Application deadlines and dates for the 2020/21 winter semester

  • Online application portal open: from 15 February 2020 to 30 June 2020
  • Postal deadline: by 4 July 2020
  • Invitation to audition: from the start date to 6 July 2020
  • Date for the audition/qualification exam in Musicology: to be announced
  • Sending of acceptances and rejections: end of July 2020
  • Deadline for admission: mid-August 2020

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The following documents are to be attached to applications for all the courses and subjects of the Department of Musicology Weimar-Jena:

  • The application form generated in the online portal, or the corresponding form for students studying a core subject at FSU Jena
  • Proof of university entrance qualification, or the semester qualification for years 11 to 12 available to date
  • If necessary, a transcript for a previously completed undergraduate degree
  • If necessary, a list of previously completed assessments and examinations (transcript of records), particularly in the case of a change of institution, or if the university certificate is not available at the time of application
  • CV in tabular form
  • Letter of motivation, stating the reasons for choosing the degree, professional ambitions etc. (applicants to the M.A. course in Musicology and the M.A. course in Arts Management must also explain which profile they would like to study and why)
  • Overseas applications should enclose a certificate stating that they are proficient in German (TestDaf 4 or DSH 2), as well as an officially certified translation of all other (official) documents
  • Applicants from the People's Republic of China should enclose their original certificate from the Akademische Prüfungsstelle Peking (APS)