General Music Teaching Program
Those interested in studying music must prove that they have long-term, extensive practical experience with music. For applicants to be admitted to the teaching degree program, they must provide proof they are particularly well-suited. The wide range of necessary skills required to teach music is also reflected in the structure of the aptitude test. The examination tests the applicant’s skills in playing instruments, singing, listening ability, music education, and the applicant’s ability to musically direct an ensemble. The test also includes an interview with the Examination Committee as well as the opportunity for applicants’ to present additional music-related qualifications that are not part of the examination.
The entrance examinations is administered twice annually. Detailed information can be found in the documents attached. For specific questions about the entrance examinations, please consult the teaching degree program registrar’s office or the program guideline (download the file “Ansprechpartner Studium”). Please consult the University registrar’s office regarding organizational questions. Click FAQ for answers to frequently asked organizational questions or consult the FAQ list in the downloadable file “Merkblatt zur Eignungsprüfung Lehramt.”
Starting summer 2011 entrance examinations will take place only for the General Music Teaching Program with the Bachelor / Master degree because the final "Staatsexamen" expires.
Please click here for more information about the new guidelines for the entrance examinations.
A draft of the new program guidelines and regulations are available for download.