Academy for Musicology and Musicianship Amsterdam

“The best” of both worlds

Are you looking for a master’s programme that broadens your artistic horizon and engages in interdisciplinary discourse? The AMMA exchange programme on master’s level might be just what you’re looking for. This innovative programme allows students to combine a master’s degree at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam (CvA) with the master of Arts and Performance Research Studies, specialising in Artistic Research at the University of Amsterdam (UvA).

For whom?
For students of the master programme at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam, who are seeking for academic depth at the MA Art and Performance Research Studies (specialisation: Artistic Research) at the University of Amsterdam.

Why choose AMMA’s Master programme?

In the AMMA programme, you’ll engage in broad artistic debates that encourage exploration beyond the confines of your primary field. This exposure fosters a deeper understanding of various artistic practices and theories, enriching your overall artistic perspective.

Access to UvA’s Academic Community

Participating in the AMMA master’s programme grants you access to the vibrant academic community at the University of Amsterdam. This offers opportunities for networking, collaboration, and access to resources that enhance your academic and artistic endeavours.

Preparation for PhD Studies

For those considering pursuing a PhD in the future, the AMMA master’s programme provides a strong foundation. The UvA’s research profile equips you with valuable research skills and expertise, positioning you for success in doctoral studies.

Dual Diplomas

Upon completion of the AMMA master’s programme, you’ll receive two diplomas: one from the University of Amsterdam and another from the Conservatorium van Amsterdam. This dual credential acknowledges your proficiency in both artistic practice and academic research.

For Ambitious and Open-minded Students

The AMMA master’s programme is designed for ambitious students who are eager to expand their horizons and venture beyond the boundaries of their own discipline. It’s ideal for those seeking a multidimensional education that combines artistic excellence with academic knowledge and skills.


To find out whether the AMMA programme on master's level enrich your studies, we advise you to learn more about the courses offered by the master Art and Performance Research Studies at the University of Amsterdam, by visiting the website. Also, you can attend the upcoming information sessions on November 14, 2024, and February 10, 2025, both online and in person.

If you’re interested in the AMMA Exchange Programme or have any inquiries, please contact the AMMA coordinator (

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