Part of UAS (Hogeschool Leiden) The netherlands

Welcome Our BA Programme History Passionate eurhythmists More info and videos Admission and enrolment Contact and open days

The BA degree programme (formerly taught at the Euritmie Academie Den Haag) is offered on both a full-time and part-time basis (taking 4 and 6 years, respectively). The programme leads to a bachelor’s degree that is recognized anywhere in Europe.

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After obtaining your degree

After obtaining your degree

Our courses train you to become a fully qualified eurhythmy teacher, allowing you to teach in Waldorf schools and regular schools alike, both at the primary and secondary level. Teaching adults as a freelance eurhythmist is possibility, too. Moreover, this qualification enables you to continue your studies in order to obtain a degree in curative eurhythmy. And of course, you can also opt for a career as a performing artist. Let yourself be inspired by the interviews with different eurhythmists on the following page:

‘Passionate eurhythmists’.



Tell me and I will forget Show me and I may remember, Involve me and I will understand Confucius (551-479 BCE)


Eurhythmy is a modern art of movement that is unique in the world of dance. Eurhythmy enables you to express the essence of a piece of music or a poem, with your entire being – body, heart and soul – serving as your instrument. Eurhythmy allows you to get in touch with the spiritual values hidden in ourselves. In schools, eurhythmy is practiced to help support the children’s development.

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Courses include Philosophy of Education and Eurhythmy, but also Poetics, Human Biology, Sound and Improvisation, Speech, Music, Anthroposophy, and Anatomy. For more information, you can go the

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Part of Hogeschool Leiden

Our programme is closely linked to the Music Teacher Training Course and the Primary Teacher Training Course for Waldorf Education. All three programmes are offered by the Hogeschool Leiden, a university of professional education in the heart of Leiden, a real university city. The Hogeschool Leiden is at a mere ten-minute walk from Leiden Central Station. For more information on facilities and support offered by the Hogeschool, please click on

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Open Days in Leiden

Saturday, 15 December 2018

(9.30 am – 2 pm)

The Open Days are the perfect opportunity to get to know more about eurhythmy. You can attend student presentations, workshops, films, and you get to talk to tutors and students.

If you want to know more about the programme or if you wish to register, you will find the relevant information


Department of Dance in Education. Do you want to teach a form of expressive art of movement and are you seeking personal spiritual growth? Then the BA Dance/Eurhythmy programme is the teacher training course for you!


Small-scale but with an international focus

The small scale of the department and personal nature of the courses make for a vibrant atmosphere. And because about fifty percent of the students are from other countries than the Netherlands, the department has a very international focus. Although the language of instruction is Dutch, you will often hear a mix of German, French and English. Hardly surprising then that many of our graduates embark on a career abroad.


Concept and website development  • Hapé Smeele

Design and illustrations Albert Hennipman | De Ruimte ontwerpers

InterviewsPetra Essink

FilmWout Boekeloo, Peter Brinkman

PhotographyCaroline Schröder (still lifes), Hapé Smeele (documentary), Charlotte Fischer (academy), Laurent Ziegler

TranslationSteffi Ullrich (German), Katinka Zeven and Sandra Binnendijk  (English)

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