|Study location||Hungary, Budapest|
|Type||Master, full degree studies|
|Nominal duration||4 semesters (120 ECTS)|
Bachelor diploma (or higher)
Study programmes, principal studies accepted for admission are as follows.
Admission to the master’s programme is subject to the completion of minimum 20 credit points in the listed fields during the bachelor’s programme. The rules of completion of the missing credit points in the master’s programme are regulated in the Academic and Examination Rules.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
You must take the original entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.
Applications are accepted from the following territories (based on citizenship): Algeria, Argentina, Belarus, Brazil, Cambodia, Cape Verde, China, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Georgia, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Macedonia, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Myanmar (Burma), Namibia, Pakistan, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, State of Palestine, Sudan, Syria, Turkmenistan, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Yemen.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
Conductors completing the master program will have been prepared to conduct orchestras. The program offers the specialisation degree ‘Orchestra Conductor’. The majority of the knowledge to be acquired of course concerns the field of orchestra and its repertoire, practical use, and knowledge to create new ensembles and conduct various types of orchestras. A comprehensive music education complements all knowledge acquired to prepare students for serving and spreading Hungarian and general musical culture.Conductors are able to rehearse and bring to life scores of orchestral, oratorical, chamber music and opera pieces in a clear and well-formed manner according to the composers way of thinking. Conductors play an important role in interpreting and endearing composers pieces to the audience with the help of their solid technical and musical skills, vivid imagination, and visualizing force. Their job often covers managing or supporting the activities of orchestras, various music ensembles, or even cultural centers. Their profession can partly include the following activities: active and useful participation in shaping public life in music, common musical knowledge, and musical culture.
BA diploma in the same field, TOEFL or IELTS language certificate
Type of entrance exam:
oral and written
Entrance exam location:
Entrance exam description:
The entrance examinations for all courses at the Liszt Academy of Music take place at the end of June and at the beginning of July. Applicants whose submitted musical portfolio (recording of three works performed by the applicant) has passed the pre-screening are informed about the exact date of their entrance examination during May. The entrance examinations take place at the Liszt Academy of Music, in Budapest, Hungary. All applicants are required to appear before the Entrance Examination Committe in person for the examinations. Live streaming, video streaming, DVDs, CDs, or any other recordings are not accepted as a substitute. Applicants are informed about the result of the entrance examinations in July. Entry requirements: Applicants are to take a practical examination in their chosen specialisation (live audition), and theoretical examination (written examination).
Study Department, International Sub-Department
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