Since 2017 according to Dutch Higher Education Law, the students and teachers have the right of say through several organs in each Academy. At the Amsterdam University of the Arts there is a University Council. In the Academy we have the, Academy Council (in Dutch: Academieraad), for the ATD as a whole and 3 Programme Committees (Opleidingscommissies Dance, Theatre and DAS (masters). The Dance program committee includes a student and a teacher from the SNDO. For more information see: Participation at the ATD.