The deadlines for application submissions* to the Bachelor Interior Architecture & Furniture Design and the corresponding dates for selected candidates to be invited for an online admission interview are:

EU/EEA candidates:

Applications sent before 1 March 2021 -> Interview: 6 April 2021
Applications sent before 6 May 2021 -> Interview: 2 June 2021
Final deadline: 1 June 2021 -> Interview: 24 June 2021

non EU/EEA candidates

Final deadline: 1 May 2021 -> Interview: 20 May 2021

*A complete application submission consists of registration via Studielink (step1) and submission of portfolio, CV, motivation letter and home assignments (step 2), as described in the steps of the application process below.


Please note that, due to the scope of the current Coronavirus, alternative channels for the application interviews are offered for prospective students. It is possible that application interviews will run via Skype or Microsoft Teams. You will be informed by the Student Administration or the department.

Studielink is the common registration and enrolment application system for all non-private institutions of higher education in the Netherlands.

  • Create a Studielink account: provide personal details (as stated in your passport or ID card) and previous educational information (studies, diplomas and exam results).

    Official residents of the Netherlands have to use their DigiD to login to Studielink.
    International students create an account with their own username and password.
  • Once your account is created you can ‘add a new enrolment’ by indicating the study programme of your choice under the ‘University of Applied Sciences – Royal Academy/Royal Conservatoire The Hague’. Follow carefully the steps and at the end confirm your application.

    Detailed instructions are provided on the website of Studielink to assist you with the procedure.
    Please note! Once you've submitted your application in Studielink, you will receive an automatic reply in your mailbox with the subject "Upload the required documents". Check your spam box if you have not received it within 3 minutes.

Start your application

After your enrolment via Studielink is confirmed, you will receive an e-mail by the Student Administration of the Royal Academy of Art, The Hague. In this e-mail, you’ll find your personal login info, which will grant you access to the Academy’s online application system Osiris, where you can upload your portfolio and other required documents:

  • Portfolio (max 50MB)
  • Curriculum Vitae, CV (max 1 A4)
  • Letter of motivation (max 500 words)
  • Two assignments (max 50MB)

Find detailed information about the requested material under the Specific requirements section on the Admission requirements page.

The selection committee will assess your portfolio & motivation and you will be notified by e-mail about the result.

If the selection committee decides positively on your application, you will receive an invitation by e-mail for the upcoming online admission interview.

After the admission interview you will be informed whether or not you are admitted to our programme. All students who are offered a spot into our programme will need to upload some supporting documents to complete their enrolment. These documents include:

  • Copy of your passport* (a scanned version of pages with photo and personal information)
  • Copy of your high school and/or bachelor diploma (if applicable)
  • A profile picture (to print on your student card)
  • Proof of English proficiency (for non-EEA students only)

*if you have a double nationality, please add a copy of your second passport as well

Your official enrolment at the Royal Academy of Art, The Hague (KABK) is completed upon payment of the tuition fees. Related information will be sent to you by our student administration office via e-mail.

Once you are officially registered as a student at the KABK, you will receive your student card and a proof of enrolment.

International students can find practical information on what to arrange before and during their stay in The Netherlands.