Education in Arts


"I wish to learn how to better articulate my objective and how to present myself more professionally."

Roos Koenders
Former student


ArtEZ is looking for highly motivated art teachers and other professionals (artists, managers, academic graduates and researchers) who have proven experience in art education.

Master of Education in Art admission criteria

  • An art teacher Bachelor’s degree equivalent to an HBO degree in the area of art and culture. Candidates with an academic education background are admissible, provided they can demonstrate work experience in art education.
  • Work in art education, or with clear prospects of a relevant work position in the short-term.
  • Motivation letter and CV.
  • Admission interview.

We are looking for candidates who are enthusiastic about our interdisciplinary approach. During the selection process for the Master’s course, we seek to form as balanced a group as possible, to ensure the interdisciplinary nature of the course.

Language requirements

All our courses have language requirements. You will need to prove your language proficiency by handing in a certificate stating your level. The level for Education in Art is:

  • B2, before 1 September. If you need a residence permit to study at ArtEZ, the delivery deadline is 1 June!

Check exemptions and language courses.

Motivation letter and CV

We ask you to submit a recent CV and motivation letter. On the basis of your CV and motivation letter you will be notified about whether you are admissible and will receive an invitation for an admission interview.

Admission interview

An admission interview is a compulsory component of the admission procedure for the Master of Education in Arts. The admission interview will be conducted by the head of the course and one of the course lecturers.

Admission Dates

Tuesday 9 February, Saturday 5 March, Wednesday 11 May, Friday 10 June, 2016

Result and validity

You will be notified of whether you have been admitted within three working weeks. If you are not admitted, we will attempt to provide you with insight into the reasons for this.

Admission is only valid for the course for which you have enrolled. If you wish to apply for admission to a course or specialisation at another location you must enrol for this separately. The admission is only valid for the academic year directly following the entrance examination.


You enrol via Studielink. After enrolment you will receive an email from the course regarding the admission procedure.