48 months
8915 EUR/year
2209 EUR/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


To be a top musician, that is your dream! But you also want to learn how to write and produce music and manage your own business. And all that, preferably, in an inspiring, international setting. The Pop program of Codarts Rotterdam has it all.


At the Pop program of Codarts Rotterdam you can learn how to make your hands or your voice do what your mind dreams of. 

You follow intense classes with your instrument. You play in bands with fellow students from your own and other music departments. You gain stage experience, both within Codarts and far beyond the academy’s setting.


  • All this helps you develop into an experienced musician who knows the profession from A to Z, from writing to performing, from producing to doing business.
  • Our main subjects are: voice, songwriting, guitar, bass guitar, keyboards, Hammond organ, drums and creative producer.

Programme Structure


  • You learn how to better understand and control your instrument.
  • Together with fellow students you form a band. You learn how to play and write music together and you work in a recording studio.
  • Studying general music theory and music history gives you a better understanding of the music that you make.
  • You take part in project weeks. There are many different programmes to choose from, from microphone technique to stage presentation.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


240 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Register in Studielink
  • After registration you will receive login details for Osiris Application
  • Complete the registration in Osiris Application, upload a passport photo, upload your motivation (click here) and your musical cv
  • Upload (YouTube) links to your music recordings

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    8915 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8915 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • National

    2209 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2209 EUR per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Rotterdam

760 - 1265 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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