The application deadline for all candidates is 1 May

By this date, all candidates have to have completed their registration via Studielink (Step 1) and submitted their portfolio and all other required documents (as described in Step 2 below)

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

Candidates are requested to prepare a digital submission using Dropbox. The digital submission should include:

  • your letter of motivation
  • your resume
  • your portfolio
  • your research proposal

All written materials should be in Dutch or English.

Find detailed information about the requested material under Specific requirements. We ask you to prepare a Dropbox folder with all the material inside of it. Once your material is complete we ask you to send us a link to the folder. We explicitly don’t want you to share the folder with us. Please send the Dropbox link to the Interfaculty coordinator.

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You will be able to adjust and work on your dropbox folder all the way until the 1st of May. Even once you have finalized the entire registration, you can still adjust and add things to your digital submission.

In case you have any questions regarding the ArtScience programme and/or the admission process we ask you to contact the Interfaculty via

Selected candidates will be invited to an online admission interview (via Skype, Zoom or Teams).

You will receive a notification whether you will be invited for an interview on 10 May 2022 at the latest.
Interviews will be planned in the period from 16 until 27 May 2022.

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.