Professorships at HKU University of the Arts Utrecht conduct research within the creative professional fields and for sectors that need creative innovation. In doing so, they cooperate closely with external partners: creative professionals, businesses, knowledge institutes, social organisations and governments.
Art and Professionalisation
The professorship in Art and Professionalisation aims to reinforce the artistic dimension in education and training by fostering ‘artistry’ in lecturers and teachers.
The professorship of Creative Economy explores, researches and enhances the overlapping areas of creativity and economy.
Interactive Narrative Design
The professorship Interactive Narrative Design researches tools that communicate and discuss 21st century complexity.
The Professorship in Performative Creative Processes researches creative processes in all the arts that have a performative nature. The
Research in Creative Practices
The professorship Research in Creative Practices stimulates artistic and design research by artists and designers for artists and designers. It focuses on the relationship between research and artistic and creative processes, and helps to develop different ways of working and theorising.
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