ART SCHOOLS


 
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Akademie der bildenden Künste Wien
Schillerplatz 3, 1010 Wien, Austria/ 431.5881.61818/ www.akbild.ac.at

For more than 300 years, the Akademie der bildenden Künste Wien has been an important training center for artists in Europe. Today, we offer our approximately one thousand students a training spectrum, ranging from painting and sculpture through photography to video, performance, conceptual art, architecture, scenography and restoration. The Institute of Art and Cultural Studies and the Institute of Natural Sciences and Technology in Art guarantee a high theoretical standard within the teaching of all departments through seminars and projects. In close relation to this, the education in the artist's lexicon, which we understand as a major contribution to the mediation of art, is in the process. The permeability to individual study paths between these institutes allows for broad-based training.

 

 
 

Universität für angewandte Kunst Wien
Oskar Kokoschka-Platz 2, 1010 Wien, Austria/ 431.711.330/ www.dieangewandte.at

The University of Applied Arts Vienna is home to more than 2.000 students, many of whom come from other countries, both within Europe and abroad. The broad spectrum of artistic disciplines, complemented by a large number of scientific subjects, certainly enriches the special atmosphere that prevails at the »Angewandte«.

 

 
 

Universität für künstlerische und industrielle Gestaltung Linz
Hauptplatz 8, Postfach 6, 4010 Linz, Austria/ 437.327.898/ www.ufg.ac.at

Historically, the university began as a school of art in the city in 1947, which was raised to the university in 1973 and finally to the university in 1998, as a clear demarcation from the Nazi regime. From this idea, the basic values of the university have become established: a strong focus on the freedom of art and an orientation towards contemporary art in connection with science and business. The teaching, research and artistic development of the students at the University of Art and Design Linz are grouped around three profile columns: intermediality, spatial strategies and artistic-scientific research.

 
 

Anton Bruckner Privatuniversität Linz
Hagenstraße 57, 4040 Linz, Austria/ 4373.2701.000/ www.bruckneruni.at

The Anton Bruckner Private University is one of five Austrian universities for music, drama and dance and one of four universities in Linz, the European Capital of Culture 2009. 850 students from all parts of the world are taught by 200 professors and university teachers as artists , Academics and educators internationally. The cultural country of Upper Austria is considered to be a model country for music education throughout Europe. The state government of Upper Austria is particularly supportive of artistic training, which is why, compared with other comparable institutions, extremely moderate study fees are being paid.

 
 
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Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Graz
8010 Graz, Austria/ 433.163.890/ www.kug.ac.at

With more than 2 ,400 students in Graz and Oberschützen, the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz – the KUG – is an internationally renowned place of education. With 17 institutes, 2 doctoral schools and a centre for gender studies it offers highly qualified training as well as research and development and exploration of the arts. The university located in the heart of Europe combines Austrian tradition in music and the performing arts with a pioneering contemporary positioning in a unique way.

 
 

Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien
Anton-von-Webern-Platz 1, 1030 Wien, Austria/ 431.711.55/ www.mdw.ac.at

The University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna (German: Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien, abbreviated MDW) is an Austrian university located in Vienna, established in 1817. Today, with a student body of over three thousand, it is the largest institution of its kind in Austria, and one of the largest in the world. In 1817, it was established by the Society for the Friends of Music. It has had several names: Vienna Conservatory, Vienna Academy and in 1909 it was nationalized as the Imperial Academy of Music and the Performing Arts. In 1998, the university assumed its current name to reflect its university status, attained in a wide 1970 reform for Austrian Arts Academies.

 

 
 
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Universität Mozarteum Salzburg
Mirabellplatz 1, 5020 Salzburg, Austria/ 4366.261.980/ www.uni-mozarteum.at

Universität Mozarteum Salzburg, also known simply as Mozarteum Salzburg, is a university in Salzburg, Austria which specializes in music and the dramatic arts. It is famous as one of the most respected universities in Europe for music studies and was named after Salzburg native Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

 
 

Le Septantecinq
Avenue Jean-François Debecker, 10, Brussels, Belgium/ 322.7610.125/ www.leseptantecinq.be

We offer a Bachelor Art Degree with a choice of one out of four specialisations in the area of visual and spatial fine arts: Graphic Design, Print Making and Digital Art, Painting and Photography. This three-year program leads to a Bachelor Degree Diploma (180 ECTS), fully recognised and publicly founded by the Belgium state. The aim of the degree is either to immediately start a career or to continue towards a Master degree. With its three sites, including the main one within the quiet environment of the Malou Park in Brussels, with around 250 students and 45 members of staff, we tend to provide outstanding educational practices and interpersonal relationships as well as building up on international exchanges.

