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International Class Graphic and Digital Media


    Courses 1st semester


    Courses* module 1 + 2


    Content Marketing


    International Brand Communication     


    International Project Week 5**


    Graphic Design 3***


    Graphic Design 5***


    Crossmedia Experiment 5


    Information Tech 3


    Publishing 5


    Experiencing Belgian Culture****


    Trends in Management & Communication****


    Courses* module 1


    Advanced Front End Coding*****


    Advanced 3D Modeling*****


    Design & Photography*****


    Design & Typography*****


    Advanced Photo Editing*****


    Advanced Video Capturing & Editing*****


    Animation & Motion Graphics*****


    Advanced Illustration Techniques*****


    Courses* module 2


    Crossmedia Experiment*****


    * All courses and course descriptions are subject to changes at any time & the schedules
    * For a number of courses there a some prerequisites like a basic knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
    ** International Project Week 5 is a one week project
    ***You can choose maximum one Graphic Design course: Graphic Design 3 or Graphic Design 5
    **** You can choose maximum one course of the two ‘general’ Management and Communication courses: ‘Experiencing Belgian Culture’ or ‘Trends in Management in Communication’.
    ***** You can choose maximum 4 of these elective courses as they overlap in the schedule

    This international class during 1st semester can be combined with the EPS programme during 2nd semester. 

    Timing and Location

    Start date

    1st semester

        Welcome Week

    Monday 9th September 2019 -  Thursday 12th September 2019

        Welcome day

    Friday, 13th September 2019

        Start of programme

    Monday, 16th September 2019

        Official end date

    Friday, 31st January 2020


    Autumn Break: Monday 28th October 2019 – Sunday 3th November 2019 (1 week)
    Christmas Holiday: 23th December 2019 – Sunday 5th January 2020 (2 weeks)
    Other free days: 1st November 2019, 11th November 2019


    Artesis Plantijn University College
    Campus Spoor Noord - Ellermanstraat
    Ellermanstraat 33
    2060 Antwerp


    The registration deadline for International Class ‘Graphic & Digital Media’ is: 1st Semester (September till January): 1st May 2019.

    AP partner institutions should send the student’s nomination to the AP International Office. You can find the full application procedure here. Students will be advised before 15th May of their approval/refusal.

    After the selections, additional information will be given, pertaining to:

    After receipt of the application form, additional information will be given, pertaining to:
    - Welcome week and welcome day
    - accommodation
    - procedures for registration (residence permit)
    - entry requirements
    - activities, integration & facilities
    - invitation letter, for visa purposes


    Artesis Plantijn University College awards 30 credits for one full semester. Credits are awarded only when the course has been completed and all required examinations have been successfully taken.

    Artesis Plantijn Grading Scale compared to the ECTS scale:

    Artesis Plantijn

    ECTS grade






    C GOOD






    FX FAIL (with possible deliberation)


    F  FAIL (no deliberation possibility)