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Student associations

Creative arts/media associations

A number of student associations offer opportunities to take part in arts, music or media activities. See the list below for more information.

Particolarte (Amsterdam Student Art Association)

Amsterdamse Studenten Kunst Vereniging

Prinsengracht 181 
Postbus 1142 
1000 BC Amsterdam 
T: +31 (0)6 283 365 23 

Particolarte website (in Dutch)

STA! (Student Theatre Amsterdam)

Studenten Toneel Amsterdam

Nieuwe Achtergracht 170 
1018 WV Amsterdam 

STA! website (in Dutch)

Student TV


Vendelstraat 2 
1012 XX Amsterdam 
T: +31 (0)20 525 3711 

Student TV website (in Dutch)

Sweelinck Orchestra

The UvA J.Pzn Sweelinck Orchestra was established in 1878 and is the oldest symphony orchestra in Amsterdam. The orchestra is comprised of about 80 enthusiastic students from Amsterdam universities and they rehearse every Thursday from 20:00 to 23:00 at the Singelkerk in the Amsterdam city centre. Performances take place at well-known locations in and around Amsterdam. For auditions and other information, please refer to the links below.


Sweelinck Orchestra website (in Dutch)