Dates and Deadlines

Application deadlines

Summer semester 2018

Please note that there will be no auditions for the following instruments/ subjects: horn, clarinet, oboe, flute, guitar, accordion, voice (jazz), drum set, electric guitar, elementary music pedagogy, school music, music performance as well as arts management. Furthermore, applications for orchestra conducting (concert diploma) will not be accepted.

Music applicants: 01.–31.10.2018
Musicology and Intercultural music and events management: 01.10. – 09.12.2018
Opera studio: 01.10.2017 – 15.01.2018 (applications only for winter semester 2018/19)

Application only on the web portal


Winter semester 2018/19

Music applicants: 15.02. – 15.03.2018
School music: 15.02. – 15.03.2018
Musicology and Intercultural music and events management: 15.02. – 30.06.2018
Music performance as minor subject in combination with musicology (B.A.) or as specialisation (M.A. musicology): 15.02. – 15.03.2018
Arts management: 15.02. – 20.05.2018
Opera studio: 01.10.2017 – 15.01.2018

Application only on the web portal


Summer semester 2019

Please note that applications for arts management (master) are generally accepted only for the winter semester.

Music applicants: 01.–31.10.2018
School music: 01.–31.10.2018
Musicology and Intercultural music and events management: 01.10. – 09.12.2018
Music performance as minor subject in combination with musicology (B.A.) or as specialisation (M.A. musicology): 01.–31.10.2018

Auditions | Entrance Exams

Summer semester 2018

Performance subjects:
10.–14.01.2018
Concert diploma (2nd level): 20.01.2018
B.A. Musicology: will be announced


Winter semester 2018/19

Performance subjects, school music, music performance (minor subject):
22.–27.05.2018
Concert diploma (2nd level): 09.06.2018
B.A. Musicology: will be announced


Summer semester 2019

Performance subjects, school music, music performance (minor subject):
09.–13.01.2019
Concert diploma (2nd level): 19.01.2019
B.A. Musikwissenschaft (Kernfach): will be announced

Beginning of Studies


Summer Semester

starting April 1st

Winter Semester

starting October 1st

Consulting lesson's day for major orchestra conducting

The department of conducting and opera coaching offers, for those who are applying for the audition for major orchestral conducting, a consulting lesson's day, held by Prof. Nicolás Pasquet, Prof. Ekhart Wycik and possibly other department's teachers.

The consulting lessons will take place on the following dates:

For those applying for starting in the winter term 2018/19 (auditions in May 2018):
April 20th and 21st, 2018
Application deadline: March 31st, 2018

Please notice that the consulting lesson's day is held only for those applicants for the next following auditions, who have applied for the bachelor or master program (not for Konzertexamen).

Those candidates who are interested in participating are requested to contact Prof. Nicolás Pasquet (nicolas.pasquet(at)hfm-weimar.de) before the deadline, including a short vita.