Students of the Dutch National Ballet Academy have the opportunity to pursue part of their study abroad. They can also follow an internship with a foreign professional ensemble. 

The study programs has good contacts with study programs abroad, including the Academia Vaganova in St. Petersburg, Paris Opera Ballet School, John Cranko Schule (Stuttgart), Canada’s National Ballet School (Toronto), the Royal Ballet School (London), the Ballettschule Hamburg and English National Ballet School amongst others. 

Moreover, since 2012 the Dutch National Ballet Academy is a member of the Prix de Lausanne partner schools network, that offers many opportunities for longer or shorter periods of exchange or a summer school. 
Since 2015 the Dutch National Ballet Academy is also a partner school of Youth America Grand Prix.