Application for the docARTES programme 2014-2015 now open

Nieuws 25 oktober 2013

In April 2014, the Orpheus Institute in Ghent (Belgium) will be organising entrance examinations for the docARTES programme 2014-2015 (commencing September 2014). We invite all artists, musicians, composers and improvisers to apply for the docARTES programme, hosted at Orpheus Instituut in Ghent (Belgium) before January 15, 2014.

docARTES is an international inter-university doctoral programme for practice-based research in musical arts, designed for musician-researchers  (performers, composers, improvisors, etc.). docARTES provides a doctoral curriculum, consisting of research and training. It allows doctoral students to develop their artistic qualities, broaden their academic knowledge and expand their methodological skills. This curriculum is supplemented by individual research supervision and is integrated in a professional artistic research biotope, preparing doctoral fellows for a professional career as artistic researcher. For more information on the curriculum, please read the the docARTES handbook on our website:


  • Please note that there will be only one round of entrance examinations for the docARTES programme 2014-2015.
  • Deadline for submitting the application package is January 15, 2014.

The application form and guidelines and more info about the admission procedure can be found on