Music and Performing Arts, Bachelor | Fontys University of Applied Sciences | Tilburg, Netherlands
48 months
11190 EUR/year
2314 EUR/year
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Do you want to play in ensembles and create something together? Do you like to work hard, be creative, and collaborate with other art disciplines? Then the Academy of Music and Performing Arts (AMPA) from Fontys Fine and Performing Arts might be the study for you. Put your musical talent to work!


The Academy of Music and Performing Arts (AMPA) from Fontys Fine and Performing Arts offers an ambitious, innovative study programme. Our vision is based on the idea that your individual musical development into a top musician can only flourish through practice. 

Why this study?

  • Three hours of instrumental lessons per week by our instrumental experts and ensemble teachers
  • Playing and creating in ensembles with a focus on the professional field
  • Innovative and interdisciplinary curriculum in an international learning environment
  • Entrepreneurship, research, and collaboration as the basis for self-development and self-management

Programme Structure

Year 1

  • Develop basic skills in instrument (technique and interpretation), ensemble, music theory, history, cultural history and research.
  • Interdisciplinarity (working together with toher disciplines, body and mind (Cesar Therapy, injury prevention)
  • Projects & masterclasses
  • Additional piano lessons
  • For jazz student we also offer playground (playing together with instrument professors) and bigband lessons (all years)
  • Classical singers have an additional trajectory in languages (French, IPA, German, Italian) and drama (actor training, theatrical improvisation)


At the Academy of Music and Performing Arts, you will get lessons from (guest) teachers that are specialized in your musical instrument or musical direction. 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

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240 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • In order to be admitted, you will complete a practical video audition and an online theory test. When in doubt, we invite you to do a live audition at Fontys Fine and Performing Arts. 
  • In addition, you should prove being in possession of a diploma of higher secondary education, as well as having sufficient English proficiency.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11190 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11190 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2314 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2314 EUR per year during 48 months.

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Living costs for Tilburg

700 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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