36 months
4025 EUR/year
2209 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Dance Therapy program of Codarts Rotterdam centers on teaching concepts which include the integration of theory and practice, discovery through practical experience, and exploratory learning. The underlying foundation in different theories encourages and enhances critical reflection.


In the year one of the Dance Therapy program of Codarts Rotterdam the focus is on development and growth, play, creativity, giving meaning to movement, dance in therapy, finding out about one’s own and the other’s (movement) preferences and values, exploring the body, different DT principles and methods, diversity issues, and critical reflection connecting it all, building up the enquiring mind and getting acquainted with mental health care institutions through regular fieldwork visits. 


  • Classes take place every Friday, two Saturdays per month and three intensive weeks (Oct., Feb. and June/July). Fieldwork visits need to be scheduled individually on other days.

Programme Structure


  • The Research modules, classes and labs,  and the research project leading to a master thesis offer professional tools for the dance therapy student at two levels: First, it generally contributes to an increased understanding of dance therapy. 
  • Second, it introduces enquiry, evaluation and research methods that help the DT practitioner to understand and develop practical approaches to treatment.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • a specific entrance audition must be passed,
  • you should be in possession of a bachelor diploma, or equivalent,
  • you must have a minimum of two years work experience after having acquired the bachelor degree.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4025 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4025 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • National

    2209 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2209 EUR per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Rotterdam

760 - 1265 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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