Research Groups - ARIAS

This section highlights the educational programmes within the ARIAS institutions that have a specific interest in: artistic research, interdisciplinary education, radical pedagogy, etc.

Research Groups

Research Groups

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ARIAS: Amsterdam Research Institute for the Arts & Sciences is a research platform by the Amsterdam University of the Arts (AHK), Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (HvA), University of Amsterdam (UvA) and Vrije Universiteit (VU Amsterdam). ARIAS enables intersections, encounters and collaborations between artistic research and research in the humanities, social sciences and the natural sciences.

University of Amsterdam

Natura Artis Magistra Project / Artistic Research Research Group (ARRG) / Artistic Research Master’sPlacemaking / Tesla Minor


Gerrit Rietveld Academie

LAPS – Research Institute for Art and Public Space / Making Things Public / 

Design of Justice (In collaboration with UvA)


VU Amsterdam

Environmental Humanities Master’s / ArtScience Lab


Amsterdam University of the Arts

Research In and Through Cinema Master’s / DAS Graduate School – Third Cycle / Artists in Residence / Research Ecologies LAB / DocARTES


Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences

Art of Criticism – INC / State Machines – INC / Moneylab – INC