Here you will find the information you need to apply for a study programme at HKU University of the Arts Utrecht.


The following courses are offered in English:

Bachelor of Music
(Including Classical Music, Historical Instruments, Jazz & Pop, Musician 3.0)
• Master of Music
Music Preparatory Class
Individual contractual study, Utrechts Conservatorium

Bachelor of Fine Art
MA Fine Art programme
MA Scenography programme

Prior education requirement

To be eligible for a course at HKU your prior education must be equivalent to a Dutch VWO, HAVO, MBO (level 4) degree.


HKU University of the Arts Utrecht has a Service Desk Student Affairs. If you have a specific question concerning one of our courses, the student advisors manning the desk can help you find the answer.

The Service Desk Student Affairs is the main helpdesk for all (international) students and handles all practical matters pertaining to enrolment, visa & residence permits and application procedures. They can assist you in finding housing and give you information and advice on a variety of subjects such as financing, insurance and language courses.


The official language of instruction in most bachelor's courses is primarily Dutch. Most master's courses are taught in English. There are language requirements. Please note that the deadline to send in your language test results is May 1st, 2019.

More about our language requirement

Contact information

HKU Service Desk Student Affairs:

t: +31 30 2091540

Office hours: Monday to Friday from 10.00 to 17.00 (CET).