Information for first-year students

Welcome at the Amsterdam University of the Arts! With the start of your study an exciting period will begin. At these webpages especially for first-year students we make you familiar with the AHK. If you have any questions you can't find the answer to, please contact the Central Student Administration.


Everything you need to know about your enrolment, from enrolling in Studielink to visa information.


MyAHK is the intranet of the AHK. Here you will find your email, timetables and important information of your study programme and the AHK. Read about how to activate your account.

Student Counsellor

The student counsellor helps you with both practical and personal issues related to your study.

Prepare your stay

Use Pathfinder for all the relevant information about visa, insurances, residence permits and grants.

VERS party

VERS is the opening party of the study year, celebrated on Wednesday 16 September 2015 in the Melkweg.

Student discounts

As an AHK student you can take advantage of various discounts. For example, you can visit the Artis (the Amsterdam Zoo) for only €3!

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