The Amsterdam University of the Arts (AHK) trains students for the national and international world of art, culture and heritage. The AHK stands for educational excellence. In supporting exceptionally talented students to develop their artistic identity and cultivate an innovative vision, our outstanding tutors provide a solid grounding in skills and tradition, in collaboration with the international trend-setting cultural community of which Amsterdam is the centre.


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About the Amsterdam University of the Arts

Multidisciplinary university of the arts
The Conservatorium van Amsterdam, Netherlands Film Academy, Academy of Theatre and Dance, Reinwardt Academy, Academy of Architecture and Breitner Academy together form the Amsterdam University of the Arts (AHK).

Arts education
The Amsterdam University of the Arts is constantly innovating and developing. It occupies a prominent place, both nationally and internationally, in education, the arts and cultural life. The courses are given in alluring locations in Amsterdam, the cultural centre of the Netherlands. The AHK offers courses at bachelor and advanced or master level in the following subjects: fine art and design, music, film, theatre, dance, museology, architecture and arts education.