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Two-stage aptitude testing procedure for Winter 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 Studiengang Orchesterspiel (M.Mus.) am Orchesterzentrum|NRW vom 27.02.2019 findet das Eignungsprüfungsverfahren für die Zulassung zum Studium im Wintersemester 2021/2022 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 einer Videoaufnahme auf elektronischem Weg (Videolink). Allgemeine Hinweise zum Einreichen eines Link zur 'digitalen Vorrunde' finden Sie hier. Der Videolink muss bis zur Bewerbungsfrist über das Bewerbungsformular eingereicht werden. 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 Master (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 “Orchestral Performance” you will need the following documents:

  • Application to participate in the qualifying examination (For applications to start in the summer semester 2021 the form is open from 1. October (NEW!) to the deadline on 15. November and to start in the winter semester the form is open from 16. 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
  • Students: verification of student status
    Graduated students: Leaving certificate(s)
    (simple copy)
    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

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) or November 15th (for the following summer 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 tests for the winter semester usually take place in the first weeks of May and the aptitude tests for the summer semester usually at the end of January. Please note that you will have to be on site for the aptitude test.

 

The scope of the aptitude exam is based on your instrument of choice.

Details can be found here:

Orchesterzentrum NRW

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)
  • Certified copy of your bachelor certificate (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