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The Composition and Music Performance Excellence Programs

Candidates for the Music Performance and Composition Excellence Programs must complete a proficiency test: Only applicants who have completed a performance degree with a grade of very good (at least 1.5) in the performance major will be admitted to this examination. The standard period of study in the Excellence Programs is four semesters.
In the material which follows you will find the requirements for the Music Performance and Composition Excellence Programs.

Commencement of studies and application deadlines

There are proficiency tests for the Music Performance and Composition Excellence Programs for the winter semester and the summer semester. The application deadline for the winter semester is March 15 and the application deadline for summer semester is November 1. The date-of-receipt stamp of the university applies.


The completed application form and supporting documents should be sent to the following address:

The Robert Schumann Hochschule Düsseldorf
Registrar’s Office
Fischerstraße 110
40476 Düsseldorf, Germany

The individual documents that must be submitted are listed on the application form.

Further information

Questions about the academic program will be answered by subject tutors and the Registrar’s Office.

Robert Schumann Hochschule Düsseldorf Fischerstraße 110, 40476 Düsseldorf
Fon: +49.211.49 18 -0 Fax: +49.211.49 11 6 18