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Royal Conservatoire Antwerp

Research in the Arts

The Royal Conservatoire Antwerp and the Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp issue for the period 2016 – 2019 two 50 % research mandates for PhD researchers in the Arts.

One mandate is reserved for doctoral researchers in the field of Music and Performing Arts, one mandate is reserved for doctoral researchers in the field of Fine Arts.







  • Proposals need to be submitted via an elaborate research proposal, using official application forms. Only these forms will be accepted as valid applications. These forms can be easily obtained upon an e-mail request to: research.kca@ap.be 
  • Deadline for submission of proposals is October 1 2015, 12.00h
  • A proposal needs to be submitted by a promotor associated to a university, in collaboration with a promotor associated to the School of Arts Royal Academy or Royal Conservatoire Antwerp


  • Every valid application dossier will be evaluated by the Research Board of the Schools of Arts Royal Academy and Royal Antwerp Conservatoire, and an independent review committee. Additional discussions with candidates of applications can be scheduled in the course of November 2015.
  • The decision on the mandates will be made at the latest during the first half of December 2015.

Download application form