HKU Utrechts Conservatorium offers the possibility of following individual contractual study.


Interested in individual contractual study?

Availability individual contractual study

The offer is determined by the availability of the teachers. By far not all instruments and subjects will therefore be available for contract study. It is not possible to follow a normal curriculum as a contract student.

However, you can combine several types of lessons (instrument lessons, theories) if available for contract study.


The cost for a main subject lessons (individual lessons) are €75 per hour.
Theoretical classes are €12,50 per hour. There is a maximum of 24 lessons, there is no minimum.


Application for a contractual study course goes via OSIRIS. The Schooldirector of HKU Utrecht Conservatorium will evaluate your request and decide whether you qualify for a contractual course study at HKU. You will be informed by e-mail.

In your application you can submit a request for the desired main subject and the amount of lessons. In addition, you can indicate which major subject teacher you want to follow. However, this does not guarantee that you can also be placed with that teacher.

Entrance requirements

To participate in contract study, you are:
  • in possession of a bachelor or master's degree in music, or
  • admitted to the HKU Utrecht Conservatory for the coming academic year.

The School Director decides on your participation in contract education.


The application deadline for the instrumental lessons is 15 September. A decision will follow before 1 november. The application deadline for the theory classes is possible until 14 August. A decision then follows before September 1st.

Start lessons

Instrument lessons start in block 2, i.e. November.

Theory classes begin September.