How to Apply

Audition applications should be made directly to the student office of the Hochschule für Musik Mainz. The application form (Antrag auf Zulassung zur Eignungsprüfung) can be downloaded from

When completed it should be posted to the address on the form, along with:

  • Certified copy of previous academic achievements (e.g. Bachelor’s degree plus supplements/transcripts).
  • Curriculum vitae.
  • Audition programme.
  • Repertoire list of significant works already studied.
  • Examples of at least one year’s professional work experience (e.g. concerts, teaching, competitions).
  • Two stamped self-addressed envelopes (C4).
  • An application to study must also be made to the ­Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz.

Important for applicants with foreign certificates:

An application for the recognition/validation of foreign certificates must be made to the International Admission Office of the Johannes Gutenberg-­Universität. Please be aware that this process can take up to 6 weeks to complete. The fee for the recognition/validation of ­foreign certificates is € 60.00.

The deadlines for the audition application at the Hochschule für Musik Mainz are:

Summer semester 1 November
Winter semester 1 April

This is required for the - also essential - application at the Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz.
Deadlines for this are:

Summer semester 1 March
Winter semester 1 September