The Royal Conservatoire of Antwerp educates some 600 arts students, approximately a quarter of whom come from abroad. They offer programmes in dance, drama and music, concurrent teacher training programs and a variety of courses for further study. This combination of education options enables them to offer a variety of innovative artistic forms and to collaborate with several professional partners. The campus is located on the Antwerp ring road and was designed in the 1960s as a conservatoire including two large concert halls/theatres around a large courtyard.
At deSingel Arts Campus, students are immersed into the international music scene on a daily basis from day one of the study. Concerts and presentations by major international musicians mingle seamlessly with lessons and the bridge with professional life is never far away. Collaborative projects with professional organisations, student placements with the best ensembles, orchestras or choirs, audition training, coaching sessions with experienced national and international artists, rehearsals and masterclasses with renowned musicians and various optional projects will equip students with confidence for professional musical life. The building up of a professional network and the ability to work in an entrepreneurial and creative way are focus points for the study programme