Application

We are looking forward to your application to the Mainz School of Music. On the following pages you will find information about the application process and the required documents. To be accepted to the School of Music, you must pass an aptitude test.

For further questions on the procedures during the pandemic, please read our FAQ.

Please note that you must apply in two places: to the School of Music (application for the aptitude test) AND to the Johannes Gutenberg University (Studierendensekretariat, or registrar, for enrollment after passing the aptitude test).

Applicants with international school and/or study degree documents have to submit the application for “Recognition of foreign certificates and diplomas” Online to the International Admission Office (see below). You will only be accepted for the entrance exam with a valid recognition document. The document must be included with the application to the School of Music.

Note: The aptitude test is free of charge.

Please be aware of the application deadlines!

to start studying in the winter semester

  • “Recognition of foreign certificates and diplomas” (for applicants with international school and/or study degree documents) until February 10th
  • Application for the aptitude test (= application to the School of Music) April 1st
  • Application for university entrance (= application to the Johannes Gutenberg-Universität): From early June until July 15th

to start studying in the summer semester (only possible for  B.Ed. and when transferring in a higher semester)

  • “Recognition of foreign certificates and diplomas” (for applicants with international school and/or study degree documents) until September 10th
  • Application for the aptitude test (= application to the School of Music): November 1st
  • Application for university entrance (= application to the Johannes Gutenberg-Universität): From early December until January 15th

- except for M.Ed. (see below) -


to start studying in the winter semester

  • “Recognition of foreign certificates and diplomas” (for applicants with international school and/or study degree documents) until February 10th
  • Application for the aptitude test (= application to the School of Music): April 1st
  • Application for university entrance (= application to the Johannes Gutenberg-Universität): From early April until May 15th

to start studying in the summer semester

  • “Recognition of foreign certificates and diplomas” (for applicants with international school and/or study degree documents) until September 10th
  • Application for the aptitude test (= application to the School of Music): November 1st
  • Application for university entrance (= application to the Johannes Gutenberg-Universität): From early October until November 15th
to start studying in the winter semester

  • “Recognition of foreign certificates and diplomas” (for applicants with international school and/or study degree documents) until February 10th
  • Application for the aptitude test (= application to the School of Music): April 1st
  • Application for university entrance (= application to the Johannes Gutenberg-Universität): From early April until September 1st

to start studying in the summer semester

  • “Recognition of foreign certificates and diplomas” (for applicants with international school and/or study degree documents) until September 10th
  • Application for the aptitude test (= application to the School of Music): November 1st
  • Application for university entrance (= application to the Johannes Gutenberg-Universität): From early October until March 1st