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This college at a glance.

4000
Students enrolled in this school.
5
Bachelor's programs offered entirely in English.
24
Master's programs offered entirely in English.

Why should I study here?

A Multidisciplinary University of the ArtsThe Conservatorium van Amsterdam, the Netherlands Film Academy, the Academy of Theatre and Dance, the Reinwardt Academy, the Academy of Architecture, and the Breitner Academy together form the Amsterdam University of the Arts (AHK).Arts educationThe Amsterdam School of the Arts is constantly innovating and developing. It occupies a prominent place, both nationally and internationally, in education, the arts, and cultural life. The courses are given in alluring locations in Amsterdam, the cultural capital of the Netherlands. 

The AHK offers courses at bachelor, advanced or master level in the following subjects: fine art and design, music, film, theatre, dance, museology, architecture and arts education.

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What is student life like?

Scholarships & Funding

As an institution for higher education officially recognized by the Dutch government, the Amsterdam University of the Arts participates in several scholarship programmes offered by the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Almost all scholarships and grant programmes do not offer 'full scholarships'. Prospectives and current students who like to find additional funding to finance their study are kindly requested to contact the student counsellor of the academy where they are enrolled for possibilities of private funds.

Housing options.

The university provides housing on a first come, first serve basis. Prices range from 515 to 525 euros per month.

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