The Nordic Master in Architectural Heritage – NORDMAK – is an academic supplementary programme aimed at fully-qualified graduates who work with architectural heritage.
NORDMAK bridges the gap between theory and practice and provides students with skills in theory formation, exploration, documentation and a value-based work method within the subject area as well as process management skills. We call the programme a Nordic master for the reason that the four semesters are located in Denmark, Norway, Sweden, and Finland respectively.
NORDMAK is a part-time programme spread over 2.5 years which equals one fulI-time equivalent (FTE) or 60 ECTS credits. The course has been planned to create synergy between you and your place of work. Therefore, it allows you to use assignments and cases from your daily work as a basis for your studio assignments. Mandatory teaching requiring the presence of students is limited to one week per semester, alternating between the different Nordic countries. In addition to this, students are required to submit three group assignments and one individual assignment per semester.
NORDMAK is based in Denmark, at Aarhus School of Architecture. The programme is, however, inter-Nordic with close cooperation between our school and The Oslo School of Architecture and Design, KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm and Aalto University in Helsinki, involving teachers and students from all the Nordic countries
The programme was set up in 2007 and has been approved by The Danish Ministry of Culture.
The next class is scheduled to start in autumn 2021 with a deadline for applications in spring 2021.
What former and current participants say
The current group of NORMAK students comprises seven architects, an engineering architect, an art historian, a building contractor, and a theologian. Read read more about what current and former participants gained from the programme.