ArtEZ is a school and knowledge institute. The research conducted by the professorships contributes to the renewal of art education and to theory formation in the field..
Research is essential for the formation of theory and vision in the arts. Through a solid theoretical vision, the professorships are able to contribute to the development and renewal of art education. Various lecturers are conducting PhD research.
Fashion is an important cultural phenomenon in our visual culture. The Fashion Design Professorship seeks to discover the deeper meaning of changing societal needs behind fashion trends, and/or develop new understanding and concepts.
At the Centre of Expertise (CoE) ‘Future Makers in Fashion & Design', design, research and innovation are the primary focus. The objective is the development and application of new, sustainable materials and creative processes.
The Education in Arts and Culture Professorship is based on the concept of the ‘Artist Educator’. The professorship conducts research, publishes articles, initiates projects and organises events in the field of art and cultural education.
The Theory in the Arts Professorship examines the role and significance of theory in the arts and in art education.