ArtEZ Institute of the Arts

ArtEZ provides training for more than 3,000 students in the fine arts, fashion, design, architecture, music, dance and drama in Arnhem, Enschede and Zwolle.

The quality of its courses is reflected by the level of recognition that they have achieved throughout the professional field, not only nationally but also internationally.



Studying for a short period at ArtEZ is a unique opportunity to gain experience in working with people from different cultural backgrounds, and to improve your language skills. >> 


How to prepare?

When you have made the decision to go study at ArtEZ, you will need to prepare your stay. This checklist will guide international students through all the steps they need to take before leaving home. >>


Entrance requirements

Requirements and examination dates vary for each study. The requirements for the ArtEZ courses and the examination dates are included on the individual institutes' websites.

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New: Moving Image

The three year bachelor program Moving Image is an exciting, new and creative alternative to more theory-oriented academic studies. 

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Join the Graphic Design Summer Sessions in Beijing

The Summer Sessions is a mobile summer school program developed by ArtEZ Graphic Design ArnhemThe basic idea is simple: 14 days, 20-30 students, 4 tutors and an exceptional location. Apply now: Summer Session website


Erasmus Charter for Higher Education (ECHE)
As part of the new Erasmus + Programme, ArtEZ has obtained the Erasmus Charter for Higher Education (ECHE).
The ECHE is an important award that the EACEA (Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency) gives to institutions after a careful selection and evaluation procedure of the activities carried out within the Lifelong Learning Programme framework during the previous 7 years (2007-2013) of activity.









Crossmedia Design

Product Design













AKI ArtEZ | photo: Laurens Kuiper

Fine Art | Dennis Roodbol

Comic Design

Preparatory course Dance | photo: Robert Benschop














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