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Dean

Wim De Temmerman is the Dean. He is a philosopher and teaches art philosophy at KASK & Conservatory. The Dean presides over the School of Arts and is appointed by the Board of Directors of the University College Ghent. He is Chairman of the Board of the School of Arts and of the Exam Commissions. The main duties of the Dean include developing and formulating the policy vision. He bears responsibility for all the subjects that are taught, the faculty’s finances, and the teaching and administrative staff. He also ensures the proper functioning of the faculty.
Contact: Wendy Van de Velde

Board of the School of Arts

The Faculty Board manages the faculty in accordance with stipulations in the decree. It determines which powers are granted to the dean. 

  • Chairman: Wim De Temmerman
  • Secretary: Joke Vangheluwe
  • Two representatives from the artistic and cultural field: Sven Grooten, Carine Meulders
  • Six board members put forward by Ghent University: Daniël Biltereyst, Catherine de Zegher, Ilse Derluyn, Freddy Mortier, Franky Devos, Adinda Van Geystelen
  • Three representatives of the students: Robin Lantsoght, Emiel Lenaert, Elke Dejoncker
  • Six representatives of the staff: Martine Clierieck, Ilse Den Hond, Gert Keunen, Lars Kwakkenbos, Tomas Navratil, Filip Rathé, Roel Vandommele

Training programme commissions

For each training programme there is a training programme commission that is composed of teaching staff and students. The training programme commission has the following tasks:

  • describing the training programme profile
  • establishing the final goals and final  competences
  • determining the structure of the study programme with the different training programme elements
  • establishing the course contents, the study load, het evaluation system and the types of examinations
  • participating in the execution of internal quality control and supporting external quality control
  • formulating proposals related to training assignments that are filled in by the departments

Training programme commission visual arts

  • Head of training programme commission: nn
  • Members: Paul Demets, Els Huygelen, Hendrik Leper, Kristien Buyse, Catherine Willems, Wouter Decorte, Ronny Duquenne

Training programme commission audiovisual arts

  • Head of training programme commission: Martine Huvenne
  • Members: Bie Boeykens, Johan Opstaele, Hilde D’haeyere, Geert Vergauwe, Michel Druart, Pascal Vermeersch, Simon Van der Zande, Ezra Belgrado, Godart Bakkers.

Training programme commission music

  • Head of training programme commission: Filip Rathé
  • Members: Leon Lhoest, Gert Jacobs, Geert Dhondt, Wouter Van Tornhout, Geerten Verberckmoes, Steven De Wijngaert, Gert Keunen, Joris Blanckaert, Simone van der Steen

Training programme commission drama

  • Head of training programme commission: Jan Steen
  • Members: Frank Cools, Martine Clierieck, Geert Belpaeme, Bauke Lievens, Paola Bartoletti, Wannes Gyselinck, Lars Kwakkenbos, Frederik Le Roy, Tom Goossens, Anna Franziska Jäger, Martha Balthazar, Jonas Baeke

Training programme commission landscape and garden architecture / landscape development

  • Head of training programme commission: Stefanie Delarue
  • Members: Ruben Joye, Luc Deschepper, Johan Carrijn, Nele De Cock, Johan Isselée, Roy Damen, Joppe Dehandschutter, Nele Geysen, Sylvie Vandamme, Lien Van Langenhove

Training programme commission interior design

  • Head of training programme commission: Thomas Van der Velde
  • Members: Laurence Berden, Tomas Navratil, Toon Heyndrickx, Kurt Van Maldegem, Els Hemerijckx, Tom Wellekens, Justine Carpentier

Training programme commission teacher training programme

  • Head of training programme commission: Ann De Bisschop
  • Members: Mirella Ruigrok, Karen Van Petegem, Ines Beert, Katrijn Friant, Joris Devos, Ann Saelens

Training programme commission digital design and development (Devine)

  • Head of training programme commission: Jynse Cremers

Departments

Department of Architectonic Design

  • Chairman: Jan De Pauw
  • Members: Harlind Libbrecht , Luc Deschepper, Bart Depestel, Gustavo Mulhall, Laurence Berden, Christian Overdeput, Caroline Poullier, Mieke Van de Woestyne

Department of Fine Arts

  • Chairman: Emmanuel Depoorter
  • Members: Hendrik Leper, Vincent Geyskens, Stefaan Deheedene, Ludwig Vandevelde, Luc Degryse, Els Dezwarte, Emmanuel Depoorter, Paul Casaer, Jerry Galle, Evert Defrancq, Ruben Bellinck, Jean-Marie Demeyer, Erwin Wittevrongel, Antony Hudek

Department of Design

  • Chairman: contact Wendy Vandevelde
  • Members: Wouter Decorte, Bram Jespers, Dirk Deblauwe, Dirk Van Gogh, Clara Van Kerschaver, Kristel Peters, Miel Cardinael, Diane Steverlynck, Ronny Duquenne, Thomas Desmet, Kristof Van Gestel, Francis Ponseele, Andreas Korczak

Department of Film, Photography and Drama

  • Chairman: Lars Kwakkenbos
  • Members: Jan Steen, Fabrice Delecluse, Pat Alliët, Jan Kempenaers, An van Dienderen, Stoffel Debuysere, Johan Opstaele, Patrick Vermeulen, Frederik Le Roy, David Weber-Krebs, Heike Langsdorf, Brecht Van Elslande, Bie Boeykens, Bauke Lievens, Marie Snauwaert, Ann Saelens, Anne-Francoise Lesuisse

Department of Music production, Jazz and Pop Music

  • Chairman: Peter Lesage
  • Members: Hans Van Oost , Wouter Van Tornhout , Frederik Goosens, Anu Junnonen , Gert Jacobs, Peter Lesage, Toon Van Dionant, Vincent Pierins, Gert Keunen

Department of Classical Music

  • Chairman: nn
  • Members: Judith Ermert , Yves Storms, Daan Vandewalle , Wim Konink , Marcus Pujol, Eddy Vanoosthuyse, Gétacine Pegorim, Geert Dhondt, Filip Rathé, Rik Vercruysse, Jeroen Billiet , Florian Heyerick, Bruno Forment, Sara Smalbrugge

Department of Theory of Art Practices

  • Chairman: Sofie Vandamme
  • Members: Peter De Smet, Martine Clierieck, Dries Sel, Frank Van de Veire, Wannes Gyselinck, An De bisschop, Karen Van Petegem, Ines Beert, Helena De Preester, Régis Dragonetti