_Evidence of a professionally recognised university Bachelor degree (minimum three-year duration) in a relevant artistic study course or evidence of an equivalent, professionally qualifying university degree. Official database on the equivalence of international educational achievements: http://anabin.kmk.org/anabin.html)
_Evidence of artistic aptitude by passing the aptitude test at the Folkwang University of the Arts
_Evidence of a minimum of three years qualified, continuous professional experience (whereby vocational activities undertaken during the study course will also be taken into account)
_Applicants have to verify proof of language level A1 with enrolment.
_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: For your application a fee of € 50 is due. The amount will be shown to you in the application form.
_No tuition fees are charged at Folkwang.
_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.
Folkwang actively supports the call of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities to train people with disabilities as artists and therefore particularly welcomes applications for the guest student programme, regular study courses and requests for inclusive cooperation projects. Prospective students should make use of the possibility of a counselling meeting with the Representative for students with disability or chronic illness in advance.
Applications must be submitted via the Folkwang Application Portal by the end of the application period on 15 March (for the following winter semester). The portal is open for applications from 15 January to 15 March.
For the application you have to upload the following in the portal:
A) YOUR PERSONAL DETAILS
_Curriculum Vitae in tabular form (desired)
_Passport photograph (optional)
_School-leaving certificate from the last school attended
_If applicable, degree certificate, transcript of records and/or certificate of enrolment from the university(ies) attended to date
_If applicable, certificate of foreign university entrance examination such as APS certificate / American College Test (ACT) / College Scholastic Ability Test / University Entrance Examination Center Test or other international educational achievements that constitute a university entrance qualification for Germany such as completed periods of studies; country-specific information: http://anabin.kmk.org/anabin.html
B) COMPLETION OF APPLICATION
_Proof of payment of the application fee (bank statement)
The exact dates for the aptitude tests can be found at the top right. Please note that you will have to be on site for the aptitude test. The aptitude tests will be carried out in the official language German and also in English.
The aptitude exam consists of several parts:
_Answering a list of questions
_A one hour sample lesson
Module catalogue for Master of Arts Dance Pedagogy for Artistic Dance (M.A.) | 19.12.2012 (expiring) (in german)
Only after you have successfully applied for a study place is your last step in the application process enrolment. Enrolment takes place at the end of September for the start of studies in October and at the end of March for the start of studies in April. Please refer to your letter of admission for the exact period.
Further information on the procedure and documents can be found on the websites on enrolment.