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LUCA School of Arts organizes both professional and academic research in the arts. The Faculty is responsible for academic research. LUCA Pro is responsible for the professional research


Research and Innovation play a prominent role at Luca School of Arts. LUCA Faculty of Arts leads on inspiring and facilitating research across a wide variety of disciplines- visual arts, audiovisual arts, performing arts, music and design. The researchers of LUCA Pro support industry and small and medium-sized organisations to develop innovative solutions to their real-world problems.

Drawing from practice and theory, our research cultivates the rich creative environments of our 5 campuses  (Brussels, Genk, Ghent and Leuven), enriching our students' practice and overall knowledge. Luca also collaborates with KU Leuven on its PhD  programme in the arts, further demonstrating our leading status as a centre for excellence in the fields of artistic research. 

Associated Faculty of Arts

The Associated Faculty of Arts is an intensive collaboration between LUCA School of Arts and KU Leuven. Whereas LUCA, as a college, is responsible for bachelor and master degrees in the arts, KU Leuven, as a university, is authorized for doctorates.

More information about research, doctoral projects and research projects at LUCA School of Arts can be found on the Associated Faculty of Arts website.

Doctorate in the arts

Interested in doing a doctorate in the arts at LUCA Faculty of the Arts? The first step is that you need to find a supervisor who is willing to support your research project.