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General information

In order to enroll in the academic bachelor programmes of Visual Arts, Audiovisual Arts, Drama or Music you must pass an artistic entrance test. The first step is that you pre-register on webreg.hogent.be. In the information brochures you can find all the specifics on the entrance tests.

REGISTER FOR TESTS

For admission to the master, bridging and advanced programmes you must take an orientation test. Read the application guidelines carefully and register on webreg.hogent.be.

There is no artistic entrance test for the professional bachelor programmes of Interior Design, Landscape and Garden Architecture and Landscape Development. Candidates for these programmes can enroll directly on webreg.hogent.be.

If you’re a foreign student who wants to apply for a bachelor programme, read this document. Or contact toelatingsproeven@hogent.be for more information.

Admission tests academic bachelor
General Info
FOR WHO?

Do you want to apply for an artistic entrance test to follow an academic bachelor programme?
First you have to register online: webreg.hogent.be.
You can only participate in the test after paying the €10 administrative fee.

On these pages you can find the specific details on the artistic entrance tests for all our academic bachelor programmes.
The information is only available in Dutch. Our bachelor programmes do not have an English variant.

FOREIGN DIPLOMA?

If you’re a foreign student who wants to apply for a bachelor programme, read this document.

 

Drama
    PHASE 1
    March session
    • We Mar 01, 2023 – 13:30 or 16:00
    • We Mar 08, 2023 – 13:30 or 16:00
    • We Mar 15, 2023 – 13:30 or 16:00
    • Sa Mar 18, 2023 – 09:30, 12:30 or 15:00

    Application deadline: Feb 10, 2023.

    By 15 February at the latest, each timely registered candidate will be assigned one of the following dates and corresponding time by e-mail.

    June session
    • We Jun 21, 2023 – 13:30 or 16:00
    • Sa Jun 24, 2023 – 9:30, 12:30 or 15:00
    • We Jun 28, 2023 – 9:30, 12:30 or 15:00
    • Th Jun 29, 2023 – 9:30, 12:30 or 15:00

    Application deadline: May 26, 2023

    Registration for session 2 is possible only from 14.03.2023.
    By 1 June at the latest, each timely registered candidate will be assigned one of the following dates by e-mail (the candidate cannot choose).

    PHASE 2
    • Jul 03 – 05, 2023, 8:30 – 18:00

    Only those who have passed Phase 1 can participate in Phase 2.

    READ MORE ABOUT THE TEST (IN DUTCH)

    Film (audiovisual arts)
    • May session, May 23 – 25, 2023
      Application deadline: May 16, 2023
    • July session, Jul 05 – 07, 2023
      Application deadline: Jun 27, 2023
    • August session, Aug 29 – 31, 2023
      Application deadline: Aug 22, 2023

    Read more about the test (in Dutch)

    Animation film (audiovisual arts)
    • May session, May 23 – 25, 2023
      Application deadline: May 19, 2023
    • July session, Jul 05 – 07, 2023
      Application deadline: Jun 30, 2023
    • August session, Aug 29 – 31, 2023
      Application deadline: Aug 25, 2023

    Read more about the test (in Dutch)

    Classical music (music, performing music)
    • May session, May 23 – 25, 2023
      Deadline to submit scores with accompanist from KASK & Conservatorium, May 9, 2023
      Deadline to submit scores without accompanist or with own accompanist, May 16, 2023
    • July session, Jul 5 – 7, 2023
      Deadline to submit scores with accompanist from KASK & Conservatorium, Jun 20, 2023
      Deadline to submit scores without accompanist or with own accompanist, Jun 27, 2023
    • August session, Aug 29 – 31, 2023
      Deadline to submit scores with accompanist from KASK & Conservatorium, Aug 16, 2023
      Deadline to submit scores without accompanist or with own accompanist, Aug 22, 2023

    Read more about the test (in Dutch)

    Jazz & pop music (music, performing music)

    May session

      • Phase 1, deadline submitting portfolio: May 5, 2023
      • Phase 1, announcement of portfolio results, May 15, 2023
      • Phase 2, practical test, May 24 – 25, 2023
      • Phase 3, theoretical test, May 31, 2023
      • Retaking theory, Aug 29, 2023

    Read more about the test (in Dutch)

    Music production (music, composing music)

    June Session

    • Phase 1, deadline submitting portfolio: May 31, 2023
    • Phase 1, announcement of portfolio results: Jun 15, 2023
    • Phase 2, practical test: Jun 26 — 27, 2023
    • Phase 3, theoretical test: Jun 29, 2023
    • Retaking theory: Aug 29, 2023

