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Postgraduaat Sound Cradle

If you meet the diploma and language requirements and passed the artistic entrance exam you fulfilled the first two steps in our enrolment procedure. You still need to take the following steps.

STEP 3. Confirm your arrival

  • Documents

    You need to send a copy of the following documents to conservatorium@ap.be or bring them as soon as possible to the student office.

    • ID card (or passport for foreign students);
    • D-visum (for visa-obliged foreign students);
    • APS certificate (for Chinese students);
    • copy of the diploma needed to enrol (see admission requirements). If the original is in a language other than English, French, German or Dutch, it must be accompanied by a legalized translation. Transcripts must include a complete description of the institutional grading system or other standards of evaluation with maximum grades and minimum marks indicated.
    • document which grants you access to a university or university college (only if it isn't obvious in your diploma)

 

STEP 4. Determine the content of your study programme

  • Individual study path and transfer of credits

    There is no overlap with previous studies, and you cannot obtain any exemptions. Do you think you are eligible for one or more exemptions? Then you can contact the education manager. 

 

STEP 5. Confirm your study programme

  • Study contract
    After you have completed your study programme in iBaMaFlex and after this has been approved, your study contract will be made available via the e-mail box in iBaMaFlex. You must confirm the study contract there. New students also have to sign it digitally in iBaMaFlex..

 

STEP 6. Pay your tuition fee

  • Tuition fees postgraduates

    In September or October you’ll receive an invoice for the tuition fee and course related fees based on your signed study contract. The invoice will be sent to your AP-mail. It is not possible to get a scholarship of financial assistance from the Social Service for a postgraduate programme. It is not possible to pay the tuition fee by instalments.

    Tuition fees 2021-2022

    Postgraduates 60 credits

    • Postgraduate Music - Chamber music
    • Postgraduate Music - Collaborative piano
    • Postgraduate Music - Composition
    • Postgraduate Music - Concert soloist: instrument
    • Postgraduate Music - Concert soloist: vocal
    • Postgraduate Music - Orchestral instrument
    • Postgraduate Music - Jazz

    Registration for 30 to 60 credits fixed amount: 3 900 euro
    Registration for 3 to 10 credits: 650 euro
    Registration for additional credits: 65 euro per credit

    Postgraduates partial programmes 30 credits

    • Postgraduate Music - Suzuki Teaching Method Violin ESA 1-3 (two year programme)
    • Postgraduate Music - Suzuki Teaching Method Violin ESA 4-5 (two year programme)
    • Postgraduate Sound Cradle (two year programme)

    Registration for 30 credits (one year): 1 950 euro
    Registration for 3 to 10 credits: 650 euro
    Registration for additional credits within the same programme: 65 euro per credit

    Postgraduate 30 credits

    • Postgraduate Music - Children’s  / Youth Choir conducting (one year programme)
    • Postgraduate Mantle of the Expert (one year programme)

    Registration for 30 credits: 1 950 euro
    Registration for 3 to 10 credits: 650 euro
    Registration for additional credits within the same programme: 65 euro per credit

 

STEP 7. You are enrolled

  • Student card en certificates

    If you have completed all the steps, you can pick up your student card at the student administration office. You can also request a registration certificate.

Additional information

  • Regulations and year calendar

    You can find the Education and Examination Regulations, ICT Regulations and Library Regulations on the general regulations page of the AP website. You can also find the specific year calendar of the Conservatoire on this page.  

  • Financial support

    For general information about international scholarships, please check http://www.studyinflanders.be/en/scholarship-programmes/ and https://www.studentsonthemove.be/en/.

    In order to receive a scholarship from the Flemish Community, you must fulfill multiple conditions. If you are temporarily staying in Belgium because of your studies, national conditions will be an obstacle and you might not be eligible to request this scholarship. If you do not meet the requirements, you will have to fund your studies yourself and (if possible) apply for financial assistance and/or study aid in your home country. For more information about the scholarship of the Flemish Community, please check https://centenvoorstudenten.be/english/scholarship-flemish-community/.

    Students from outside the European Economic Area are not eligible for financial aid from the AP University College. It is not possible to pay the tuition fee in instalments.

    A student must have sufficient means of subsistence to cover all study, living and healthcare costs, including potential repatriation costs. The minimum amount is fixed and indexed every year by the government. It is currently 666 euro net/month (academic year 2019/2020). This amount is very limited. Besides the tuition fee and cost for flights and visa, students need in general approximately 9.000 euro per year:

    • Student room (rent, electricity, water and internet): +/- 450 euro/month
    • Meals: +/- 10 euro/day or +/- 300 euro/month
    • Mobility: bus/tram/metro : buzzy Pazz De Lijn +/- 212 euro/year; bicycle: Velo +/- 49 euro/year.