Konzertexamen/MeisterklasseConcert exam

Concert exam

- a new four-semester program starting in winter term 15/16 -

A four-semester advanced training program for exceptionally talented graduates of a master program or comparable degree program.

Major Fields


AccordionOrgan (in German)
Choral ConductingPiano (in German)
Clarinet Recorder
Composition (in German)Saxophone
French HornTuba
Guitar (in German)Viola
HarpViola da gamba (in German)
Harpsichord and FortepianoViolin
Lute (in German)Violoncello
OboeVoice (in German)
Orchestral Conducting (in German)


Application Deadlines

1st December of the previous year for the summer semester 
1st April for the winter semester
 Registration fee: 50 €

Tuition and Fees

1,000 € per semester, plus additional enrollment/registration fees and student activity fees


Artistic Requirement for the Entrance Examination

Major field examination

  • For instrumental fields generally at least four pieces in various styles and, if required, one or two etudes (20-30 minutes)
     e.g. major field Piano: four pieces and two etudes
  • For Voice, Choral Conducting, Orchestral Conducting, and Composition, see info sheets or the appendix to the Matriculation Regulations

The examination commission selects the pieces to be performed from the applicant's list of examination pieces. The examination commission may interrupt the performance of a piece at any time due to time constraints. Assessment criteria: artistic interpretation, accurate rendering of the piece, technical ability, and a choice of pieces which corresponds to the applicant's own ability. Foreign students will also be assessed for sufficient knowledge of German.

Detailed and legally binding information can be found in the Matriculation Regulations (download from this page)

Formal Requirements for the Entrance Examination

  • Complete curriculum vita
  • School and college certificates/diplomas (certified copies and German translation, if applicable)
  • Passport photo
  • Completed registration form (PRINTOUT) incl. supplementary documentation
  • Proof of payment of registration fee (30€)

Please trasnfer the registration fee here:

BW Bank Karlsruhe

Purpose: 9881663002730, Anmeldegebühr Aufnahmeprüfung

IBAN: DE 02 6005 0101 7495 5301 02



Application for Entrance Examination


Further Information in German:

Studien- und Prüfungsordnung für den Studiengang Konzertexamen/Meisterklasse

Anlage 1 zur Studien- und Prüfungsordnung für den Studiengang Konzertexamen/Meisterklasse

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