Basic information "Musical" (B. Mus.)


Standard period of study
Language of instruction

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
8 semesters
240 ECTS Credits
Folkwang University of the Arts

Admission requirements

  • Evidence of qualification for entry (general university entrance certificate; official database on the equivalence of international educational achievements:
  • Applicants without a general university entrance certificate may also be admitted, provided that they exhibit outstanding artistic talent (see "Rahmenordnung" Nr. 323 §8)
  • Evidence of artistic aptitude or outstanding artistic talent respectively by passing the aptitude test

Language requirements

  • Applicants who didn’t acquire their university entrance certificate from a German school are required to prove that they have attained the German language level B2 upon enrollment.
  • The language requirements at the Folkwang University of the Arts are in accordance with 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” fee for Student Union services, a “student contribution” fee for the work of the AStA (General Student Committee), as well as a fee for the VRR/NRW ticket. A breakdown of the costs plus information on how to pay is available here.