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A 360º training adapted to your time, interests and professional needs.

Four-year university academic training, postgraduate studies through our master's degree offering and access to doctoral programs.

About the IUDAA

More than 300.000 visits to the Documentary and Heritage Research Fund of the “Alicia Alonso” University Institute of Dance.

At the forefront of research and development of artistic teachings, driven by new technological challenges.

The choice of our academic studies guarantees a four-year quality training, with constant performing practice and the training to opt for multiple professional opportunities offered by the Degree in Visual Arts and Dance and Higher Dance Degree studies.

Higher Institute of Dance Alicia Alonso

IUDAA-URJC Academic Program

We are a pioneering center in Spain in the implementation of highly specialized academic programs, focused on research into dance and the performing arts. The Alicia Alonso Higher Dance Institute (ISDAA/IUDAA), located on the Fuenlabrada Campus of the URJC, is a center of training excellence with a specific name of the “Alicia Alonso” Public Foundation, attached to the Rey Juan Carlos University.

The choice of our academic studies guarantees a four-year quality training, with constant performing practice and the training to opt for multiple professional opportunities offered by the studies of Degree in Visual Arts and Dance y Degree in Higher Artistic Dance Education, in the field of teaching, interpretation in public and private professional companies, in the creation of cultural managers and promoters, at the forefront of research and development of artistic teachings, driven by new technological challenges.

Degree in Visual Arts and Dance

Mention Classical Dance, Contemporary Dance, Spanish Dance, Dance Theater and Acrobatic and Circus Dance.

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Degree in Higher Artistic Dance Education

Specialties in Dance Choreography and Interpretation, and Dance Pedagogy.

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Master's degrees

Master in Performing Arts and Master in management and leadership of cultural projects.

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Where are we?

The URJC Fuenlabrada campus is located less than 25 km from the center of Madrid, 30 minutes by car from the city.

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International projects

Our center is an international benchmark, at the forefront of research in artistic education.

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Academic excellence

Our research profile allows us to develop projects of theoretical and artistic interest for the academic and scientific community.

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Investigartes.com

Magazine of Art, Research and Philosophy
  • Scientific publication magazine
  • Semi-annual publication
  • Focused on Art Research, Art Education, and Humanities
  • Permanent article receipt period

Investigartes is a scientific journal edited by the “Alicia Alonso” University Dance Institute of the “Alicia Alonso” Dance Foundation and the International Dance Council of the International Theater Institute ITI UNESCO with ISSN-e: 1989-9017, annually that publishes articles and research works on the performing and visual arts and their relationships with the social, historical, political and cultural context from different scientific fields, especially creation and artistic education. In addition to scientific articles, bibliographic reviews are also included. All originals are submitted to anonymous review (“double blind” system).

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Why study at the IUDAA?

Aware that all quality training in the present is a guarantee of the future, the Alicia Alonso Higher Dance Institute is made up of an expert team of teaching professionals, researchers, and reference specialists in the different training mentions and specialties.

If you want to have a future as a Performing Arts professional, our center is the place where you will never stop growing and learning.

Access and admission

Do you want to have a future as a performing arts professional? Congratulations! You have just arrived at the place where you will never stop growing and learning. Our studies guarantee a professional horizon that ranges from cultural management to teaching, theater, cinema and the audiovisual industry.

To access, you must pass the Evaluation for Access to the EvAU University (University Degree), and the specific access test that is carried out as marked in the official Calendar, on the Fuenlabrada Campus of the URJC. The test is in person, of a practical nature, and is necessary to opt for the Degree or Higher Title mention.

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Multicreation and research

Throughout the course, our students carry out numerous activities at national and international events, theatrical performances, galas, exhibitions, presentations, institutional events, all linked to the teaching activity that combines technical, theoretical and technological training with the artistic practice more demanding.

Collaborating Entities

Throughout almost three decades of existence it has garnered great prestige at a national, European and international level. It was the first center of higher dance studies authorized in Spain. Among its most relevant merits is the fact that it introduced the first official undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral studies in Performing Arts at the Spanish university. It occupies a privileged position within the centers of higher artistic education in terms of international student mobility, through the Erasmus, Erasmus Munde programs, financed through the Universia program of Banco Santander, Erasmus International and the global network of the UNESCO Chair of Universities and Centers for Higher Artistic Education of which it is a part, in addition to the Network of Universities of Latin American Art (RUA). 

In the last five years he has co-directed three international artistic projects financed by the European Commission within the Creative Culture program. The Institute is part of the Executive Council of the International Theater Institute, UNESCO World Organization for the Performing Arts.

He holds the Presidency of the International Dance Committee/UNESCO and is a member of the Executive Council of the UNESCO UNITWIN Chair Universities and Centers for Higher Artistic Education. She chairs the Spanish Delegation of the World Organization for the Performing Arts / UNESCO.

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They continue their professional projection in national and international reference centers.
Professionals, companies, production companies and prestigious entities support our training.
We are a pioneering center in research into the Performing Arts and new applied technologies.
Dependent on the Alicia Alonso Dance Foundation, with more than 300.00 visits, the Documentary Fund is a reference space for knowledge, teaching and research of the performing arts, with special dedication to dance, created in 2011 , under the auspices of the Spanish Ministry of Culture.

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