Open Day 09.02.2019

February 9, 2019


Are you the one, who sees the world through different eyes, who is always questioning why? A curious mind, hungry for the extraordinary? Make the new your own, become yourself. Become a pioneer!

During the open days and evenings, Willem de Kooning Academy and Piet Zwart Institute welcome bachelor and master aspirant students who want to study in Rotterdam. You can get general information about the programmes and ask every question there is about studying at WdKA to students and lecturers as well as have a taste of student life. You're are very welcome to visit us on Saturday, February 9th, 2019.

In the week of February 4th, we'll publish the full programme of our Open Day.

Practice All Practices
Major Bachelor & Master Programmes
Year 2018-2019
Type open-house

Be broad-minded and get a universal perspective. Become a creating pioneer!

The next Open Day will take place on February 9, 2019. Curious about what to expect during the Open Days? Check out the programme for the previous Open Day on November 10.

Photo reports Open Days on our Facebook page.

Open Days 2017-2018, photography Joyce de Vries

Made up your mind and ready to enrol?

You can apply for the next academic year in November 2018. After you have applied for admission and uploaded all the required documents, you will receive a confirmation of your registration. After we process your request you will receive an invitation by email to schedule your admission day. Through your personal intake page, you can schedule it by yourself. There are four assessments/interview weeks per year. If you are a non-EU country resident, please allow some time for your letter to arrive, as it takes longer to evaluate and confirm the diplomas from outside of the EU.

The assessment weeks 2019-'20* will be held on:

February 18-20, 2019
March 25-29, 2019
April 23-26, 2019

* the last assessment week will be announced later

View our home assignments for this year admissions here. Visit our Admissions page for information regarding admissions, Preparatory courses and Portfolio checklist.


Join our Station Tours every Tuesday at 16:00 hrs

Our tours will start again in after the first Open Day in November. You are most welcome to visit the academy and take a one-hour tour on Tuesdays at 16:00 hrs to explore our Stations. Contact us by email for registration:

WdKA Stations, photography Ossip van Duivenvbode
WdKA Recruitment Campaign 2018-2019, the Makers

WdKA Recruitment Campaign 2018-2019, the Makers

WdKA recruitment campaign 2018-2019 has come to life thanks to the collaboration of alumni: Hunted Design Studio  (Graphic Design 2014), Britt Roubos (Lifestyle Transformation Design 2014), Tjeerd Melchers (Audiovisual Design 2016), Michèle van Vliet (Photography 2013), Stefan Mandersloot (Audiovisual Design 2016), Minou Meijers (Photography 2017) ánd WdKA students: Jim van de Sande, Pablo Marin, Maxime van Strijland, Faria van Creij, Alexander van der Heide, Pietro Wang, and Denzel Veerkamp. Keep an eye on this website and social media (Instagram, Facebook) for more images and stories.