LUCA School of Arts is an environment for education and research where creative talent can develop artistically and technically. LUCA merges the educational expertise of five renowned institutes (Sint-Lukas, Narafi, C-mine, Sint-Lucas and Lemmens) In four different cities (Brussels, Genk, Ghent and Leuven).

LUCA offers more than fifty study programmes in Audiovisual Arts and Techniques, Visual Arts and Design, Interior & Product Design, Architecture, Music and Drama. With its wide range of professional and academic courses, it is state-of-the-art in higher art education.

LUCA’s artistic research is embedded in the associated Faculty of Arts of KU Leuven. With more than 700 staff members and 3.800 students, LUCA is a creative hub for more than 4,500 artists, theater and film makers, designers, musicians, photographers, teachers, researchers…

Programmes and faculties

LUCA School of Arts the only academy of applied sciences in Arts in Flanders. In Brussels, LUCA offer professional Bachelor degrees in Photography, Film, Construction and Interior; and Academic Bachelor and Master’s degrees in Film, Animation, Photography, Graphic Design and Visual Arts. Moreover, LUCA is also a driving force behind DOC Nomads, an international Master’s degree for documentary film.
Over the years, LUCA has become a royal purveyor to the Belgian arts’ scene. Directors Michael R. Roskam and Lieven De Brauwer, artists Luc Tuymans and Hans Op de Beeck, designer Danny Venelt and Sarah De Bondt, illustrators GAL and Tom Schamp, photographers Charif Benhelima, Stephan Vanfleteren and Nyk ‘Nyklyn’ Dekeyzer are just a few names that have enjoyed their formative years here.

Student associations

LUCA students have joined forces in their student association Fenix and Obscura. The members will make you feel welcome in Brussels and can help you get around both on and off to the campus.


Campus Sint-Lukas Brussel
Paleizenstraat 70, 1030 Schaarbeek

Campus Narafi
Victor Rousseaulaan 75, 1190 Vorst