Online Applications

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY

Please apply here to study at HFM using our online form.

PLEASE NOTE:

  • It is NOT possible to save your application and return later
  • Thus it is necessary to prepare your scanned documents as PDF file prior to filling out the form
  • We are not accepting applications for Voice and Musical Theater Direction for Summer Semester 2017.

  • It is not possible to submit an application after the deadline
  • Only complete applications will be reviewed (a complete application must be submitted for every program for which you would like to be considered)
  • We are unable to process applications from applicants with the email provider hanmail.net (Emails like the Invitation to the Audition Exam are not deliverable)
  • Only applicants from Composition, Historical and Contemporary Compositional Technique, Electroacoustic Music, Konzertexamen Orchestral Conducting and Masterclass Choral Conducting are able to submit scores, portolios, or video material per post (according to their respective Zugangsordnung/Admission Regulations)

As confirmation of your successful application, you will receive an Invitation to either the Preliminary Audition or Audition Exam (depending on your Zugangsordnung/Admission Regulations).

Invitations will be send per Email between 16 December 2016 and 31 December 2016.

General Application Instructions

Compulsory Schooling (Primary and Secondary Education)

  • Schooling that takes place prior to studying at a university or technical school (for example, Gymnasium, Middle School, High School, etc).
  • Qualification obtained: Abitur, Matura, High School Diploma, Mittlere Reife, etc.

    Academic Education

    • Studies at universities or technical schools, etc

    • Degree:

      • For already completed degrees, please check „Yes“ and fill in the date of completion
      • For degrees still in progress: If you will complete your degree after the applciation deadline, please check „No“ and fill in the expected date of completion

    • Degree obtained: for example, Bachelor, Master, Diplom

    Documents

    • We accept documents in German or English
    • During Enrolment, original transcripts and diplomas (or certified translations) must be provided
    • Audition Program – Please upload this under „Transcripts“ (unless your program provides an audition program (Pflichtprogramm) for you)

    • (Tabular) CV:

      Artistic career (for example, lessons and teaching, names and dates of competitions and concerts, engagements, orchestral membership, projects, artisitic productions)

    • Transcripts and Certificates:

      Please upload here the following documents

      • Audition program
      • Proof of Payment of Application Fee
      • Proof of Completion of Compulsory Schooling (Primary and Secondary Education)
      • Completed Degrees: Diploma and transcripts
      • Not Yet Compeleted Degrees: Current Transcript or certificate stating when degree will be completed
      • Certificate of Enrolment or Certificate of De-Registration of your current or former school

    • Language Certificate:

      • For all international Bachelor applicants
      • Language Certificate B2.2 or Test Deutsch als Fremdsprache (TestDaF) – Level 4
      • If the applicant does not have the appropriate level of subject-specific German as determined by certificate and/or the Music Theory portion of the Audition Exam, admission will only be awarded with the condition that the student will either reach the appropriate level prior to enrolment or during their studies through German courses at HFM

    Bachelor (Documents that need to be submitted)

    Artistic CV

    For example, lessons and teaching, names and dates of competitions and concerts, engagements, orchestral membership, projects

    Audition Program (Subsequent changes possible)

    • Please learn more about your desired study program in the appropriate Zugangs- and Zulassungsordnungen before submitting your application.
    • Information regarding audition program requirements can be found on the appropriate course pages.
    • The audition program is a component of your application. Please submit it with the rest of your documents. If you wish to make subsequent changes to your program, please bring them to your audition registration.

    Proof of Payment of Application Fee

    All applicants must pay an application fee in the amount of 60 EUR. This fee is non-refundable. An application fee must be paid for every application submitted.

    Payment Details
    Recipient: Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler Berlin
    IBAN: DE77 1001 0010 0581 4031 01
    BIC: PBNKDEFF
    Reference: 1600300111502 last name, first name, date of birth (ddmmyyyy), study program

    Make sure to check with your bank (especially if it is located outside Germany) to see if there are any transfer or processing fees. Should there be a fee, include this in the transfer, as only fees paid in full are accepted.

    Please upload your proof of payment under „Transcripts and Certificates“.

    German Language Certificate

    • For all international Bachelor applicants
    • Language Certificate B2.2 or Test Deutsch als Fremdsprache (TestDaF) – Level 4.
    • If the applicant does not have the appropriate level of subject-specific German as determined by certificate and/or the Music Theory portion of the Audition Exam, admission will only be awarded with the condition that the student will either reach the appropriate level prior to enrolment or during their studies through German courses at HFM

    Compulsory Schooling (Primary and Secondary Education)

    • Proof of completion of obligatory schooling (primary and secondary education)
    • If applicable, the Abiturzeugnis or university entrance qualification (Abitur, Matura, A-levels) in the country in which you attended school
    • Historical and Contemporary Compositional Technique applicants: The university entrance qualification is required

    Proof of Academic Studies (for Transfer Students)

    • Proof of enrolment for Wintersemester 2016/17
    • Transcript of Records or equivalent

    Master (Documents that need to be submitted)

    Artistic CV

    • For example, lessons and teaching, names and dates of competitions and concerts, engagements, orchestral membership, projects
    • Chamber music: individual CVS as well as a CV of your ensemble (with names of all ensemble members and proof that you have played together in the same arragenment for at least a year)

    Audition Program (Subsequent changes possible)

    • Please learn more about your desired study program in the appropriate Zugangs- and Zulassungsordnungen before submitting your application.
    • Information regarding audition program requirements can be found on the appropriate course pages.
    • The audition program is a component of your application. Please submit it with the rest of your documents. If you wish to make subsequent changes to your program, please bring them to your audition registration.