    Read more about the test (in Dutch)

    Composition (music, composing music)
    • July session, Jul 5 – 7, 2023
      Application deadline, Jun 30, 2023
    • August session, Aug 29 – 31, 2023
      Application deadline, Aug 25, 2023

    Read more about the test (in Dutch)

    Musical instrument making (music)
    • July session, Jul 5 – 7, 2023
      Application deadline, Jun 30, 2023
    • August session, Aug 29 – 31, 2023
      Application deadline, Aug 25, 2023

    Read more about the test (in Dutch)

    Fine arts (visual arts)
    • July session, Jul 5 – 7, 2023
      Application deadline, Jun 30, 2023
    • August session, Aug 29 – 31, 2023
      Application deadline, Aug 25, 2023

    Read more about the test (in Dutch)

    Fashion (visual arts)
    • July session, Jul 5 – 7, 2023
    • August session, Aug 29 – 31, 2023

    Read more about the test (in Dutch)

    Textiles design (visual arts)
    • July session, Jul 5 – 7, 2023
    • August session, Aug 29 – 31, 2023

    Read more about the test (in Dutch)

    Graphic design (visual arts)
    • July session, Jul 5 – 7, 2023
    • August session, Aug 29 – 31, 2023

    Read more about the test (in Dutch)

    Autonomous design (visual arts)
    • July session, Jul 5 – 7, 2023
      Application deadline, Jun 30, 2023
    • August session, Aug 29 – 31, 2023
      Application deadline, Aug 25, 2023

    Read more about the test (in Dutch)

    Photography (visual arts)
    • July session, Jul 5 – 7, 2023
      Deadline to submit personal details and written motivation, Jun 30, 2023
    • August session, Aug 29 – 31, 2023
      Deadline to submit personal details and written motivation, Aug 25, 2023

    Read more about the test (in Dutch)

    Orientation tests master and advanced master
    General info

    In order to enter a master, advanced master or postgraduate programme, you have to be selected for an orientation interview or audition. We host two or three (depending on the graduating option you choose) selection rounds in either April, June/July or August/September. You can find all the details in the application guidelines of the various programmes.

    The dates for the selection rounds are published on this site in December.

    In order to apply, you have to go through following procedure:

    1. Pre-register online on webreg.hogent.be
    2. Complete the online application form and add required documents
    3. Verification of your application file + Invitation to audition/interview
    4. The Orientation Committee interview or audition
    5. Announcement of the Interview/Audition results
    6. You passed the interview/audition
    7. Submission of your authenticated documents to the School of Arts. If these are considered authentic, you’ll receive a formal invitation letter to enrol.

    Full details on the application procedure are listed here.

    Film (audiovisual arts)
    • April session, Apr 24, 2023
      Application deadline: Mar 17, 2023, 16:00
    • August session, Aug 28 2023
      Application deadline: Jun 23, 2023, 16:00

    Read the application guidelines

    Animation film (audiovisual arts)
    • April session, Apr 24, 2023
      Application deadline: Mar 17, 2023, 16:00
    • August session, Aug 28, 2023
      Application deadline: Jun 23, 2023, 16:00

    Read the application guidelines

    Drama
    • April session, Apr 24, 2023
      Application deadline: Mar 17, 2023, 16:00
    • August session, Aug 28, 2023
      Application deadline: Jun 23, 2023, 16:00

    Read the application guidelines

    Classical music (music, performing music)
    • May session, May 15 – 16, 2023
      Application deadline: Apr 28, 2023, 16:00
    • July session, Jul 03 – 04, 2023
      Application deadline: Jun 16, 2023, 16:00
    • September session, Sep 04 – 05, 2023
      Application deadline: Aug 18, 2023, 16:00

    Read the Application Guidelines

    Jazz & pop music (music, performing music)
    • April session, Apr 24, 2023
      Application deadline: Mar 17, 2023, 16:00
    • August session, Aug 28, 2023
      Application deadline: Jun 23, 2023, 16:00

    Read the Application Guidelines

    Music production (music, composing music)
    • April session, Apr 24, 2023
      Application deadline: Mar 17, 2023, 16:00
    • August session, Aug 28, 2023
      Application deadline: Jun 23, 2023, 16:00

    Read the Application Guidelines

    Composition (music, composing music)
    • May session, May 15 – 16, 2023
      Application deadline: Apr 28, 2023, 16:00
    • July session, Jul 03 – 04, 2023
      Application deadline: Jun 16, 2023, 16:00
    • September session, Sep 04 – 05, 2023
      Application deadline: Aug 18, 2023, 16:00

