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Postgraduate Suzuki

The postgraduate programmes Music are only accessible if you meet the diploma and language requirements and when you pass the artistic entrance exam. Follow the steps as described underneath.

STEP 1. Check the diploma and language requirements

  • Diploma requirements
    You hold a bachelor's diploma in Music or master’s diploma in Music or equivalent. For the postgraduate study in Music – conducting children and youth choirs, any bachelor’s diploma suffice.
  • Language requirements

    For the bachelor, master and postgraduate programmes Music there are no official language requirements.

    Students are advised a B2 Dutch or English proficiency level for an effective day-to-day communication and high quality written assignments.

    The Royal Conservatoire Antwerp does not organise language courses. Students are free to take courses at a language institute of their own choice.  

    More info:

    For the master of arts & education in Music and performing arts a Dutch language proficiency level B2 is mandatory.


STEP 2. Register for the artistic entrance examination

The dates and information about the artistic entrance exams postgraduates in Music can be found underneath the different sections

Classical Music:

Jazz Music:

  • Jazz: bass guitar, double bass, drums, flute, guitar, clarinet, piano, saxophone, trumpet, violin, voice (other instruments possible on request).


STEP 3 till 7. After the artistic entrance examination

Additional information

  • 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 or financial assistance from the Social Service for a postgraduate programme. It is not possible to pay the tuition fee by instalments.

    Tuition fees 2023-2024

    Postgraduates 60 credits

    • Postgraduate Music - Chamber music
    • 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: 4 200 euro
    Registration for 3 to 10 credits: 700 euro
    Registration for additional credits: 70 euro per credit

    Postgraduates partial programmes 30 credits

    • Postgraduate Music - Suzuki Teaching Method Violin ESA 1-2 (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): 2 100 euro
    Registration for 3 to 10 credits: 700 euro
    Registration for additional credits within the same programme: 70 euro per credit

    Postgraduate 30 credits

    • Postgraduate Drama as a teaching tool

    Registration for 30 credits: 2 10 euro
    Registration for 3 to 10 credits: 700 euro
    Registration for additional credits within the same programme: 70 euro per credit

  • Financial support

    For general information about international scholarships, please check and

    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

    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.

    Looking for an accommodation? What about the rental agreement? And the prices? Do you need insurance? Visa? Learn all about it on the practical information page of AP University of Applied Sciences and Arts Antwerp:

    For incoming master's students from abroad, there is also the Mastermind scholarship (read the requirements carefully). 

    The Conservatoire also offers some internal scholarships (between 1,500 and 3,000 euros per selected student) to regular students of the Royal Conservatoire of Antwerp: the Soroptimist scholarship, the Orange scholarship and the Bolster scholarship. Every year an internal call is made for these. 

    There are also external support initiatives such as:

    This is just a sample of what support is offered by externals. KCA staff regularly posts opportunities for support for projects, workshops, competitions and residencies on the student platforms Intranet and DigitAP.

  • Students with specific needs

    If you have specific needs you can request facilitating measures.

    You can request these if you:

    • have a (learning) disability (dyslexia, dyscalculia, autism spectrum disorder, adhd, a motor, visual or aural disability,…);
    • suffer from a medical or psychological problem;
    • combine top sport / work / family with studying.

    The studentcounselor Petra Vangeel ( will assist you in applying for facilitating measures to meet your individual needs.

  • 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.