Study commencement: February and September
Study duration: 8 semesters
Credit for previous studies: Study programs and/or courses previously completed at officially recognised institutions can be accredited for study at the VMI. The minimum study duration is reduced accordingly.
Requirements: Playing experience, knowledge of music theory as well as 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: Students at the VMI are entitled to family benefit, student grants and scholarships in accordance with legal requirements. Further information regarding this matter can be attained from our office.
Graduation: The study is completed with the final exam. The certificates and diplomas issued by the VMI are equivalent to those from state institutions of higher education and are internationally recognised. The certificates and diplomas issued by the VMI are equivalent to those from state institutes of higher education and are internationally recognised. With admission to a regular study, it is possible (in cooperation with the ICMP-Institute of Contemporary Music Performance) to extend the qualification through completion of a stateadmission to a Bachelor program.
€120 once-only enrolment fee
€310 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