    Read the Application Guidelines

    Musical theory and notation (music)
    • May session, May 15 – 16, 2023
      Application deadline: Apr 28, 2023, 16:00
    • July session, Jul 03 – 04, 2023
      Application deadline: Jun 16, 2023, 16:00
    • September session, Sep 04 – 05, 2023
      Application deadline: Aug 18, 2023, 16:00

    Read the Application Guidelines

    Musical instrument making
    • April session, Apr 24, 2023
      Application deadline: Mar 17, 2023, 16:00
    • August session, Aug 28, 2023
      Application deadline: Jun 23, 2023, 16:00

    Read the Application Guidelines

    Advanced master contemporary music
    • Session 1, April
    • Session 2, June
    • Session 3, August

    Read the Application Guidelines

    Fine arts (visual arts)
    • April session, Apr 24, 2023
      Application deadline: Mar 17, 2023, 16:00
    • August session, Aug 28, 2023
      Application deadline: Jun 23, 2023, 16:00

    Read the application guidelines

    Fashion (visual arts)
    • April session, Apr 24, 2023
      Application deadline: Mar 17, 2023, 16:00
    • August session, Aug 28, 2023
      Application deadline: Jun 23, 2023, 16:00

    Read the application guidelines

    Textiles design (visual arts)
    • April session, Apr 24, 2023
      Application deadline: Mar 17, 2023, 16:00
    • August session, Aug 28, 2023
      Application deadline: Jun 23, 2023, 16:00

    Read the application guidelines

    Graphic design (visual arts)
    • April session, Apr 24, 2023
      Application deadline: Mar 17, 2023, 16:00
    • August session, Aug 28, 2023
      Application deadline: Jun 23, 2023, 16:00

    Read the application guidelines

    Autonomous design (visual arts)
    • April session, Apr 24, 2023
      Application deadline: Mar 17, 2023, 16:00
    • August session, Aug 28, 2023
      Application deadline: Jun 23, 2023, 16:00

    Read the application guidelines

    Photography (visual arts)
    • April session, Apr 24, 2023
      Application deadline: Mar 17, 2023, 16:00
    • August session, Aug 28, 2023
      Application deadline: Jun 23, 2023, 16:00

    Read the application guidelines

    Educational master

    If you want to follow the initial trajectory, you’ll receive an invitation for an orientation test for your programme of choice.

    Orientation tests postgraduates
    Procedure

    Do you want to apply for one of our postgraduate programmes?

    Before you can start a postgraduate degree, you must take an orientation test. You can find the details in the application guidelines for each programme.

    There is no orientation test for the advanced bachelor of landscape development or for the educational master.
    You can enrol directly on webreg.hogent.be

    The application takes a few steps:

    1. Read the application guidelines
    2. Pre-register online on webreg.hogent.be
    3. Complete the online application form and add required documents
    4. Verification of your application file + Invitation to audition/interview
    5. The Orientation Committee interview or audition
    6. Announcement of the Interview/Audition results
    7. You passed the interview/audition
    8. Submission of your documents.
    If these are verified, you’ll receive a letter. You can start to study at KASK & Conservatory.

    We’ll announce the exact dates for 2023 in December.

    Postgraduate curatorial studies
    • May session, May 08, 2023
      Application deadline: Apr 28, 2023, 4PM
    • September session, Sep 04, 2023
      Application deadline: Aug 25, 2023, 4PM

    READ THE APPLICATION GUIDELINES

    Postgraduate digital storytelling
    • April session, Apr 24, 2023
      Application deadline: Mar 17, 2023, 16:00
    • July Session, Jul 05, 23
      Application deadline: Jun 23, 2023, 16:00
    • September session, Sep 06, 2023
      Application deadline: 25.08.23, 16:00

    Read THE APPLICATION GUIDELINES

    Postgraduate Musical Performance Practice
    • May session, 15.05 – 16.05.23
      Application deadline: Apr 28, 2023, 16:00
    • July session, Jul 03 – 04, 2023
      Application deadline: Jun 16, 2023, 16:00
    • September session, Sep 04 – 05, 2023
      Application deadline: Aug 18, 2023, 16:00

    READ THE APPLICATION GUIDELINES

    Postgraduaat Soloist Classical Music
    • May session, 15.05 – 16.05.23
      Application deadline: Apr 28, 2023, 16:00
    • July session, Jul 03 – 04, 2023
      Application deadline: Jun 16, 2023, 16:00
    • September session, Sep 04 – 05, 2023
      Application deadline: Aug 18, 2023, 16:00

    READ THE APPLICATION GUIDELINES