Practical information

  • Study Fees

    For the 2019-2020 school year, the statutory rate for school-based full-time programs is € 1,168. Around April 2020, the tuition fees for the 2020-2021 school year will be issued.

    Only students who are 18 years or older on August 1st of the respective school year, have to pay tuition fees. Students younger than 18, whose parents/carers still receive child benefits, don’t have to pay tuition fees.


    Take into account that you will also need to have a laptop. You can find the recommended laptop specifications on the Summa website. For this specific study program you can also use an Apple MacBook. Do bear in mind, however, that Summa does not support Apple computers and MacOS.

  • Contact information

    Questions about the program
    Johan van Stratum or +31 (0)6 31 67 54 55

    Information on the learning environment of Metal Factory
    Joost Lodewijk or +31 (0)6 52 04 15 41

    Information on registration and auditions of +31 (0)40 26 95 690

    Absence registration
    +31 (0)40 269 40 90 (between 8 a.m. and 4.30 p.m., make sure to specify that you’re following the Metal Factory program)

    Website editors
    Johan van Stratum
    Ivo Severijns

    Summa College
    Ted Gijsman

  • Rehearsing

    Dynamo Eindhoven has five rehearsal rooms, each with a complete backline and PA installation. There are also various guitar and bass amplifiers, as well as complete drum sets available. It is recommended to bring your own cymbals and sticks. For keyboardists there are stage pianos, but if you want to work with (soft) synths, you will have to take care of that yourself.

  • Travelling to school by public transport or car

    Metal Factory/Dynamo Eindhoven is located in the center of Eindhoven and is therefore easily accessible. It is less than a ten-minute walk from the central station. Check the online travel advice here.

    You can park your car in Q-Park De Heuvel, 6a Ten Hagestraat. This parking space is located around the corner from Dynamo Eindhoven.

    If you follow a vocational education program, you are entitled to a travel allowance. With an OV-Chipkaart you can travel free of charge or with a discount. As from 2017, also students under the age of 18, who don’t receive a student grant, are entitled to a student travel product.

  • Food and drinks

    Dynamo Eindhoven has a large atrium, where extensive lunch meals are served Monday through Friday. Metal Factory students can have unlimited lunch for only € 4, but of course it is also allowed to bring your own food and drink.

  • The learning environment of Metal Factory

    Metal Factory Company (MFC) acts as an agency/production company for bands and educational projects. Although MFC is partly market-driven, it is a non-profit organization. Both its commercial and financial objectives are entirely focused on its educational goals.

    For external parties MFC is a professional partner that co-operates with regional companies, schools, institutions and private individuals.

  • Our partners

    Since the start, our program has been regarded as a serious and valuable player within the music industry. Here below you will find a number of professional parties Metal Factory has a long-term partnership with.

  • Program with limited number of places

    Each school year, Metal Factory has a limited number of 20 places available for new students. It is therefore wise to register in time and to think about a backup plan.

  • International students

    If you come from abroad to study at Summa, please check the additional information on residence permits, credential evaluation and relevant financial facts on the Summa website.