NOTE: Application for 2018-2019 is closed. Application for 2019-2020 will start next month, via the online form .

Final admission interviews on: Tuesday 25 September 2018, at 4pm (application is closed).

NOTE: O-Year students are not eligible for Dutch study finance (Studiefinanciering), and attending the O-Year does not give you the right to apply for a Dutch residence permit. So, non-EU/EEA applicants can only apply for the O-Year if they already have a Dutch residence permit on other grounds than full-time studies!

Time & date 2018-2019

25 Saturday afternoons from 12pm - 5pm    

First class 2018: 29 September 2018.

Course Fee

Course fee 2018: € 900.-.

NOTE: the course fee has to be paid in full before the start of the course and cannot be paid in instalments.


For more information on applying or studying at the Rietveld Academie contact: apply[at]

For information on the Orientation Year contact the head of the department Erna Anema: erna.anema[at]