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How to apply

If you would like study at AP, please complete the following steps to apply for one of our programmes.

Application deadlines - academic year 2018-2019:
1st semester (autumn semester): 1st May 2018 - Selection and approval before 15th May
2nd semester (spring semester) 1st November 2018 - Selection and approval before 15th November

    Step 1

    Nomination by e-mail

    An informational e-mail needs to be sent from the partner institution to the AP International office (, informing us that you are officially selected as an incoming student.

    Step 2

    Online Application

    Please complete the online application form

    Additional step for EPS students only

    Register in the student administration system and select your preferred projects: 

    Step 3

    Send in your documents

    Please send us the following documents by e-mail to

    Document  Please name the document as below:
    Curriculum Vitae CV_lastname_firstname
    Motivational letter Motiv_lastname_firstname
    Course list (to be downloaded below - not for traineeships and EPS) CourseList_lastname_firstname
    An official transcript of past records  Transcript_lastname_firstname

     Additional documents:

      Documents Please name the document as below:
    for EPS design and multimedia communication students Portfolio Portfolio_lastname_firstname
     for JAP students a Video CV of 1min30 sec, format 720 25p (=HD-ready) of 1080 25p (Full HD). In this video you tell us who you are and why it is so important for you to take part in the programme. You use the upload tool to send your video to before the deadline. The JAP coordinator will check the videos on language and creativity to decide whether you’re the right student for the JAP-programme. Moreover, your video will be used to introduce you to the lecturers and fellow students of the programme, so make sure you produce an inspiring video!” VideoCV_lastname_firstname


    For study only: download the correct course list. Select your courses with the help of your international office/coordinator and/or our departmental international coordinator
    A minimum of 20 ECTS per semester is required unless otherwise specified.

    For EPS you need to take up the full 30 ECTS as described in the brochure, so there is no selection to be made.

    Step 4


    Make sure to send in all documents before the deadline or your application will not be taken into consideration.  

    After the deadline, a selection will take place by the international coordinator at AP. You will be advised about your acceptance/refusal by email after 2 weeks (3 weeks for EPS)

    Step 5

    After acceptance

    Do not forget to send us your Erasmus+ learning agreement before arrival. Our departmental international coordinator will send a signed copy back to you. 

    Please name the file: LA_lastname_firstname

    Practical information

    If you have been selected, you will receive more information on practical topics such as accommodation, registration, welcome week, etc.

    In case you need an invitation letter for visa purposes, please send an e-mail to

    In case of any changes to your learning agreement after arrival, the international office of the student's home institution will be notified within a month after arrival at AP.

    Within 5 weeks after the end of your exchange period, a Transcript of Records will be sent to the international office of the student's home institution.

Schools of Arts

The procedure above does not apply for the Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp and the Royal Conservatoire Antwerp.

If you want to apply for Music or Dance, please read the specific information on