ARIA also collaborates with research groups and centers at the Uiversity of Antwerp:
- Antwerp HeArts
- Visual and Digital Cultures Research Center (ViDi)
- Visual Poetics
- Department of Management (Cultural Management)
- Urban Studies Institute
- Centre for European Philosophy
There are also collaborations outside the University of Antwerp. For example, for the doctoral education in music, ARIA works closely with docARTES, the doctoral program for performers and composers of the Orpheus Institute.