 
 

Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts
Rue du Midi 144, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium/ 322.5061.010/ www.arba-esa.be

The Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts - École supérieure des Arts de la Ville de Bruxelles (ARBA-ESA), in Dutch Koninklijke Academie voor Schone Kunsten van Brussel, is the Belgian art school, established in Brussels in the Kingdom of Belgium. It was founded in 1711. At the beginning housed in a single room in the city hall, in 1876 the school moved to a former convent and orphanage in the Rue du Midi, rehabilitated by the architect Pierre-Victor Jamaer, where the school still operates.

 
 
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Advanced Performance and Scenography Training (a.pass)
Delaunoystraat 58/17, 1080 Brussels, Belgium/ 322.4114.916/ apass.be

a.pass is an artistic research environment that develops research on performativity and scenography, in an international artistic and educational context. a.pass offers a one-year artistic research training program at post-master level for artists and theoreticians, based on the principles of self-organization, collaboration and transdisciplinarity. a.pass participants develop an independent artistic research project, with a personalized curriculum in a shared and collectively created research environment. The a.pass artistic research center develops, documents and archives tools for qualitative and relevant artistic research practices. The research center uses this growing archive to communicate and interact with the artistic and educational field and functions as a forum for the development of a critical approach on artistic research. a.pass emphasizes the relation between the research practices and a broader societal field, and encourages engaged transdisciplinary practices.

 
 

ARTS², École Supérieure des Arts
Rue de Nimy 7, 7000 Mons, Belgium/ 326.5347.377/ esapv.be

ARTS 2 (arts au carré), the Higher School of Arts of the Wallonia-Brussels Federation, is located in Mons, the cultural capital of the Federation and the cultural capital of the European Union for the year 2015. It results from the merger between the The Royal Conservatory (Music and Theater) and the Higher School of Visual and Visual Arts (ESAPV), both rich in a long artistic tradition.

 
 

Cad, College Of Advertising & Design
Rue Roberts Jones 25, 1180 Uccle, Belgium/ 322.6404.032/ cad.be

The CAD is a private international college of design located in Brussels. Founded in 1961, the CAD is one of the very few colleges in continental Europe to provide an English/American-style education in the fields of interior architecture & product design, advertising, web design, user experience, graphic & motion design as well as 3D image design. All courses are taught by active and eminent professionals. The CAD's main objective is to help students develop their creative potential and, ultimately, express themselves. The CAD is attended by 180 students and employs as many as 60 teachers.

 
 

La Cambre
Abbaye de la Cambre 21, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium/ 322.6261.780/ www.lacambre.be

L'École de la Cambre, more known as La Cambre, is a renowned architecture and visual arts school founded by Henry van de Velde in Brussels in 1926. It was founded as the Institut supérieur des Arts décoratifs, and became known as "La Cambre" after the Abbey of la Cambre in Ixelles in which premises it was established. In 1980, La Cambre was divided into two separate institutions, the École nationale supérieure des Arts visuels (ENSAV), and the Institut supérieur d'Architecture de la Communauté française de Belgique (ISACF). Both institutions belong to the French Community of Belgium. ENSAV is still housed at the abbey while ISACF headquarters is on Flagey Square, on the opposite side of the Ixelles Ponds. Famous alumni include Berthe Dubail, Olivier Strebelle and Anthony Vaccarello.

 

 
 

ESA Saint-Luc Bruxelles

30, place Morichar, B - 1060 - Bruxelles, Belgium/ 322.5330.880/ www.stluc-bruxelles-esa.be

The Ecole Saint-Luc is a graduate school of the arts which aims to train creative young people. As coherent as necessary. Supervised by quality teachers who want to stimulate fallow talents. Who rely on their personal experiences. But also tried to explore new educational paths. Programs enabling the practice to rely on theory. Encouraging reflection and research. With the idea of equipping the students with a general culture, a critical sense and a will of rigor.

