Hogeschool voor Wetenschap & Kunst
University description (as per official university website)
The School of Arts & Science (W & K) was founded in 1995. S & K brings together five leading institutions of higher education in Flanders: De Nayer (Sint-Katelijne-Waver), the Lemmens Institute (Leuven), Narafi (Brussels), Saint Luke Architecture (Brussels-Ghent), St. Lucas Fine Arts (Ghent) .
They provide professional and academic courses of study in Architecture, and Audiovisual Arts, Industrial Science and Technology and Music and Performing Arts.
National and international positioning itself as an S & K topinstelling for its students and staff pursue the highest possible quality. Besides the basic courses organized S & K switches and preparatory programs, special teacher, a master after master, and adopted the relevant college for postgraduate and continuing education initiatives.
S & K stands for a student-centered education project that goes beyond knowledge. Our training emphasizes the motivational guide students to a clearly defined and ambitious level, and the creative support of individual learning. Thus, our students prepared for their future social role and acquire the necessary skills to themselves as professionals increasingly proficient.
School of Science & Arts provides a continuous evaluation, updating and renewal of the academic content through dialogue and exchange with the professional, artistic and academic world. S & K also develops numerous initiatives in the field of research and the arts and related social services. Witness the symposiums, concerts and theater performances, exhibitions, master classes and experiments that our campuses organize.
S & K since 2002 member of the KULeuven Association, the knowledge and skills network between the KULeuven and twelve colleges. Together with the Association gives our university's future shape. The KULeuven Association provides the framework for the gradual transformation of the academic programs of our college to full academic courses that meet strict international quality and firmly grounded in scientific research.
The policy statement of the College is as follows:
"The School of Science & Art is a free Catholic school with a wide range of professional, scientific and artistic disciplines. The dialectical relationship between science and art, two protagonists of our culture, places the college in a unique position to cooperate by synergistic effects and values to pursue.
National and international calls the college a leading role in the field of education, research, practice and development of the arts and social services.
Besides the basic courses the college organizes initial teacher training and undertake socially relevant initiatives in the field of postgraduate training and continuing education. For the arts sector, it seeks to fill a specific appropriate PhD.
Through systematic consultations with the profession constantly evaluates and updates the College's study content. This will allow the alumni to optimize their social responsibility to be prepared.
The structure of the college respects the specificity of the various departments and programs through an extensive decentralization of decision-making and responsibilities.
The college lays emphasis on the motivational guidance of the student and supports the individual learning process. In the same vein, attention is paid to the quality of life on the campuses.
Achieving these tasks requires a great skill and commitment of all staff. In the staffing and are therefore the quality of care for people-centered and encourage their development.
The College shall maintain an open dialogue and cooperate with other educational institutions at home and abroad, particularly in the universities and colleges which together constitute the KULeuven Association. "
The protocol establishing the college was updated and transformed into an organic regulations on the organization, administration and operation of the College.