Please note: educational activities at the academy buildings are cancelled until 6 April 2020 and the workshops are closed, more information here.
The Gerrit Rietveld Academie is an international university of applied sciences for Fine Arts and Design in Amsterdam (NL). It is home to a close-knit, international community of students from across the world. Students and teachers jointly create a learning environment that brings together thinking and doing and where unexpected, innovative ideas are born.
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- Eight Cubic Meters by Fine Arts
- CANCELLED: On Judging Others
- CANCELLED at Stedelijk: Studium Generale
- CANCELLED at Stedelijk: Rietveld Uncut: Relating (to) Colour
- FASHION SHOW
All full-time students follow a general first year called Basicyear and choose a specialisation for in-depth study during the following three years: Architectural Design, designLAB, Fashion, Graphic Design, Jewellery - linking bodies, TXT (Textile), Ceramics, Fine Arts, The Large Glass, Beeld en Taal, Photography or VAV - moving image.
The Rietveld Academie also offers a part-time Bachelor's programme called DOGtime with two specialisations: Unstable Media and Expanded Painting. Besides this, we offer two preparatory courses: the Preparatory Course and the Orientation Course. Master’s degree programmes are offered at the Sandberg Instituut.
The academy has twenty workshops at its disposal. Some of these are for general use and others are specific to particular departments. The workshops enable students to experiment with different techniques and materials and provide the opportunity to learn to use professional equipment. They form the very heart of the academy.
- Classes are Cancelled - Follow new Guidelines
- Cancelled at Stedelijk: Rietveld Uncut and Studium Generale Conference
- Information on Coronavirus
During 23 March - 29 March Public Rietveld edits the front page.
Programme at Stedelijk Museum is CANCELLED: In line with national policy relating to the coronavirus, the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam will be temporarily closed for visitors until April 6, 2020. This means unfortunately that the Rietveld Uncut exhibition and the Studium Generale conference at the Stedelijk Museum are cancelled. We are considering alternative solutions.