Admission requirements

Interested applicants should preferably have a background in graphic design with a graphic design bachelor to prove that. Students from other disciplines with a demonstrated interest in and knowledge of design (for example architecture, film or journalism) - are welcome to apply. Where necessary, admitted students from other disciplines are offered a Clinic - a crash course in a specific field - to acquire, for example, the necessary proficiency in programming.

General requirements

In order to apply for the master’s Fine Art & Design Non-Linear Narrative at the Royal Academy of Art, The Hague, candidates 

  • must hold a bachelor’s degree in a related field and 
  • be proficient in both spoken and written English

Specific requirements

  • Digital portfolio and
  • Artistic statement of 150 – 400 words


Priority deadline for all EU and Non-EU/EEA students: 26 March 
Final application deadline for EU students only: 27 May