Our Master of Applied Museum and Heritage Studies has been accepted for government funding. This means that fulltime and parttime students from the European Economic Area (EU, Iceland, Norway and Liechtenstein) who don’t have a master’s degree yet can enrol in the programme for a government set tuition fee, which for 2024-2025 will be €2.530 per annum.

The tuition for non-EEA students, and EEA students holding a master’s degree, will be €9.540 per annum for the fulltime programme. For the parttime programme, students are required to pay the lower AHK-rate, which for 2024-2025 will amount to €6.500 per annum.

Tuition can be paid in 10 instalments.

For the NL-Scholarship (formerly known as Holland Scholarship) international students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) may apply. Please be aware Nationals of Switzerland and Suriname are excluded from this scholarship programme. The application deadline for the NL-Scholarship is 1 May 2024.


The Talent Grantis aimed at providing a reduction of tuition fee to excellent students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA), Switzerland and Suriname who wish to study at the Amsterdam University of the Arts (AHK). The AHK Talent Grant will be available for students for the academic year 2022-2023. More information about the eligibility criteria and the application procedure can be foundhere.

The Cultural Heritage Scholarship Programme is a one-year scholarship for a heritage master's programme in the Netherlands for applicants from Indonesia, Nigeria, Sri Lanka, Suriname and South Africa. Deadline for application is Monday 8 April 2024. (For Indonesian students the deadline is 12 February 2024)

The Orange Knowledge Programme aims to contribute to a society's sustainable and inclusive development. Its scholarships are open to mid-career professionals in specific countries. The Orange Knowledge Programme is planned to end on 31 December 2024. As a result, there will be no application rounds in 2024.

In addition to the tuition fee, please be aware of the following study related expenses, which are equally part of your investment in the master Applied Museum and Heritage Studies.

Additional expenses

Museumkaart or ICOM card €64,90
Travel expenses for field trips (consider a public transport discount card) €250
Travel expenses for your embedded research, costs depend on residence and hosting organisation variable
Travel, food and accommodation for the international study trip €300
Printing, photocopying and binding of articles, assignments, poster and reports €150
Membership to the KB Royal Library €15
Books (optional) €200