Assia Bert studied at the University of Antwerp. In 2013 she obtained her Master's degree in Linguistics and Literature, Theater and Film Studies. She then took a year of Acting at the Royal Conservatoire of Antwerp, where she has been teaching Acting Theory since 2015. In 2016 Assia Bert started the research The actor today and tomorrow, which focusses on the Acting course at the Royal Conservatoire Antwerp. An output of this research is the installation Petrichor, Dramatic Peripatetikon that now connects the rooms for students of the Acting programme in deSingel (Beel Hoog).