Hogeschool Rotterdam Willem de Kooning Academie



Master Interior Architecture: Research + Design: Bachelor in architecture, interior design/architecture, spatial design, fine art, product design, media, and graphic design. Talented individuals from other disciplinary fields are welcomed to apply.

Application deadline

The Piet Zwart Institute’s admissions committees review applications, interview, and accept candidates from December 2017 to May 2018, until all positions in the cohorts are filled.

If you would like to apply for Master Interior Architecture: Research + Design course of the Piet Zwart Institute, please follow the link to our online application tool. Via this tool you can register, start your application, save it and finalise at any given moment before the application deadline.

We strongly encourage you to apply early due to the quantity of applications the Piet Zwart Institute Master programs receive, Dutch IND regulations regarding immigration, and international opportunities to apply for study funding.

February 1, 2018: First review of completed applications for non-EU and EU applicants.

March 1, 2018: Final review deadline for completed applications for non-EU applicants.
Second review for completed applications for EU applicants.
In order to meet deadlines for staying permits and enrollment requirements, non-EU applicants must submit their materials before this date.

May 15, 2018: Final review deadline for completed applications for EU applicants.

Once a committee has reviewed your completed application, you may be contacted for an interview. Due to the high number of applications unfortunately we were not able to answer all applicants before June 1 as predicted. We expect to answer all the applicants as soon as possible and no later than next week. 


VISA requirements (for non-EU students)
All visa requirements must be met before August 1, 2018. You must be a registered resident within the Netherlands and have paid your tuition by this date.

Start of the academic year
The academic year 2018/19 will start on September 1 2018.

Please read the application requirements carefully. Pay close attention to information regarding tuition fees and details for international students, should this apply to you.

For questions about the application procedure, please contact the Willem de Kooning helpdesk via:
E-mail: wdka.admission@hr.nl
Telephone +31 (0)10 794 4631 (Monday – Friday)