Artist Educator


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Lotte Wandel
Learning coordinator


Are you motivated by the power of the arts to enable change? Do you believe in the endless positive possibilities of humanity? Do you hope to dedicate your thoughts and artistic practice to defend human rights, to challenge injustice and to resolve conflict? Do you want to use your practice to inform and activate a new generation of critical thinkers who will challenge the existing orthodoxies and the status quo? Join us in our creative endeavour to use the arts as a vehicle for change.


You enrol via Studielink and will be asked to submit these documents:
- a copy of your passport;
- a copy of your bachelor diploma (preferably in English and with a list of credits);
- a copy of IELTS/TOEFL diploma for the English language requirements.
After enrolment, you will receive an email regarding the admission procedure.

Admission procedure

You will be asked to submit the following entries while your diplomas (if already obtained on the moment of application) and documents will be verified:
- your CV;
- an artist statement, in which you make connections between your arts practice, interests and your reason for applying;
- a portfolio that gives a clear representation of your current practice.

Based on your entries we will decide if you will be invited for an admission interview. If selected, you will receive an invitation for an admission interview conducted by the Head of Programme and the Learning Coordinator. Based on the amount of applications there will be different rounds of selection interviews, you will be further informed about this once you will be invited. For candidates living outside the Netherlands, interviews can also be held via Skype. Finally, we will ask for two references for example from your professional network or (former) education. Therefore you will be asked send us the contact details of two persons who we could approach for this.

Language requirements

Please note our English language requirements. You will need to prove your language proficiency by handing in a certificate stating your level before the 1st of September.

The level for iMAE is:

  • IELTS 6.0
  • TOEFL paper 550
  • TOEFL Internet 80
  • TOEIC 670/290
  • Cambridge First (FCE) - Grade B (scale 173 - 175) / Cambridge First (FCE) - Grade C (scale 169 - 172)

For more information, please check the language requirements.


If you are a non-EU/EEA resident, there are two scholarships you can apply for: the ArtEZ Scholarship and the Holland Scholarship. The deadline for both scholarships is May 1st. Please contact Student Affairs for information about scholarships, residence permits, and any other related questions.
As Non EU/EEA student, you must transfer a financial guarantee.

Enrolment deadlines

Non EU/EEA students that apply for a ArtEZ and/or Holland scholarship:

  •  1 March 2019 - Enrolment through Studielink
  • 15  March 2019 - Submitting application entries
  • April 2019 - Admission interviews

EU/EEA and other non EU-EEA students:

  • 1 May 2019 for EU/EEA - Enrolment through Studielink
  • 20 May 2019 – Submitting application entries
  • June 2019 - Admission interviews

In case you have any questions regarding the admission procedure, feel free to contact our Learning Coordinator, Ms. Lotte Wandel: of