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The programme covers two academic years, which run from the beginning of October until the end of June.

The IOA educational programme is structured around four subject pillars, each covering a set of courses: (1) Interpretation and Technique; (2) Acting and Movement; (3) Opera Theory; and (4) Practice.

  • During the programme, the IOA organises also several projects and productions, accompanied on piano or with orchestra.
  • During the second academic year, all students participate in minimum one fully-staged opera production with orchestra. Further, students can obtain internships with one of the IOA’s professional partners. Finally, students participate in several masterclasses every year.


Programme structure

Interpretation and Technique

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Movement and Acting

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Opera Theory

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Practice (projects, masterclasses, internships)

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Fees and Scholarships

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