How to Apply

Candidates wishing to take part in the entrance examination, must submit the completed application form, no later than the closing date for application, to the study secretariat of the Conservatorium van Amsterdam.

Application forms

Please note: there is a separate application form for AEMA, AEMA Hybrid and the Young Pop Academy. Candidates for these programmes only need to fill in this form. Candidates for the other courses fill in the other form.


Application Form for AEMA, AEMA Hybrid and Young Pop Academy



Application form Other Programmes



Closing Dates for Application


Attached to the form you must send in the following documents:

  • copy of diploma(s) granted
  • copy of the page in your passport which contains the registration number and the photo
  • an IELTS- or TOEFL-language certificate. Please note: this is only required for non-Dutch/non-English speaking candidates from countries outside the EU, please click here.
  • a brief biography
  • recordings if requested; please see the admission requirements for the principal subject of your choice. 

Please send documents which have not been attached to the form no later than the closing date for application by e-mail to

or by regular mail to:

Conservatorium van Amsterdam
Study Secretariat
Oosterdokskade 151
1011 DL Amsterdam
The Netherlands

Please state your name, the department (classical music, early music, jazz, popular music, music in education) and the instrument you apply for on the envelope.


The bachelor's and master's degree programmes at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam are fulltime studies and require as a result an attendance according to the study time.

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