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[Netherlands] HKU University of the Arts Utrecht (HKU), Games and Interaction Course

HKU University of the Arts Utrecht (HKU)
[Dutch] Hogeschool voor de Kunsten Utrecht (HKU) 

2015 Exchange Agreement Signing Department: Games and Interaction Course 
Previous Exchange Agreement signed in 2008: Faculty of Art, Media & Technology 

The University of Arts Utrecht is a higher education institution specializing in art and design located in the province of Utrecht, the Netherlands. The Games and Interaction course, with which the Faculty of Design has an exchange partnership, offers a project-based education where you can learn hands-on game and application design in teams with companies, government, teachers, and students. Please contact us for more information about studying in graphic design, product design and animation courses. 

Name of University and DepartmentHKU University of the Arts Utrecht
Games & Interaction
Department Available for Student ExchangeHKU GAMES & INTERACTION
※Games and Interaction at HKU University of the Arts Utrecht accepts exchange students in the spring semester of the second year.
※Main instruction language is Dutch, exchange students will be supervised in English.
Exchange ProgramsIn general exchange possibilities are available in the 2nd and 3rd year of the study program. Available courses are outlined by school.
※(2017) Game and Interaction Exchange Program (English) starts in September.
Semester/Academic Calendar
1st semester
First week of September – end of January
Nomination DeadlineRequired (One week prior to the application deadline.)
Application Deadline
for Host University (Partner University)
15 April
Application starts from 15 March
Application Deadline
at School of Design, Graduate School of Design, Kyushu University
1 March
Semester/Academic Calendar
2nd semester
First week of February – the end of June
Nomination DeadlineRequired (One week prior to the application deadline.)
Application Deadline
for Host University (Partner University)
1 October
Application starts from 15 August
*No English program for 2nd semester
Application Deadline
at School of Design, Graduate School of Design, Kyushu University
No English program offered in 2nd semester
Application ProcedureApply via email to Professor Matsuguma.
(kuma@design.kyushu-u.ac.jp)
Language Proficiency (English)N/A
RemarksThe English program for exchange students is only available in the first semester. The second semester offered in Dutch.
Number of Exchange Students4
Department and Professors in Charge
(Professors with “(*)” is primary in charge)
<Department of Content and Creative Design>
-(*)Professor MATSUGUMA Hiroyuki
-Professor USHIAMA Taketoshi

<Department of Design Strategy>
-Professor HIRAI Yasuyuki
E-mail of Professors-Prof. MATSUGUMA: kuma@design.kyushu-u.ac.jp
-Prof. USHIAMA: ushiama@design.kyushu-u.ac.jp
-Prof. HIRAI: hirai@design.kyushu-u.ac.jp

(Updated on August 27, 2021)