Programme info

The postgraduate is a one-year programme of 50 ECTS.

In semester 1 Asian and European students attend lectures and workshops together, given by both academics and practitioners.

  • At the City Campus of the University of Antwerp.
  • The programme is taught in English and the course materials will be provided in English.
  • 16,5 contact hours per week.

In semester 2 students will test their curatorial knowledge and skills in an organization, cooperation or company.

  • European students will be able to go to Asia, where they can do an internship in an independent art center, NGO that protects endangered fauna and flora, etc.
  • Asian students have the chance to gain curatorial experience in an artists’ collective, a gallery of fine art, a food photography’s studio, a floral art studio, fashion designer, etc. 

These internships are carefully selected and prepared by the programme coordinators. During and after the internship students can rely on the continuous support and assistance from these coordinators.

This postgraduate intends to build a community of open-minded creatives engaging in the reflection, sharing and co-making of art and cultural goods. 


The Postgraduate of is organised at the Faculty of Arts of the University of Antwerp.

Academic Director

Ching Lin Pang, PhD 

Members of the Board Committee

  • Ching Lin Pang, PhD 
  • Pascal Gielen, PhD 
  • Dieter Vermandere, PhD

What is a postgraduate?

Postgraduate programmes are programmes worth at least 30 study credits which build upon a Bachelor or a Master programme. They are aimed at widening or deepening existing competences acquired during your Bachelor or Master programme. 

Why do a postgraduate at the University of Antwerp?

Doing a postgraduate at the University of Antwerp can give your CV added value on the labour market.  A postgraduate focuses largely on professional skills, so the knowledge you acquire can immediately be used in your working environment and will also help you extend your network.

The programmes are designed as short-term initiatives. It isn't always easy to strike a healthy balance between your private life (work, social life, family, etc.) and studies, so a postgraduate programme may be a good solution for you.  

Upon completing your postgraduate programme, you receive a postgraduate certificate. This is not the same as a degree but it is recognised and signed by the Rector of our university.

Choosing to do a postgraduate is not the same as doing a Bachelor, Master or continuing education programme. Some continuing education programmes may also lead to a certificate but that is not the case for every programme and the continuing education programmes are shorter courses of less than 20 study credits. 

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