Aptitude Test

Admission requirements: university entrance qualification (in certain cases, Mittlere Reife – secondary school level certificate), prior dance training (very good basic knowledge of classical and contemporary dance is expected), medical clearance permitting participation in a dance program, successful completion of aptitude test at the University of Music and Dance Cologne; international students: proof of German language proficiency

The aptitude test consists of an interview and one training session each in classical dance, contemporary dance and choreography/improvisation. The Examination Committee selects applicants during or after each training session.


Please direct all general questions to:

Center for Contemporary Music, Director: Prof. Vera Sander

Administrative Assistant: Erika Golz,

Tel.: +49 (0) 221 - 912 818 285 (Mon.-Fri.: 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.)

Prospective students are more than welcome to attend one of our dance evenings or events to get a better idea of the program.