Basic information "Orchestral Performance" (M. Mus.)

Standard period of study
Language of instruction

Master of Music (M.Mus.)
4 semesters full-time
120 ECTS Credits
Folkwang University of the Arts

Admission requirements

    • First university degree in instrumental training (for the same instrument) with grade 1.5 or above (official database on the equivalence of international educational achievements:
    • Proof of artistic aptitude by taking part in the aptitude test at one of the participating universities (Detmold, Düsseldorf, Essen und Köln)

      Language requirements

      • Applicants have to verify proof of language level A1 with enrolment. Within two semesters after enrolment students have to establish proof of language level B1.
      • The required levels of language skills at Folkwang University of the Arts are in accordance to the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR).


        • 50 € application fee (to be paid with application)
        • Each semester all students have to pay a social contribution for the services of the Student Union, a student contribution for the work of the AStA (General Student Committee) and the VRR/NRW ticket. A breakdown of the amounts plus information on how to pay is available here.