 
 

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Rue Godefroid 32, Namur, Belgique/ 328.1223.109/ www.heaj.be

The Bachelor’s Degree in Visual Arts programme aims at both teaching the student the practice of different artistic disciplines and at training him/her to teaching methods. Creativity, aesthetic sense, observation skills and manual dexterity are competences on which this programme is focused. The student also studies how to structure a lesson, how to pass on his/her knowledge and how to apprehend all the visual expression forms.

 
 

Erg Saint-Luc School Search Graphique

Rue du Page 87, 1050 Bruxelles, Belgium/ 322.5389.829/ www.erg.be

The Graphic Research School ( Erg ), located in Brussels, is a free higher institute of plastic arts created in 1972 by Thierry de Duve and Jean Guiraud . In administrative terms, the Erg is an institution of higher education of a long and university type, full-fledged, subsidized by the State and whose diplomas are recognized by the French Community of Belgium . The Erg prospective project aims to forge a series of practical and discursive tools that can be the object of a free appropriation by the students, in accordance with the future orientations of their artistic practices. This project can be understood as following a double logic. The former extends existing dynamics within the framework of the erg program. The second provides and generates a series of teaching processes dealing with the question of artistic practices by privileging their experimental share.

 
 

LUCA School of Arts

Rue des Palais 70, 1030 Bruxelles, Belgium/ 322.2501.100/ www.luca-arts.be

LUCA School of Arts is the only university college in Flanders exclusively dedicated to art and design, making it unique in the region. The art school combines the strengths and expertise of five renowned Flemish higher education institutions for art and design, spread across Brussels, Genk, Ghent and Leuven. LUCA is a member of the KU Leuven Association. More than 4,000 students can choose from in excess of thirty programmes in Audiovisual Arts & Techniques, Interior & Product Design, Construction Technology, Music & Drama and Visual Arts & Design. LUCA School of Arts offers both professional and academic bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and advanced bachelor's and master's degrees.

 
 

INSAS - Institut Supérieur des Arts

Rue Jules Bouillon 1, 1050 Ixelles, Belgium/ 322.5119.286/ insas.be

The National Institute of Performing Arts and Broadcasting Technology, INSAS, is a Belgian film and theater school founded in 1962 by Raymond Ravar, André Delvaux and Paul Anrieu.

 
 
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Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Antwerp

Blindestraat 35, 2000 Antwerpen, Belgium/ 323.2137.160/ www.ap.be

The Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp is an art academy located in Antwerp, Belgium. It is one of the oldest of its kind in Europe. It was founded in 1663 by David Teniers the Younger, painter to the Archduke Leopold Wilhelm and Don Juan of Austria. Teniers was master of the Guild of St Luke — which embraced arts and some handicrafts — and petitioned Philip IV of Spain, then master of the Spanish Netherlands, to grant a royal charter to establish a Fine Arts Academy in Antwerp. It houses the world-renowned Antwerp Fashion Academy.

 
 

KASK & CONSERVATORIUM School of Arts Gent

Jozef Kluyskensstraat 2, Gent, Belgium/ 329.2433.600/ schoolofartsgent.be

The Royal Academy of Fine Arts (KASK) and the Royal Conservatory constitute the School of Arts of University College Ghent. The school brings together talented and motivated students with outstanding educators, active artists, designers and theorists in art and design from all over the world. The mission statement of the school defines its main tasks: development of the arts, education and research in an international perspective.

 
 

MAD-faculty

Campus Elfde Linie Hasselt, Elfde-Liniestraat 25, building C, 3500 Hasselt, Belgium/ 328.9300.850/ www.pxl-mad.be

You are very lucky indeed if you are studying at the Media, Arts & Design faculty because this joint faculty of the PXL and LUCA School of Arts colleges of higher education and the KULeuven & UHasselt universities is a showstopper. The MAD faculty is located on two campuses: Campus C-mine, at the former mining site in Genk, and Campus Elfde Linie in Hasselt. It boasts recording studios, editing suites, workspaces, dark rooms and a media library. The building's design produces interesting interaction between education and the related profession. With the arrival of innovative companies, creative projects and well-known designers, Campus C-mine is the ideal base for young creative talent.

