How to apply

The application deadlines for Master Performing Public Space 2020/2021

If you would like to apply to the class 2020/2021, please send us an e-mail via to receive more information.
Apllication will open in November 2019.

Early Review Deadline: February 28, 2020

Non-EU nationalities: March 31, 2020

EU-nationalities: May 31, 2020

Your application process:

Students in this program will be selected on the basis of the quality of their proposals. Artists must hand in:

  • a well-considered project plan
  • a motivation letter
  • a current Curriculum Vitae
  • and an extensive vision on the value of art in public space.

Follow the instructions below.

1. Admission requirements

  • Prerequisite for admission is a Bachelor degree (preferably in the arts or in a related artistic practice).
  • As the Master program is taught in English, students have to prove having sufficient command of the English language. Foreign students are required to prove English proficiency at IELTS level 6.0. After application, we will inform you if if an English proficiency test is required in your case.
  • Visa requirements (applies to Non-EU students only): master Performing Public Space is a blended program: partly distance learning (online) and partly on-site in the Netherlands. 2 weeks in October, 2 weeks in January, 2 weeks in May.
    As a Non-EU student you have two visa options:
    Option 1: STUDENT VISA: long-stay visa
    If you want to move to the Netherlands for an entire year.
    Option 2: SCHENGEN VISA - Short stay Multi Entry
    If you want to stay in your home country and only travel to the Netherlands for the on-site worskhops (three times per year).

    Please note the following EU visa regulations.
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Additional visa information for Non-EU students

2. Add new enrolment via Studielink

  • Your enrolment for this Master’s program begins at If you officially live in the Netherlands, you need a Digi-D to login. If you don’t have a Digi-D because you have a foreign address, you create your own account in Studielink (if you don't already have one).
  • Once logged in to Studielink, complete or make sure your personal details are entered correctly (i.e. capital letters where required, according to your passport/ID card) and check or add your previous education.
  • Go to your "to do list" or to "my study programmes" and select the option "Add New Enrolment".
  • Select the options: Academic Year 2020/2021, University of Applied Sciences, Master’s Programme, Fontys Hogescholen: ‘M Performing Public Space’, answer the supplementary questions and confirm.

3. Apply for an admission online

Two working days after the request for enrolment via Studielink, the Student Administration of FHK ( will send you an email with a link to the admission form. NB: This is a different e-mail then the one you receive from, stating your PCN number, password and studentnumber. You will need both emails. If you don't receive the mails, please check your spambox and add our address to your address book.

Via the admission form, artists can hand in a copy passport/ ID , highest obtained diploma and transcript/gradelist. The candidate must send a letter of application (motivation) via e-mail to together with the following:

  • Current CV/Resume
  • Project plan to explore, develop and research (motivation for the project, vision on art in public space, conceptual research question and plan for realization)
  • Portfolio including photo, video or audio material, reviews or feedback
  • References and/or recommendations