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Folkwang Universität der Künste Studiengang Jazz

APPLICATION

Application Deadlines and Audition Dates

 

Bachelor of Music: Jazz Performing Artist

• Begins in October (winter semester)

• Application Deadline: March 15th

• Audition (with invitation only): sometime in May-June

 

 

Master of Music: Improvising Artist

Master of Music: Artistic Producer

• Begins in October and April (winter and summer semester)

• Application Deadline: March 15th (for winter semester) and November 15th (for summer semester)

• Audition (with invitation only): sometime in May-June (for winter semester) or January (for summer semester)

Requirements

 

Bachelor of Music: Jazz Performing Artist

• Evidence of instrumental proficiency and artistic competence, as well as a basic understanding of music theory.

• Secondary school certificate (exceptions may be made in cases of outstanding artistic talent).

• Foreign students must display a basic knowledge of the German language.

 

Master of Music: Improvising Artist

Master of Music: Artistic Producer

• Evidence of exceptional instrumental proficiency and a high level of artistic maturity, as well as a deep understanding of jazz theory.

• Bachelor Degree (or equivalent) in Jazz Music (for Improvising Artist or Artistic Producer), or Audio Engineering (for Artistic Producer).

• Foreign students must display a basic knowledge of the German language.

Documents

Important: Documents must be presented in German or with a certified German translation

 

Bachelor of Music: Jazz Performing Artist

Passport photo attached to the application form (please write your name and address on its backside)

Curriculum vitae

Secondary school certificate (admission is possible without it, providing an outstanding artistic talent is exhibited)

Certification of attendance or duration of the course if previously enrolled in a university course (Transcript of Records)

Certification of other qualifications (e.g. internships)

Certification of German language skills (if available)

Proof of payment of the application fee

 

Master of Music: Improvising Artist

Master of Music: Artistic Producer

Passport photo attached to the application form

Curriculum vitae

Bachelor Degree or similar University degree

Secondary school certificate (admission is possible without it, providing an outstanding artistic talent is exhibited)

Certification of attendance or duration of the course if previously enrolled in a university course (Transcript of Records)

Certification of other qualifications (e.g. internships)

Certification of German language skills (if available)

Proof of payment of the application fee

Fees

Bachelor of Music: Jazz Performing Artist

Master of Music: Improvising Artist

Master of Music: Artistic Producer

• Non-refundable application fee in the amount of 50 EUROS

• If applying for more than one program add 15 EUROS for each additional application (e.g. 2 applications = 65 EUROS)

• Remember to include the receipt with your application!

Application process

 

Bachelor of Music: Jazz Performing Artist

Master of Music: Improvising Artist

Master of Music: Artistic Producer

• Send the documents via regular Mail to:

 

  Folkwang Universität der Künste

  Bewerbung

  Klemensborn 39

  45239 Essen Werden

  GERMANY

 

or alternatively to our P.O. Box:

 

  Folkwang Universität der Künste

  Postfach 164428

  45244 Essen

 

• After a few weeks you will receive an invitation to the audition.

 

• If applying for a VISA please do so for a study application visa. If you enter Germany with a tourist visa and pass the audition you will be forced to return to your country and reapply for the correct kind. Present the invitation letter at the German Embassy or Consulate to apply for the study application visa. If you have questions please contact the student advisory service. studienberatung@folkwang-uni.de.

 

• The invitation will entail a date, a time and a place for the examination. Please have in mind that auditions for Bachelor and Master Jazz Programs are conducted in a separate building (250 meters) from the main campus where most of the Jazz lessons take place. The address is:

 

Wesselswerth 23

45239 Essen Werden

GERMANY

 

Jazz

Wesselswerth 23

Main building

Klemensborn 39

Klemensborn

Wesselswerth

Bungertstr.

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Aptitude Examination (Audition)

 

Bachelor of Music: Jazz Performing Artist

Master of Music: Improvising Artist

Master of Music: Artistic Producer