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admission master Master in Dance
Master Dans

STEP 2. Artistic entrance examination

If you meet the diploma and language requirements (STEP 1), you must pass the artistic entrance examination as a second step.

Would you like to be updated on all important deadlines and information regarding the entrance test via e-mail? Then sign up for our infomail Master Dance.

Dates and procedure have already been determined.

Session 1 Audition timeline Date
  Open registration 10 December 2022
  Deadline to send application form + attachments 27 February 2023
  Feedback application form 6 March 2023
  Audition on campus 14 March 2023
  Feedback audition  21 March 2023

Do you want to participate? Take the following steps:

2.1 Register for the audition

A prospective student may register only once per academic year for the same admission test unless specifically requested by the jury after the first participation. Please upload your diploma in the registration form. You cannot start without!

2.2 The administration fee
The administrative fee for registration for the audition is € 40. Your registration is final once we have received this payment. If we do not receive the payment timely your registration is cancelled (you will timely be informed about the deadline). Any bank charges for foreign payments, are to be paid by the candidate. Administration costs are under no circumstances refunded.

2.3 Submission of materials for application
After online registration and payment of the administrative fee, you will receive an email containing the document "application form master dance" and further information on how to submit the documents required for the application. Applicants need to fill in their Master project proposal in the “Application form Master Dance”, submissions that are not in this format will not be accepted. Click here to see an example of the Application form.

2.4 Preparation for the artistic entrance exam

If selected to pass through to the next stage of the application procedure, you will be invited for an artistic entrance exam. This will take place on campus in Antwerp and will consist of: 

  • A communal warm-up/technique class 
  • An assignment in smaller groups to create something together. 
  • A short presentation of your Master project proposal to the panel and to the group of co-applicants, in which you are expected to outline your  preliminary research plan and to briefly demonstrate and/or share physical material or tasks; this presentation is meant to give a short insight to your Embodied Artistic practice and last no longer than 3 minutes 
  • A group discussion on a theoretical text (sent in advance to the applicants) 

5. Publication of the results and confirmation of enrolment
Within seven calendar days after the artistic entrance exam, the results are sent to the e-mail address specified by the candidate. Students who pass the artistic entrance exam confirm their commitment to enrol on the department via 

The master will start in September 2023. The bridging and preparatory programme will start in September 2023. 


STEP 3 till 7. After the artistic entrance examination