Leuven, Belgium

Medieval and Renaissance Sculpture

when 23 June 2024 - 3 July 2024
language English
duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 1302

Annually, the Summer Course brings a select group of 18 highly qualified young researchers to Flanders. They are offered an intensive 11-day programme of lectures, discussions, and visits related to a specific art historical period of Flemish art.
The 8th edition of the Summer Course will focus on ‘Medieval and Renaissance Sculpture’. It will be held from 23 June until 3 July 2024. Excursions will be made to Leuven, Antwerp, Brussels, Bruges, Mechelen, Breda, Rotterdam, Maastricht, Liège, Aachen, Geel, Zuurbemde, Zoutleeuw.

Course leader

An Seurinck, project coordinator Summer Course

Target group

Participants have a master's degree or are PhD student, junior curator or restorer with a focus on medieval and/or renaissance sculpture. The master's degree was earned maximum 10 years ago.

Course aim

The Summer Course provides the participants with a clear insight into the Flemish art collections from the period at hand, as well as into the current state of research on the topic.

Fee info

EUR 1302: The fee includes the full 11-day programme, 10 overnight hotel stays in a single-occupancy room, all transportation within the programme, all entry tickets, two receptions, five lunches and five dinners. Not included in the participation fee is the transport to and from Belgium.


Grants: Summer Course grants and Kress grants. See call for applications for more information.