Tasks of the KEC

1. Advice and Policy.

The KEC offers advice to the University Executive Board (CVB) in the field of art and heritage. This advice may pertain to the university’s overall art policy or to the purchase of individual art objects to be located in one of the faculty buildings or services centers.


2. Art Purchase and Commissioning.

The KEC is in charge of expanding the fine art collection and is also directly responsible for the selection of artists, artworks and sites, as well as for the planning and realization of artistic projects.


3. Management and Maintenance.

university community and the public via a website and database. In collaboration with the Buildings Department, the KEC keeps track of the collection, so that maintenance is possible, whereby the Buildings Department facilitates restoration of art objects or their relocation.


4. Art Promotion and Education.

Among the community of staff and students, the KEC tries to raise awareness of the presence of art and heritage on the university premises. It does so by organizing exhibitions based on the university art and heritage collection, in collaboration with university staff and external cultural partners.