    Proof of Payment of Application Fee

    All applicants must pay an application fee in the amount of 60 EUR. This fee is non-refundable. An application fee must be paid for every application submitted.

    Payment Details
    Recipient: Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler Berlin
    IBAN: DE77 1001 0010 0581 4031 01
    BIC: PBNKDEFF
    Reference: 1600300111502 last name, first name, date of birth (ddmmyyyy), study program

    Make sure to check with your bank (especially if it is located outside Germany) to see if there are any transfer or processing fees. Should there be a fee, include this in the transfer, as only fees paid in full are accepted.

    Please upload your proof of payment under „Transcripts and Certificates“.

    Compulsory Schooling (Primary and Secondary Education)

    • Proof of completion of obligatory schooling (primary and secondary education)
    • If applicable, the Abiturzeugnis or university entrance qualification (Abitur, Matura, A-levels) in the country in which you attended school

    Diploma and Transcripts for Bachelor Degree

    • Diploma and Transcript of your Diplom or Bachelor Degree
    • Or current transcripts and/or certificate of anticipated completion date (must be prior to the start of Summer Semester 2017)

      Enrolment or De-registration Certificate

      • Certificate of Enrolment or De-registration from your current or previous university or school
      • For transfer students: current certificate of enrolment from Winter Semester 2016/17 (or equivalent)

      Konzertexamen/Masterclass (Documents that need to be submitted)

      Artistic CV

      • For example, lessons and teaching, names and dates of competitions and concerts, engagements, orchestral membership, projects, productions
      • This CV should provide depict your artistic and professional history (including, if possible, relevant certificates of pertinent activities relevant to the degree you wish to pursue)

      Audition Program (Subsequent changes possible) or Project Outline

      • Please learn more about your desired study program in the appropriate Zugangs- and Zulassungsordnungen before submitting your application.
      • Information regarding audition program requirements can be found on the appropriate course pages.
      • The audition program is a component of your application. Please submit it with the rest of your documents. If you wish to make subsequent changes to your program, please bring them to your audition registration.

      Proof of Payment of Application Fee

      All applicants must pay an application fee in the amount of 60 EUR. This fee is non-refundable. An application fee must be paid for every application submitted.

      Payment Details
      Recipient: Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler Berlin
      IBAN: DE77 1001 0010 0581 4031 01
      BIC: PBNKDEFF
      Reference: 1600300111502 last name, first name, date of birth (ddmmyyyy), study program

      Make sure to check with your bank (especially if it is located outside Germany) to see if there are any transfer or processing fees. Should there be a fee, include this in the transfer, as only fees paid in full are accepted.

      Please upload your proof of payment under „Transcripts and Certificates“.

      Compulsory Schooling (Primary and Secondary Education)

      • Proof of completion of obligatory schooling (primary and secondary education)
      • If applicable, the Abiturzeugnis or university entrance qualification (Abitur, Matura, A-levels) in the country in which you attended school

      Diploma and Transcripts for Master Degree

      • Diploma and Transcript of your Master Degree
      • Or current transcripts and/or certificate of anticipated completion date (must be prior to the start of Summer Semester 2017)
      • Applicants must have received a Master Degree or equivalent in the subject for which they are currently applying with the grade of „sehr gut“/1,3/equivalent or higher. This degree must be awarded by a German Music School or a foreign music institution of the same caliber

        Enrolment or De-registration Certificate

        • Certificate of Enrolment or De-registration from your current or previous university or school
        • For transfer students: current certificate of enrolment from Winter Semester 2016/17 (or equivalent)

        Motivation Statement

        • Statement of purpose for pursuing a Konzertexamen/Masterclass degree

        Junior Scholars (Documents that need to be submitted)

        Artistic CV

        For example, lessons and teaching, names and dates of competitions and concerts, engagements, orchestral membership, projects

        Audition Program (Subsequent changes possible)

        • Please learn more about your desired study program in the appropriate Zugangs- and Zulassungsordnungen before submitting your application.
        • Information regarding audition program requirements can be found on the appropriate course pages.
        • The audition program is a component of your application. Please submit it with the rest of your documents. If you wish to make subsequent changes to your program, please bring them to your audition registration.

        Proof of Payment of Application Fee

        All applicants must pay an application fee in the amount of 60 EUR. This fee is non-refundable. An application fee must be paid for every application submitted.

        Payment Details
        Recipient: Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler Berlin
        IBAN: DE77 1001 0010 0581 4031 01
        BIC: PBNKDEFF
        Reference: 1600300111502 last name, first name, date of birth (ddmmyyyy), study program

        Make sure to check with your bank (especially if it is located outside Germany) to see if there are any transfer or processing fees. Should there be a fee, include this in the transfer, as only fees paid in full are accepted.

        Please upload your proof of payment under „Transcripts and Certificates“.

        Compulsory Schooling (Primary and Secondary Education)

        • Please upload your most recent school transcript

        Parental (or Guardian) Agreement

        Doctor's Certificate

        Please upload a doctor's attest or certificate stating the applicant has acceptable health for music instruction.

        Admissions regulations

        Admissions regulations for Bachelor programs

        Admissions regulations for Konzertexamen/Masterclasses

        Admissions regulations programs and continuing education