Amsterdam School of the Arts Rankings

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Ranking Category
#5564 of 14,131 In the World
#1353 of 2,785 In Europe
#40 of 58 In the Netherlands
#4 of 6 In Amsterdam

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Highest Degree
Acceptance rate

* The Amsterdam School of the Arts is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because the university has programs where applicants only need to meet admission requirements to enroll and don't necessarily compete with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsCompetitive admission


The tuition table for Amsterdam School of the Arts gives an overview of costs but prices are approximate and subject to change and don't include accommodation, textbooks, or living expenses. The costs of programs might differ significantly for local and international students. The only source of truth for current numbers is the university's official website.

Program Duration Tuition Cost (EUR)
Bachelor of Music 4 years 8,210
Bachelor of Dance 4 years 8,210
Bachelor of Theatre 4 years 8,210
Master of Music 2 years 9,000
Master of Dance 2 years 9,000
Master of Theatre 2 years 9,000

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by Amsterdam School of the Arts.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design Yes Yes No
Biology No No No
Business No No No
Chemistry No No No
Computer Science No No No
Economics No No No
Engineering No No No
Environmental Science No No No
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes No
Mathematics No No No
Medicine No No No
Physics No No No
Psychology No No No
HBO Bachelor Dance, Design, Film, Music, Music Education, Performing Arts, Theatre
HBO Master Architecture, Art Education, Cultural Studies, Dance, Design, Film, Fine Arts, Landscape Architecture, Music, Performing Arts, Theatre, Urban Studies

Amsterdam School of the Arts alumni

  1. Paul Verhoeven

    Paul Verhoeven
    Born in
    Netherlands Flag Netherlands
    1938-.. (age 86)
    film actorfilm producertelevision directorscreenwriterdirector

    Paul Verhoeven is a Dutch filmmaker. His blending of graphic violence and sexual content with social satire is a trademark of both his drama and science fiction films. After receiving attention for the TV series Floris in his native Netherlands, Verhoeven got his film breakthrough with the romantic drama Turkish Delight (1973), starring frequent collaborator Rutger Hauer. The film was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Film and later received the award for Best Dutch Film of the Century at the Netherlands Film Festival. Verhoeven later directed successful Dutch films including the period drama Keetje Tippel (1975), the war film Soldier of Orange (1977), the teen drama Spetters (1980) and the psychological thriller The Fourth Man (1983).

  2. Carel Struycken

    Carel Struycken
    Born in
    Netherlands Flag Netherlands
    1948-.. (age 76)
    composeractorstage actortelevision actorscreenwriter

    Carel Struycken is a Dutch actor. He is known for playing the Giant/Fireman in the television series Twin Peaks (1990–1991, 2017), the occasional guest role of Mr. Homn in Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1992), and the household butler Lurch in the 1990s Addams Family films. He also appeared in the films Gerald's Game (2017) and Doctor Sleep (2019).

  3. Roger Cicero

    Roger Cicero
    1970-2016 (aged 46)
    Enrolled in the Amsterdam School of the Arts
    Studied in 1991-1996
    jazz musiciansinger

    Roger Marcel Cicero Ciceu was a German jazz and pop musician.

  4. Caro Emerald

    Caro Emerald
    Born in
    Netherlands Flag Netherlands
    1981-.. (age 43)
    singerjazz musicianrecording artist

    Caroline Esmeralda van der Leeuw, known for the music project Caro Emerald, and latterly The Jordan is a Dutch pop and jazz singer who mainly performs in English. Active since 2007, she rose to prominence in 2009 with debut single, "Back It Up". Follow-up single "A Night Like This" topped charts in the Netherlands.

All 100 notable alumni

Amsterdam School of the Arts faculties and divisions

Academy : Architecture Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Regional Planning
Academy : Breitner Art Education, Fine Arts
Academy : Film Film, Radio and Television Broadcasting, Sound Engineering (Acoustics), Visual Arts
Academy : Reinwardt Cultural Studies, Design, Heritage Preservation, Museum Management, Museum Studies, Urban Studies
Academy : Theater and Dance Dance, Theatre
Conservatory : Conservatorium van Amsterdam Jazz and Popular Music, Music, Music Education, Opera

General information

Alternative names AHK
Amsterdamse Hogeschool voor de Kunsten
Founded 1987
Accreditation Netherlands and Flemish Accreditation Organisation (NVAO)

Location and contacts

Address Postbus 15079 Jodenbreestraat 3
Amsterdam, 1001 MB
City population 921,000

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