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Erasmus Incoming

We are pleased that you are interested in the Erasmus+ programme for an exchange at HfM.

The International Office is here to help and your contact point for questions regarding your exchange:

  • Application
  • Organising your studies
  • Problems and questions during your exchange
  • Certificates

Please contact the International Office after your arrival in Berlin and before your departure.

Our academic calendar can be found here.


You can apply for Erasmus only via the portal muvac. Applications can be submitted via the application portal from 1 April.

Please note, HfM does not accept applications via EASY.

Application Period

  • 1 - 30 April for both winter semester (October start) and summer semester (April start)

Application Documents

  • Learning Agreement (DOCX, 89 KB)
  • CV
  • Nomination letter or e-mail from your international office
  • Recordings of three works of various styles totalling approximately 20 to 30 minutes via links. Recording links need to be clickable.
    The recording is still required if you have already auditioned or will audition for a professor.
    Erasmus applicants for Viola additionally need to audition during the regular audition exam.
  • Several compositions/reworkings/arrangements of varying orchestration in the form of written,fixed scores (Composition, Historical and Contemporary Compositional Technique, Electroacoustic Music)
  • Transcript of Records

Please note, incomplete applications will not be considered. Make sure recording links work and are available without any password/login information. Recording links won't be checked by the International Office.

ATTENTION! Exception for Erasmus applications for Jazz: Please apply via Universität der Künste through EASY!

Learning Agreement

The Learning Agreement should include a listing of all the courses you would like to attend at HfM. We offer special Erasmus+ courses for:

  • Strings/Harp/Winds/Percussion
  • Piano/Guitar/Lied Interpretation for Pianists
  • Orchestral Conducting/Choral Conducting/Correpetition
  • Composition/Historical and Contemporary Compositional Technique/Electroacoustic Music
  • Voice

It is also possible to choose from our offered electives which change every semester.

Please clear any changes to your Learning Agreement directly with your home institution.

Language Requirements

  • Language of Instruction: German
  • Language Level Required: German or English, B1
  • HfM offers German language courses as electives for Erasmus+ students