Our College is a private and independent institute. It provides education at university
and post-graduate level in the field of Taoist Studies, Chinese Fine Arts and Chinese
Culture. There are three years Bachelor of Taoist Arts (BTA) and two years Master
of Taoist Arts (MTA) programs, which contain various specialized courses on Chinese
Painting and Calligraphy, Authentic Taoist Medical Traditions, Classical Chinese
Language, Taoist Taijiquan and Qigong, and many other interesting subjects. We are
also offering no-nonsense programs for the study of Taoist Alchemy (or Internal Alchemy;
Chinese: Neidan or Jindan), based on realistic results and not on myths!
Our scientific research center TASC (Taoist Alchemical Studies Center) also advises
on Taoist and Chinese medical issues and its qualified staff can offer Taoist medical
A vast private library of Taoist literature and Chinese subjects, is available to
our research students.
TASC also organizes conferences on Chinese culture. We publish books on Chinese subjects
and our staff contributes articles to books and magazines by other publishers.
We co-operate on a formal/informal basis with other scientific and Taoist institutes
and individuals in Belgium and abroad (European Universities, Chinese Academy of
Social Sciences, Suzhou and Jiangsu Taoist Association, Hangzhou Chinese Academy
of Fine Arts, etc.).
We are also active in the field of fine arts. Our other website www.china-art.org
presents works of art about and from China and news about our exhibitions.
* IMPORTANT: ALL RECENT UPDATES TO THE PROGRAMS AND NEWS CAN NOW BE FOUND ON OUR
FACEBOOK PAGE (China Arts College/Taoist Alchemical Studies Center TASC)
*FOREIGN STUDENTS: we offer exclusive short-term programs; get in touch if you want
to apply! Long-term programs are also possible if you live in Belgium; an example
of what this type of program includes can be found here
* click here for an important statement by Prof. Dr. Dan K.J. Vercammen (alchemical
name: Danningzi) on (Internal) Alchemy !
* EXHIBITION at China Arts: visit possible on appointment (see contact details on
* there are some new publications in the pipeline, but you can have a look at the
existing ones here