Exchange period at the KABK

Are you studying at another institution and want to join the Royal Academy of Art, The Hague (KABK) for one or two semesters?

Find out below how to apply for an exchange period in one of our Bachelor programmes.


Erasmus Code


Language of instruction


Duration of exchange

1 semester or 1 year

1st Semester


2nd Semester


Application deadlines

1 May (1st Semester)
15 October (2nd Semester)

“The KABK is a really good school if you want to do a lot of research and develop your personal interests. You can try to find yourself.”
Exchange student Interior Architecture & Furniture Design

Check out more testimonials from incoming exchange students.

Erasmus/Non-Erasmus exchange students

An exchange student is a student from one of the partner institutions of the Royal Academy of Art, The Hague (KABK). The partner institution can be an Erasmus partner or a non-Erasmus partner. Students on an exchange programme usually come for a semester or one year. They do not graduate from the Royal Academy of Art, The Hague.

Free movers/visiting students

International students who are interested in studying at the Royal Academy of Art, The Hague but are not from one of our partner institutes are considered 'free movers'. All students under this category will have to pay tuition fees. The tuition fee is based on the institutional fee.

Admission requirements

Admission is largely based on the portfolio and artistic quality. An interview with the student may be held if deemed necessary. Interior Architecture and Furniture Design students require to fill in an extra questionnaire.

Please note that acceptance into the 1st, 2nd or 3rd year of study at the Royal Academy of Art depends on the work presented and the level of the student as judged by the admissions committee.

All international students are expected to have a good level of English: IELTS 6, TOEFL 80 (internet-based test) or TOEFL 550 (paper-based test).

Start your application here

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