Would you like to improvise? Take part in a jam session? Attend workshops with the top of the international jazz world? It is all possible in Rotterdam! Because studying at the Jazz department of Codarts means a lot more than just taking classes: in the course of your studies, you will perform on stage, meet guest teachers from all over the world and join in a lively informal exchange with a choice selection of musicians who define jazz in the Netherlands and beyond.


In the pop music industry you need to be a jack-of-all-trades who not only delivers artistic and creative top presentations, but who is also self-aware and professional. The pop department at Codarts trains you to be a multifaceted musical personality with an individual signature. As a top talent in the multidisciplinary Codarts environment, you can develop into the best performer, producer or songwriter.


With five completely different music genres from five different countries, the world music department of Codarts is unique in the world. The flamenco guitar study area has been available at Codarts since 1985. In 1990 the World Music department was founded. Now you can participate in study areas focusing on flamenco guitar, Indian music, Afro-Caribbean music, Brazilian music and Latin/Latin jazz, Argentinian tango and Turkish/Anatolian music.