Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art invites students to apply for our Studium Witte de With’s Class of ‘18. Would you like to experience a contemporary art institution like Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art behind the scenes? Do you possess a strong curiosity for contemporary art, together with an interest in other societal and geopolitical affairs? Are you passionate to share your cultural interests and study experiences with other students, and vice versa? And are you currently enrolled as a student in higher education? Then join Studium Witte de With’s Class of ‘18.

Studium Witte de With is a collaborative platform for art and theory which is intended to serve as a catalyst bridging various fields of knowledge across higher education. At Witte de With, we think that education programs are collaborative and participatory by nature, as such Studium Witte de With strives towards student collaboration in conceiving and running the Studium program. Class of ’18 participants will get the opportunity to gain valuable experience while being part of an international team of art professionals and artists, and can be eligible for credits from their respective schools.

Starting December 2017, a small, select group students will form the Studium Witte de With Class of ‘18, and work together for half a year to create and realise their own program bý and fór students, to explore possibilities of exchange and collaboration within higher education and the art field. During the trajectory Witte de With will guide you in the development and realization of educational public programming, bringing together students from a range of backgrounds and institutions, strengthening connections within and across the curricula of Art Academies, Colleges, and Universities.

Application requirements:

  • Available to participate from December 2017 to June 2018 (introduction day on December 16th, meetings from January on Tuesday afternoons – subject to change)
  • Committed to meet on regular basis, every two weeks to weekly on average, for which induividual and group preparations will be asked regularly
  • Committed to develop and realise multiple educational expressions, initiatives or programs, guided by the Witte de With team
  • You are currently enrolled as a student in higher education, i.e. HBO or University
  • You are interested in contemporary art and current affairs (we do also encourage students with a non-arts background to apply)
  • You are a team-player
  • You take initiative
  • Flexible mind-set and time-wise
  • You write and speak English fluently; knowledge of Dutch language preferred

Studium Witte de With Class of ’18 is an educational program. Please note that participants will therefor not receive financial compensation. Students enrolled at Studium Partners and other higher education programmes can be eligible for academic credit, depending on the academic institution’s regulations.

This call for applications is open until 10 October 2017. Please send your CV and a letter of motivation to [email protected] with the subject line “Application Studium Witte de With Class of ‘18”.

For more information please contact the Witte de With Education Department via:

Docus van der Made
[email protected]