Basic information “Direction of Vocal Ensembles“ (M.Mus.)

Course duration

Language of instruction

Master of Music (M.Mus.)
4 semesters full-time
(part-time study is possible depending on field of study)
120/60 ECTS Credits
Folkwang University of the Arts

Admission requirements

  • A study degree in the field of music such as a Bachelor of Arts or Music, a Diploma or State Examination or an equivalent degre; in case of the part-time study course with acquisition of at least 240 ECTS Credits(official database on the equivalence of international educational achievements:
  • Evidence of artistic aptitude by passing the aptitude test
  • For the part-time major “Singing with Children and Adolescents” and the part-time study course “Children´s and Youth Choir Directing”: Evidence of present continuous work with children and/or teenagers

Language requirements

  • Applicants have to verify proof of language level C1 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 (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.