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Study Description

The pre-study course offers comprehensive and professional preparation for regular studies and includes private lessons (vocal, instrumental or composition) as well as the supplementary subjects (ensemble, harmony and ear training). Normally, following 1 to 4 semesters of this goal-oriented preparation, students are able to begin a main study.




Study commencement: February and September

Study duration: Max. 6 Semesters (minimum 2 Semester)

Requirements: Playing experience, knowledge of music theory as well passing the entrance exam. Applicants from non-EU countries must have a valid visa. This can be applied for at the relevant consulate upon passing the entrance exam.

Grants and scholarships: As a rule, students taking a preparatory course are not entitled to state funding. Further information regarding this matter can be attained from our office.

Graduation: Preparatory courses are completed by taking the entrance exam in the chosen main study (eg: diploma study).


€120 once-only enrolment fee

€219 monthly tuition fee







Online registration for entrance exams is possible at any time and is free and non-binding. Entrance exams serve to evaluate the applicant's current practical and theoretical knowledge in order to establish whether this is sufficient for a study at the VMI-Vienna Music Institute.

Following online registration, entrance exam applicants are informed of exam dates via e-mail. The main entrance exam dates are as follows:

- For study commencement in September: May and June

- For study commencement in February: November and December

Alternative dates may be offered subject to availability.

Details about entrance exam

On-line registration

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