Study Environment

Education and industry
The Animation Workshop/VIA University College is an internationally recognized provider of bachelor programs and courses of the highest quality, with the support and participation of the Nordic and European film, TV, comics and game industries and of institutions such as the Creative Europe MEDIA programme and CARTOON, the European Association for Animation Film, of whose European Training Network (ETNA) The Animation Workshop is a founding member.

International network
With respect to this tradition, The Animation Workshop enjoys and cultivates an extensive international network of skilled professional guest teachers, particularly from Denmark, Finland, the UK, France, Spain, Germany, Japan, Canada and the USA.

The Animation Workshop, now 27 years old, is composed of seven distinct but vibrantly interconnected departments: the Bachelor of Arts in Character Animation and CG Arts, the Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Storytelling, Professional Training, Open Workshop Artist Residency, the Drawing Academy, Animated Learning Lab, and the Arsenal, a business development program for animation and VFX companies.
The Animation Workshop is a creative cluster in VIA School of Business, Technology & Creative Industries, VIA University College: VIA UC,