It is an intensive one-year English-language postgraduate course aimed at applicants with an MA in the arts, humanities or sciences - or equivalent - and a keen interest in contemporary art, co-organized by University College Ghent, S.M.A.K. Museum of Contemporary Art in Ghent and Ghent University. This ensures a combination of theoretical training, through lectures and discussion seminars, and practical experience with study trips and projects.
All lecturers are research-active and recognised in their areas of specialisation, as conservation specialists, mediators, curators, and scholars. This expertise allows for an immersive experience, where students are immediately put into contact with real-world situations and professional challenges.