The admission board has admitted you to the Prep Year of the Gerrit Rietveld Academie for the course year 2018/2019.

The introduction with dinner and reception of the Prep Year will take place on a Wednesday September, 19 2018, at 4PM, location: Rietveld building (date might be subject to change).

The first class is on Friday September 21, at 2PM (date might be subject to change).

You will receive the registration and payment papers, practical information and information on the introduction program and School Fund by post. If you have not received the mailing by mid July, or in case of questions about the payment of the course fees, you can contact the Student Office: studentoffice[at] or +31-20-5711650.

The course fee for 2018/2019 amounts to € 1932,- and has to be paid in full by bank transfer, in advance, before September 1st, 2018. NOTE: details about how to pay will be provided by our Student Office shortly.

The course lasts almost 9 months (25 weeks divided into 3 trimesters ).

The Prep Year is not subsidized by the government, which means that you cannot apply for a grant from the Dutch study finance system, or ‘Studiefinanciering’.

After completing the Prep Year satisfactorily, students of the Prep Year will be admitted to the basic year, the first bachelor course year at the Rietveld Academie, to complete a bachelors degree (four year full-time or five year part-time program).

Candidates who will need to apply for a visa on the basis of full time studies, please urgently contact our international office at international[at] for information about the visa- and residence permit procedure. Additionally, you can also consult the following link:

If you do not want to make use of this admission after all, we urgently request you to inform the Student Office as soon as possible, before July 1 (by letter or email: studentoffice[at]

Gerrit Rietveld Academie
T.a.v. Student Office
Frederik Roeskestraat 96
1076 ED Amsterdam
The Netherlands

Keep us informed of your address changes, including changes in e-mail address and/or telephone number: studentoffice[at]

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