Program Council, basic and advanced level

The Program council, basic and advanced level, is a preparatory and advisory body that handles matters regarding educational issues at Umeå Institute of Design such as course syllabi, program curricula, and degree descriptors, for studies on Bachelor and Masters level. The Program council shall actively discuss quality work and different issues of development and strategy relating to the educations.

The program council meets as a whole once a term, and in separate work group meetings for basic level (SSC, IDI and BFA) and advanced level (APD, IxD, TD) one more time per term.

Members of the Council:

Linda Bogren, Director of studies (chair)
Birgitta Sundberg, Coordinator for education (minutes keeper)
Vacant, responsible for the subject of design at UID
Per Sihlén, Programme director BFA
Oscar Björk, Course responsible IDI
Thomas Degn, Programme director APD
Stoffel Kuenen, Acting programme director IxD
Demian Horst, Programme director TD
Lisa Modin, Student representative BFA1 (2017/2018)
Felicia Hjelmqvist, Student representative BFA3 (2017/2018)
Tobias Löhe, Student representative IDI (2017/2018)
Jenny Holmsten, student representative APD (2017/2018)
Piotr Kuklo, student representative IxD (2017/2018)
Wenting Xu/Jozsef Becze, student representative TD (2017/2018)

Vacant, External member (2016-19)
Vacant, External member (2016-19)

Information from Umeå University:

Educational Administration

Legal Framework


Planned meetings autumn 2018

September 26, November 21, December 19

Minutes spring 2018

May 16
March 28
January 31
If you want to see appendix 2-10, please contact

Minutes autumn 2017

January 25
March 29
May 17
September 27
If you want to see appendix 2-13, please contact
November 11
If you want to see appendix 2-12, please contact
December 20

Minutes 2016

April 27
June 20
September 28

November 23


The program council, basic and advanced level, replaces the former Education council.

Education issues on third cycle level are handled by the PhD program council.