The guidance of the students’ artistic development takes place continuously, through ongoing discussions between students and teachers about their work and work processes. In addition to mentors and coaches, an independent student counsellor can assist with concerns about study progress and/or issues of a more personal nature.

Student counsellor

The counsellor provides information on and assists (where possible) with the following matters:

  • Problems with study progress due to illness

  • Personal problems

  • Adjustment difficulties, study motivation, study planning, performance anxiety, switching programmes

  • Conflicts with teachers

  • Professional procedures

  • Study grants and financial issues

  • Applications for funding and grants

  • Information on deregistration

  • Information on postgraduate programmes

The student counsellor represents the individual interests of the students and is bound by a duty of confidentiality. The counsellor can also mediate or make referrals to agencies or individuals outside the Academy. Third parties are contacted if necessary, but only with the approval of the student.

Mirjam Pol is the student counsellor at the KABK. Together with Pauline Schep, they are the confidential contact persons for students. Information about how to reach Mirjam Pol and Pauline Schep is listed below.

Contact information

Mirjam Pol
(070) 315 4723
room BB.219

You can turn to Mirjam Pol for all matters: study related, personal and confidential.

Office hours at the KABK:
Monday through Thursday 10.00-18.00

Appointments for consultation can be made by e-mail.

Pauline Schep
+31 655 712 814

You can turn to Pauline Schep for confidential matters.