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IASJ Fact Sheets provide basic information about IASJ Member Schools, used by:

  • students to start and or continue their educational carreer
  • teachers to exchange in pedagogical matters and in jazz research
  • directors of jazz schools to communicate with international colleagues

Royal Conservatoire Antwerp

name of representative: Els Smedts
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international phone number representative: 00 3232441809
website https://www.ap.be/royal-conservatoire

Royal Conservatoire Antwerp
Desguinlei 25
2018 Antwerp

number of students: more than 200 students
annual fee: 500 to 1000 euro
financial support offered: to 2000 Euro

language used during the lessons: native language and English
legal status of your school: state university

degrees offered: bachelor, master and PhD
teaching training offered: yes

Students who enter the Jazz/Popular Music program at the Royal Conservatoire, Antwerp can expect to graduate as excellent musicians who are ready to take their place in the international profession. The training and coaching you will receive is highly practical and customized to your individual needs and interests. From day one, the study program will immerse you in international professional practice, with an emphasis on the development of your own artistic personality, the acquisition of expertise, and the engagement of your sense of entrepreneurship.

Our jazz course boasts many features which set it apart; its broad offering of projects, the performance opportunities which it presents on both a national and international level, the possibility to undertake a placement within a professional ensemble, individual coaching from leading artistic figures, and the connections which the study program has with internationally-renowned jazz artists and festivals. We strive to provide the perfect fit for each and every student by individualizing your study program and by giving flexibility in terms of choice of teachers.


The IASJ is a long standing member of the IMC, the International Music Coucil, affiliated with UNESCO.

The IASJ, founded in 1989, brought together over 3000 jazz students, teachers and directors from all over the world.

The IASJ promotes cultural diversity and does not discriminate towards nationality, religion, gender or age.

IASJ contact information

IASJ - Unit 2
3e Binnenvestgracht 23-J
The Netherlands

E-mail address: info@iasj.com

General Information

Organization: non-for-profit association, (Dutch title: "Internationale Vereniging van Scholen voor Jazz"), founded in 1989
Chamber of Commerce: The Hague, The Netherlands: KvK 40412806
VAT-number: none. The IASJ is tax-exempted.