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Entrance exams


General Deadlines for auditions

  • for winter semesters (study start October): 1 April (stamp of receipt)
  • for summer semesters (study start April): 1 December (stamp of receipt)

Dates of the entrance exams

For summer semester 2020: 17-22 February, 2020 (Registration Deadline 1 December, 2019 (stamp of receipt))
For winter semester 2020/2021: 5-13 June, 2020 (Registration Deadline 1 April, 2020 (stamp of receipt))

Special examination dates
(not applicable for Music Education course) 

  • 3rd and 4th February for Orchestral Conducting
  • 21st January for Master Church Music and Choir Conducting

Please note:

  • In the Bachelor Music main subject Elementary Music Pedagogy and Master Music main subject Music Pedagogy, the study can only begin in the winter semester.
  • For the polyvalent two-main subject Bachelor's programme in Music as an Artistic Subject (Music Teaching at Grammar Schools), the first semester can only begin in the winter semester, while university changers can also begin in the summer semester. The next aptitude test will take place in the winter semester 2020/21. The aptitude test for the summer semester is only open to university changers.
  • For the Freiburg Opera Studio, the registration deadline is 1 December for the following winter semester.

registration forms (in German only)

Download the registration form for all study programmes (except teaching at grammar schools)

Formal Requirements for the Entrance Examination

  • Completed registration form
    registration form (in German only)
  • Passport photo
  • Complete curriculum vitae (in tabular form) with essential information on previous training and, if applicable, artistic activity
  • High School diploma (if not in German: certified German translation)
  • For students without university entrance qualification: declaration by applicant confirming willingness to take extra an qualifying examination in addition to the regular entrance examination
  • For FAB applicants: current school certificate stating anticipated high school graduation
  • University/college certificates/diplomas (if not in German: certified German translation)
  • For Bachelor of Music as well as Master of Music applicants who are not German native speakers: certificate language test level B1
  • For minors: statement of consent by legal guardians
  • Proof of payment of 50 EUR registration fee (not applicable for FAB applicants),
    bank details:
    Account holder: LOK BA-WÜ / MHS FR
    Bank code: 600 501 01
    Account No.: 749 55301 02
    Reason for payment: 9881663002730, Anmeldegebühr Aufnahmeprüfung (Important!)
    IBAN: DE 02 6005 0101 7495 5301 02
  • two envelopes adressed to yourself size A4 and C6 plus corresponding International Coupons

Requirements for the Entrance Exams

see Immatrikulationssatzung
Immatrikulationssatzung (in German only)

see the individual
Degree Programs

Please note:

Non-native German speaking applicants for Master courses have to proof German language proficiency level B1 GER  (Zertifikat Deutsch B1).