 
 
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Sint Lucas School of Arts Antwerpen

Sint-Jozefstraat 35, 2018 Antwerpen, Belgium/ 323.2236.970/ www.sintlucasantwerpen.be

Sint Lucas Antwerp takes the two dimensions of the art and design seriously in education. On the one hand there is the will of the artist and designer to create, on the other hand to analyze the need to image and design on its value. What can a new image or design for the art, and by extension to society? If one can not just do something, one must also know why one does something or just omit. Sint Lucas Antwerp we do not regard this as a pressing responsibility of a heavy burden. Rather ... art and design have just challenging choices and generous opportunities. With great pleasure and ingenuity we are in the teaching of "Art, design and jewelery." Sint Lucas Antwerp simultaneously doing research in the arts and work with various parties in concrete projects, to make the results of research and education far beyond the boundaries of the school resonate.

 
 
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Sint Lucas Gent - Luca, School of Arts

Alexianenplein 1 & 2, 9000, Gent / 329.2254.290/ www.luca-arts.be

LUCA campus Sint-Lucas Ghent situated in the pleasant historical heart of Ghent. Students will not only enjoy a vibrant nightlife, but also a cultural and stimulating environment. Ghent is not just a college town but also numerous opportunities and initiatives in the fields of culture, design and creative industries. Campus Sint-Lucas Ghent organizes training Visual Arts, Visual Design, Interior Design and the Teacher Training. The studios are located on two sites. 

 
 

Aarhus School of Architecture

Nørreport 20, Aarhus C, 8000 Aarhus, Denmark/ 4589.360.000/ aarch.dk

The Aarhus School of Architecture (Arkitektskolen Aarhus) was founded in 1965 in Århus, Denmark. Along with the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture in Copenhagen, it is responsible for the education of architects in Denmark. The school has approximately 750 students.

 
 
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Design School Kolding

Ågade 10, 6000 Kolding, Denmark/ 4576.301.100/ www.designskolenkolding.dk

Design School Kolding (Designskolen Kolding) is a design school located in Kolding, Denmark. It delivers undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in the areas of fashion, textiles, communication design, industrial design, accessory design, and design for play (design for play is offered only as an MA programme). It was founded in 1967, and received university status in 2010.

 
 

Funen Art Academy

Brandts Torv 1, 5000 Odense C, Denmark / 4566.111.288/ detfynskekunstakademi.dk

Funen Art Academy (Det Fynske Kunstakademi) is an independent, nationally recognized educational institution located in the Brandts complex in central Odense, Denmark. The academy is funded jointly by the Danish Ministry of Cultural Affairs, the municipality of Odense, and private foundations and sponsors. The primary objective of the Academy is to provide workshop-based teaching with collaboration between students and teachers across different artistic media and study years. To achieve an international focus the tuition is carried out in English, in a large part by foreign artists, and concentrates on conceptual artistic practices which deal with current political and social issues.

 
 

Jutland Art Academy

Mejlgade 32, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark/ 4586.136.919/ www.djk.nu

Jutland Art Academy (Det Jyske Kunstakademi, abbreviated DJK), is a state recognized institute for higher education in Aarhus, Denmark, offering a 5-year programme in contemporary art. The academy has no departments and focuses on conceptually driven practices and transdisciplinary work. The academy has about 40 students. The school is located in the street of Mejlgade in the Latin Quarter of Aarhus.

 
 

Schools of Visual Arts - The Royal Danish Academy of Art

Kongens Nytorv 1, 1050 Copenhagen K, Denmark/ 4337.446.00/ www.kunstakademiet.dk

The Schools of Visual Arts, The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts is a higher education that provides a framework for teaching, professional development and research in all the visual artistic field. The Schools of Visual Arts performed this task through more than 260 years on the basis of changing perceptions of the role and function of art at the time.

 
 

KADK, The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation

Philip de Langes Allé 10, København, Denmark/ 4541.701.500/ kadk.dk

The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation (KADK) was founded in 2011 on the basis of a merger between the Academy’s School of Architecture, the Danish Design School and the Academy’s School of Conservation. Today KADK have approx. 2,000 students on our Bachelor, Master’s, PhD and continuing education programmes.

 
 

Arts University Bournemouth

Poole BH12 5HH, UK/ 4412.0253.3011/ aub.ac.uk

Arts University Bournemouth, established in 1885 as a specialist institution, is now a leading University offering high quality specialist education in art, design, media and performance across the creative industries. We remain passionate about our subjects and continue to encourage curiosity, risk-taking and adventure in exploring and pushing subject knowledge and its boundaries. AUB provides staff and students with a well resourced environment in which to practise to the highest professional standards. AUB is one of a small number of higher education institutions in the UK devoted solely to the study of art, design, media and performance.