please contact CAFA (Lingyue KONG, (konglingyue@cafa.edu.cn)) for a list of available courses.

What is the duration of the semester? 

Autumn semester: September – January
Spring semester: February – June (consists of two Quarters: Quarter 1 February - April (compulsory); Quarter 2 May – June (free choices)


On-campus accommodation is provided, but not guaranteed.
Room with private bath: 
- Stay 1-30 nights 180 YUAN/day
- Stay 31-179 nights 160 YUAN/day
- Stay more than 180 nights 140 YUAN/day

What does it cost? 

As an exchange student you pay only the AHO semester fee. 

Who can apply? 

Architecture students who are in their 6th, 7th or 8th semester at the time of application.

How to apply?

Apply for exchange studies through AHO by 1 February / 15 September through the application form found here
If you are nominated by AHO, send your application to Lingyue KONG, konglingyue@cafa.edu.cn

The host institution application deadline

Autumn semester and full year: 1 May
Spring semester: 1 October

Further questions? 

Do not hesitate to contact international-office@aho.no.
About the university
Country: China
City: Beijing