Basic information “French-German study course Musicology” (B.A., Licence)


Course duration
Language of instruction

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
Licence des Arts et Sciences humaines
6 semesters
180 ECTS Credits
German, French
Folkwang University of the Arts, Université François-Rabelais Tours

Admission requirements

  • Evidence of qualification for entry (general or subject-specific university entrance certificate). Official database on the equivalence of international educational achievements:
  • Succesfully passing the aptitude test (in Essen or in Tours)
  • with admission, the enrolment for studies at the three Universities Essen, Tours and German-French Hochschule (DFH) is required.

Language requirements

  • Applicants have to verify proof of language level Delf B1 (for French students: German equivalent) with the application.
    A passed advanced course French in Abitur, an Abitur with bilingual component or an ABIBAC are equivalent to a DELF B2. All these prospective students are entitled to study without any further DELF-Certificate.
  • 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.

Application deadline

_your application for the aptitude examination must be submitted respectively till 15th March in Essen (or till August/September in Tours) for the following winter semester

Please note: we must have received your application documents in paper form not later than the application deadline - otherwise it will not be possible to process them.