Interior Architecture, M.A. | Zuyd University of Applied Sciences | Maastricht, Netherlands
24 months
10100 EUR/year
2209 EUR/year
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At the Master in Interior Architecture from Zuyd University of Applied Sciences you will learn to develop a concept for a space based on your own ideas and artistic vision and to realize that concept.

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Important part is how to present your conclusions as an essential component of your architectural design. At each assignment you will be asked to draw connections between your own work and that of others and between your work and the audience.  

The core

Interior at the Master Interior Architecture  from Zuyd University of Applied Sciences is no niche, nuance or aspect of architecture, but a fundamental attitude towards the surrounding world. The core of this Master is the understanding of a place in all its manifestations, before you start to transform it because of changing needs and requirements.

Study load

In general you will study and work for about 20 hours a week at the academy. In addition you will have to study at home for about 20 hours a week.


When you successfully complete the programme you will get the degree of Master of Arts. The degree is recognized by the Union of Dutch Interior Architects (bni) and you can register after a two year practise period at the Foundation Architect Register (Stichting Bureau Architectenregister).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • In the two years you study in Maastricht you will get the chance to deepen your design skills, personal interpretation of the professional situation and artistic talent. You will obtain subject matter knowledge, insights and skills based on your own applied research. Also you will make an active contribution in collaborative projects.
  • In the first year you will work in your own atelier, where you fulfill hypothetical assignments and where you evaluate your design process step-by-step with your lecturers. In these assignments you will explore materiality, light, time, scale and composition.
  • In the second year you will focus on your thesis and final work piece. Your graduation project is the final master assessment. With this assessment you will proof that you are able to practice the profession. 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You are admissible if you are a graduate with a Bachelor’s degree in Architectural Design, or another Bachelor’s programme. In addition to this you need to have the desired intake competencies.
  • As soon as we receive your application form we will invite you for the admission procedure, which consists of the following steps:
  • A preselection based on your letter of motivation, diploma and digital portfolio. 
  • A motivation interview and evaluation of your portfolio.  
  • A practical assignment. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10100 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10100 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2209 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2209 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Maastricht

700 - 1170 EUR /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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