Basic information “Concert study course of excellence” (Certificate on completion)

Course duration
Language of instruction

4 semesters
120 ECTS Credits
usually German
Folkwang University of the Arts

Admission requirements

  • Completed university studies (Diplom, Bachelor, Master or equivalent) in the field of music with a grade of at least 1.5 or proof of outstanding artistic aptitude through success in international competitions (awards). Official database on the equivalence of international educational achievements:
  • Chamber music ensembles need to prove previous joint concert activities.
  • Evidence of artistic aptitude by passing the aptitude test

Language requirements

  • You may have to prove the A1 level at the time of enrolement.
  • 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.