_Evidence of qualification for entry (general university entrance certificate). Official database on the equivalence of international educational achievements: http://anabin.kmk.org/anabin.html)
_Evidence of artistic aptitude or outstanding artistic talent respectively by passing the aptitude test at the Folkwang University of the Arts.
_Applicants without a general university entrance certificate may also be admitted, provided that they exhibit outstanding artistic talent (see "Rahmeneignungsprüfungsordnung" Nr. 399 §8)
_Applicants have to verify proof of language level B2 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 November (for the following summer semester). The portal is open for applications from 1 October to 15 November.
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 determination of artistic aptitude consists of a multi-stage attendance examination with practical tests.
The following components are expected in the first examination round:
1. audition of a classical role,
2. audition of a modern role and
3. audition of a self-written monologue/scene, which has been given a title.
The roles and the monologue/play scene of the first examination round should be clearly different from each other. In the further examination rounds, different exercise sequences from the areas of movement, voice/speaking and play are performed.
The following criteria apply to the evaluation of the performance:
1. the ability to change physically and playfully,
2. imagination and fantasy,
3. the ability to express oneself vocally and linguistically.
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.