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Aptitude Test

Admission Requirements

Bachelor of Arts

  • A general certificate of secondary education or other comparable higher education qualification.
  • For non-German-speaking applicants, proof of a language certificate at DaF level 3 is also required.
  • Successful completion of the entrance examination.

Master of Education

  • A completed relevant Bachelor's degree
  • Successful completion of the entrance examination.

Information on the entrance examination

If you are interested in pursuing a music degree, you have most likely already devoted much of your time to practical music making. For admission to the music teaching qualification course, however, we also require candidates to show a particular aptitude for music education and the range of skills that music teachers need is also reflected in the structure of the entrance examination for the bachelor of arts. It tests the candidate’s abilities in instrumental playing, singing, aural skills and music teaching, as well as in directing musical ensembles. The process also includes an interview with the application committee and the option to demonstrate other music-related skills that are not otherwise covered in the examination.

Entrance Examination Master of Education

  • Reflection of a teaching situation
  • Ensemble direction including the piano

For questions about the content of the examination, please contact the Teaching Qualification Office (Lehramtssekretariat) or the Head of the Department. For practical questions, please contact the University’s Main Administration Office (Studiensekretariat). Answers to frequently asked questions can be found in the list of FAQs and downloaded as part of the "Merkblatt zur Eignungsprüfung Lehramt" (Information on the Music Teacher’s Entrance Examination). 

The application takes place online via the muvac platform. You can find all the information about the procedure on our Application page.

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Documents Bachelor of Arts

Documents Master of Education