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Welcome to the admission procedure for your course at the Royal Conservatoire.

Every step of the registration procedure is described and explained below and all you have to do is complete each step in the process. Clicking on the + will reveal additional information. When you click on Studielink you will leave our website. After applying you will receive an e-mail from Studielink with a link to Osiris Online Application, which is part of our Student Administration System. You will upload all the requested documents to that page. If you have any questions during the process, please contact the student administration office at

Don't forget to check the general admission requirements, these are applicable to all admissions. For more information regarding your programme please click here. All information regarding the entrance exams will be published on

First, you collect all the documents necessary for your application for the first round video audition.

  • A video recording (step 2)
  • The motivation form (step 3)
  • Your CV (see below) (step 4)
  • Dance photographs (step 5)

To get a good impression of your artistic, musical, and technical capacities, we would like to receive a recording of 15-20 minutes. Your entire body should be visible and the recording needs to comply to the criteria listed in the document below. The colour of your clothing should be contrasting to the colour of the background.

Criteria Video Audition

Upload your video to a YouTube (preference) or Vimeo account (or comparable online platform). Create a PDF with all the links to your video recording(s). You can upload your document into the relevant question in the Osiris Online Application, later on in the process. Please name your upload ‘[surname] – video recording’.

Motivation Form Royal Conservatoire Dance Ensemble
Download the form and answer the questions. Upload the completed form to Osiris Online Application.

Motivation Form Royal Conservatoire Dance Ensemble

Your CV should include your name, date of birth, height and weight, as well as information about your dance education and experience. Please describe: your previous degree(s), courses completed, successes, performances, exams, and prizes. Please name your document ‘[surname] – CV’.

Upload three photographs, including one portrait photo and two dance photos. Both should show your full body. Please name your upload beginning with ‘[surname] – footage’.

Go to Osiris Online Application and choose your language preference (Dutch or English). At the bottom of the following page, click on the following link to create your new account ‘If you don’t have a username/password, click here’. This account you will need to verify through the email sent to the email address you registered with. Click in the menu on Application Artist Certificate Dance.

After you have logged in to Osiris, you answer a few obligatory questions. For instance, you will have to indicate which live audition date you would like to register for, if you get through the video selection round.

Upload the documents you collected into the relevant question in Osiris. If you cannot send all your documents at once, we will send you reminders to complete your application. Keep in mind that we can only assign an audition slot for you once all documents have been received.

You can save your answers in between sessions.

Your application is complete and final, only if your answers in Osiris have been sent.

Based on your personal details and answers, your uploaded documents and your video, we will decide whether we invite you to a live audition (if you live within the EU), or whether we accept you (non-EU). In all cases - whether you are being invited for a live audition, accepted, or rejected – you will receive an email notification.

Language proficiency
Bachelor and Master students must have sufficient command of both written and spoken English to follow their course at the Royal Conservatoire.

EU/EEA students

Students from EU/EEA countries whose proficiency in English is inadequate are obliged to follow a language course. If it is found during the admission procedure that your command of English is insufficient, you will be required to follow a course and obtain a certificate of proficiency during the first year of the course.

Non-EU/EEA students

If you have been admitted and you are from a country outside the EU (with exception of Canada, Australia, New-Zealand, United States of America or South Africa), you must demonstrate – before 1 September - that your level of English is sufficient to follow the course. You can demonstrate your command of English with your score on any of the following English language proficiency tests: IELTS, TOEFL, TOEIC or Cambridge English (FCE/CAE/CPE). The test scores are valid for two years and your score must be valid as of 1 September.

The minimum standard is a score of 6.0 in the IELTS test or level 80 in the TOEFL.

Certificates from the Institutional TOEFL test, the TOEFL ITP test or other language proficiency tests will not be accepted.

More information about language proficiency, courses and the tests.

If you are admitted, you must ensure that all the necessary documents are submitted.
Non-EU/EEA students have to submit the proof of their English language proficiency (see step English proficiency) before 1 September.

If you are admitted you will receive information via e-mail and Studielink about payment of tuition fees.

Only when you have fulfilled all registration requirements will you be enrolled as a student. So make sure that you have submitted all requested documents before 1 September.

More information on the fees and payment.