Minerva Art Academy at Hanze University of Applied Sciences invites applications for MA study programmes.
Apply now for one of the MA programs at Minerva Art Academy or the Frank Mohr Institute (FMI). The academy provides an international master’s degree program with four internationally recognized and certified study programs, each lasting two years and worth 120 credits (ECTS): Painting, Media, Art, Design & Technology (MADtech), InterRelational Art Practices (iRAP), and Design and Material (MaDAM). Find out more about the programs here.
The masters at Minerva Art Academy, FMI give an experimental and critical atmosphere in which to further explore, visualize, and shape your ideas, whether you are an artist, designer, or performer. This master, located in the heart of Groningen, provides you with numerous opportunities to hone your artistic vision, break new ground, and explore unexplored territory.
Deadlines for applications
Due to potentially time-consuming immigration procedures and scholarship application deadlines, we urge that you begin your application as soon as possible.
Assessment round I, deadline to upload application documents January 29, 2023 for EU and non-EU applicants. Assessment round II, application document deadline April 2, 2023. Only for applicants from the EU/EEA: Assessment round III, application document deadline June 18, 2023.
For more information about the admission procedures, or to get to know more about the programmes, please visit the open day on February 11, 2023 or contact for an online appointment.
About FMI Masters
Art, design, and culture can be found around every corner in Groningen, a vibrant cultural city in the north of the Netherlands. Public transportation will take you to any of the country’s cultural highlights. You will be part of a global community of artists, designers, academics, and performers from all over the world, while being based in a specific, very remote location in the Netherlands. This gives you a distinct perspective. An setting in which global connections and advancements, as well as an intense intercultural background, coexist with regional and local features.
Highlights of the FMI masters programmes:
–Shared community kitchen
–Studios for Painting and MADtech students
–Shared studios and workshop spaces for iRAP and MaDAM students.
–Fourteen workshops, providing a diverse range of materials, machines and techniques, such as 3D printers, large format laser cutter, CNC, Riso Duplicator, embroidery machine and digital workstations with plotters.
–Strong ties with the Research Centre Art & Society and the University of Groningen.
–Possibilities to develop your professional/artistic practice with assignments from the Project Office.
–Group study trips to relevant art institutions, fairs and events, both abroad and in the Netherlands.
–Exchange partners, including the Master of Fine Arts programmes at Hunter College, the City University of New York and the School of Design in Philadelphia.
–Presentation and discussion of your work at public events, exhibitions, lectures and conferences.
–Strong connection with the professional field via guest lecturers, labs given by alumni and project collaborations.
–Graduation Show and catalogue