LUCA School of Arts is the only university college in Flanders exclusively dedicated to art and design. The art school combines the strengths and expertise of five renowned Flemish higher education institutions for art and design, spread across Brussels, Genk, Ghent and Leuven. 


LUCA campuses

LUCA merges the educational expertis of five renowned institutes (Sint-Lukas, Narafi, C-mine, Sint-Lucas and Lemmens) in four different cities.

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International Degree programmes

Taught in English

Duration: 1 year (60 credits) or 2 year (120 credits)

Graduation: Awarding with diploma.


A degree student is a student registered at LUCA for a bachelor’s degree or master’s degree, for which the student, if successfully having passed all the courses, obtains an official diploma.

International Exchange programmes

Taught in English

Duration: 1 semester (30 credits) or 1 year (60 credits)

Graduation: Academic results will be sent to your university abroad.


An exchange student is a student who officially remains registered in a university or other institution for higher education in the student’s home country and who is temporarily living and studying in a foreign country to attend courses or other academic activities.


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.