Advertising & Beyond

Willem de Kooning Academy is the only art academy in the Netherlands that offers a major in Advertising.

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Animation

Animation Department at WdKA focuses on innovative and relevant stories.

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Audiovisual Design

Stories and messages in image and sound are everywhere around us. From cinema and television to billboards and from museums to the screens of our phones. At the Willem de Kooning Academy you will learn in a dynamic, international and urban environment how these powerful audiovisual media work and how you can apply them yourself to share the stories that are important to you.

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Dual Degree RASL

Where art meet science

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Fashion Design

At our Fashion Design department you will learn how to apply your knowledge and artisanship in order to forecast fashion trends and to push boundaries.

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Fine Art

Art theory, research and experimentation all play a prominent role within your study programme.

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Fine Art & Design Teacher Training

Full-time course. You will be qualified to teach art subject in secondary education, as well as mid-level and higher professional education including HBO. You can also find employment as an educator for a cultural institution. This programme is in Dutch.

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Fine Art & Design Teacher Training Part-Time

Part-Time Course. You will be qualified to teach art subjects in secondary education, as well as mid-level and higher professional education including HBO. You can also find employment as an educator for a cultural institution. This programme is in Dutch.

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Graphic Design

As a graphic designer, you connect your fascination and observations to those of your clients, other designers and the public.

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Illustration

The contemporary illustration practice is dynamic and constantly crossing the borders of several other disciplines.

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Leisure & Events Management

There is a clear need for leisure managers with a ‘hands-on’ mentality, who are able to take on an entire process from initial development to roll-out, based on a well-considered strategic vision.

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Photography

You will be trained to question the photographic field and experiment with its cultural language – and from there develop new approaches and visions through your work.

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Product Design

The widespread application of new methods of distribution and production are now providing major new opportunities for today’s product designers.

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Spatial Design

Spatial design is a discipline that creatively combines cultural and artistic awareness, social engagement, economic responsibility and technical insight.

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Transformation Design

We are now heading into a period of further transformations that will deeply impact our lives on a personal, social and economic level.

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