HKU University of the Arts Utrecht offers preparatory courses, bachelor and master programmes and research degrees in fine art, design, media, games and interaction, music, theatre and arts management.
With more than 3,900 students, HKU University of the Arts Utrecht is one of the largest art and culture-oriented institutes in Europe.
The art of HKU - new practices, new solutions
Courses in English
Bachelor of Fine Art
You learn the various techniques for expressing yourself visually. You also learn how you can discover and use your visual abilities and how to convert your ideas and emotions into shapes.
Bachelor of Music (BMus)
The Bachelor of Music programmes guide you towards your future career as a performing musician, teacher, conductor, producer or composer.
MA programme Fine Art
Master of Arts in Fine Art and Design programme Fine Art opens windows on the visual world while mapping a broad spectrum of phenomena and attitudes connected to that visual world - and to life itself. Besides traditional fine art forms such as painting, sculpture, and photography, the programme focuses on many transmedial forms of visual expression.
MA programme Scenography
Master of Arts in Fine Art and Design programme Scenography students are trained to transform any environment into a theatrical surrounding, through supervising and stimulating the development of their creative and intellectual capabilities.
Master of Music, Music Design
The Master of Music (MMus) gives you the opportunity to develop further as an instrumentalist, vocalist, composer, producer, sound designer or music technologist.
HKU supporting member of European art school network ELIA
Supporting members donate an annual membership fee with a focus on artistic research and student activities.
Handbook with results of GameBiz project available online
The main findings of the GameBiz project have been brought together in the illuminating handbook 'A Space for Beautiful Mistakes'