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Two-stage aptitude testing procedure for Summer Semester 2021/22 (currently in german only)

Gemäß § 4 Absatz 1 der Ordnung über die vom Rektorat getroffenen Ausnahmeregelungen in Umsetzung der Corona-Epidemie-Hochschulverordnung (Amtliche Mitteilung Nr. 369) hat das Rektorat der Folkwang Universität der Künste auf Vorschlag des Fachbereichs 1 am 16.12.2020 folgende Änderungen für die Durchführung des Eignungsprüfungsverfahrens in den Studiengängen des Fachbereich 1 beschlossen:

 

In Ergänzung zu den Regelungen der Rahmenordnung zur Feststellung der künstlerischen oder studiengangsspezifischen Eignung und der besonderen künstlerischen Begabung vom 06.06.2018 in Verbindung mit § 3 der Prüfungsordnung für den Bachelorstudiengang Integrative Komposition der Folkwang Universität der Künste vom 12.07.2017 findet das Eignungsprüfungsverfahren für die Zulassung zum Studium im Wintersemester 2021/22 als zweistufiges Verfahren statt.

Die Eignungsprüfung findet als zweistufiges Verfahren statt und setzt sich zusammen aus einer ‚Vorrunde‘ und einer ‚Hauptrunde‘. Die erste Stufe wird digital durchgeführt und besteht in dem fristgerechten Einreichen eines Portfolios mit eigenen Kompositionen auf elektronischem Weg (Dateilink). Die Frist zur Einreichung entspricht der Bewerbungsfrist. Wird die digitale ‚Vorrunde‘ des Prüfungsverfahrens bestanden, erfolgt eine Einladung zur ‚Hauptrunde‘ in Präsenz.

Die Anforderungen und Bewertungskriterien beider Stufen finden Sie hier:
Anforderungen Eignungsprüfung FB1 Bachelor (PDF)

General information about the application

On this page you will find information on the application and the aptitude test as well as on the documents you will need to provide at the time of enrolment, if your application is successful.

Application | Registration
For the study course “ Integrative Composition” you will need the following documents:

    • Application to participate in the qualifying examination (For applications to start in the winter semester the form is open from 15. January (NEW!) to the deadline on 15. March.)
    • CV/Résumé
    • One passport photograph (3.5 x 4.5 cm)
    • Leaving certificate (simple copy) of last attended school
    • Where applicable leaving certificate or certificate of enrolment of your former university/ies
    • When changing the university/study programme or resuming your studies (in each of these cases) on the same study cycle with the same main subject (instrument/voice): Transcript of Records of the previous studies (simple copy)
    • Receipt for payment of the application fee (bank statement)
    • 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 (simple copy) or other international educational achievements (simple copy) that constitute a university entrance qualification for Germany such as completed periods of studies; country-specific information: http://anabin.kmk.org/anabin.html
    • Your own works in the form of original scores (especially for CAS instrumental composition), recordings, videos etc.

    Please note: We must have received your application documents in paper form not later than the application deadline March 15th (for the following winter semester).

    Application fee

    For your application a fee of € 50 is due.
    If you apply for multiple study courses simultaneously, the fee is € 50 for the first application and € 15 for every additional study course. The amount will be automatically calculated and shown to you in the application form.

    Aptitude test

    The aptitude test for the study course Integrative Composition usually takes place in the first weeks of May. Please note that you will have to be on site for the aptitude test.

    The aptitude test consists of two parts: a colloquium about the submitted documents and a subject specific music theory examination.

     

    Aptitude test requirements (Bachelor_Faculty 1) - (Please note that the requirements may change for future aptitude tests.)
    Sample tests to help you prepare for the theory test can be found here:

    Example: subject examination Instrumental Composition
    Example: general part for all CASs except Instrumental Composition
    Example: subject examination Composition and Visualisation
    Example: subject examination Electronic Composition

    Example: subject examination pop composition

    You can find more detailed information here:

    Aptitude test requirements (Bachelor_Faculty 1)

    Documents for enrolment

    • Completed application form for enrolment (send to you by mail after having successfully passed the aptitude test)
    • Completed application form for Folkwang Card (send to you by mail after having successfully passed the aptitude test)
    • Proof of existing health insurance
    • Certified copy of leaving certificate of your last attended school (certified translation where applicable)
    • Evidence of sufficient language skills, if you did not acquire your qualification for university entrance in Germany
    • Proof of payment of the social contribution

    If you have any questions regarding the enrolment process, please contact:

    Alexandra Kiene

    Department Studies and International Affairs | Office of Student Affairs | Fac. 1 & 2

    Email

    +49 (0) 201_4903-234

    Nadine Knobloch

    Department Studies and International Affairs | Office of Student Affairs | Fac. 1 & 2

    Email

    +49 (0) 201_4903-295

    Jennifer Schwarzer

    Department Studies and International Affairs | Office of Student Affairs | Fac. 1 & 2

    Email

    +49 (0) 201_ 4903-233