*Graduate Studies in Musicology at Utrecht University*


The Research Group Musicology in the Department of Media and Culture Studies, Faculty of Humanities, University of Utrecht (Netherlands) offers two attractive M.A. degrees in Music:


*Musicology (Research MA, 2 years, full-time)* (http://www.uu.nl/masters/en/musicology) and

*Applied Musicology (MA, 1 year, full-time)* (http://www.uu.nl/masters/en/applied-musicology)


The fees for these programs are € 2,006 per year (NL/EU/EEA nationals) and € 15,167 per year for non-EU/EEA passport holders. 


A variety of scholarships are available on a competitive basis (http://www.uu.nl/masters/en/general-information/international-students/financial-matters/grants-and-scholarships). For deadlines, see below.


Both programs are conducted in English throughout.


Students in the Research MA in Musicology (http://www.uu.nl/masters/en/musicology) are selected from an international pool of applicants for their potential for research excellence and typically rank among the top 20% of their academic peers or above. Graduates of the program successfully compete each year for funding to pursue PhD studies and have entered doctoral programs at UC Berkeley, UCLA, University of Toronto, University of Cambridge, Royal Holloway, Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics Frankfurt am Main, Catholic University Leuven, and Utrecht University. Alumni hold university teaching posts and prestigious post-doctoral fellowships in the United States, the UK, and the Netherlands.  


Students in the innovative one-year course Applied Musicology (http://www.uu.nl/masters/en/applied-musicology)launched in 2016-17 are selected for their potential and willingness to acquire the specific knowledge and skills required to operate successfully as a musicologist within the

international music industry.

Students receive intensive mentoring while developing

research and reflective skills relevant to questions in contemporary

music production, programming, financing and participation.


Application deadline for admission with funding (both programs): 1 February 2017

Application deadline for admission without funding (both programs): 1 May 2017

Please contact Prof. Karl Kuegle (k.kuegle -at- uu.nl) if you have questions about the Research MA program, and Prof. Emile 
Wennekes (e.wennekes -at- uu.nl) for the MA in Applied Musicology.

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