To be accepted, students must take an entrance exam that is described in entry requirements.

Application fee

Please note: When applying for programmes at The Royal Academy of Music, you will be charged an application fee (DKK 500) which covers the costs of the auditions. The fee is non-refundable unless the application is cancelled before the application deadline. 

The application is not valid until your payment of the fee has been registrered.


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Mid-December, bachelor and master applicants for the classical and jazz/pop departments will receive information on the dates for entrance exams.
Mid-December, applicants for the electronic department (DIEM) and songwriting will receive information on the admission procedure. Applicants will be selected mid-January and the audition/interview will take place in February.

Application deadlines

  • Deadline for Bachelor and Master: 1 December 2019 at noon
  • Deadline for soloist: 1 February 2019 at noon
  • Deadline for NOMAZZ: 1 March 2019 at noon
    (Date of entry examination: 30 April)
  • Deadline ordinary educations for non-EU/EEA-applicants1 April 2019 at noon.

If this is a Saturday, Sunday or holiday the deadline is the first coming day at noon.

Entry exams are scheduled:

Electronic Sound and Music Aalborg: January 2020
Bachelor Rhythmic music Aalborg: January 2020
Bachelor Rhythmic music Aarhus: January 2020
Bachelor classical music Aarhus: January 2020
Bachelor General Music Teacher Aarhus: January 2020

Rhythmic soloist auditions: beginning of April
Classical soloist auditions: mid-April
Electronic soloist auditions: beginning of April

You may expect the final answer to your application for admission for either undergraduate or graduate studies around March/ April and Soloist in May/June.

Admission Requirements

In the following PDF files, it is possible to find information about admission requirements for the different study programmes as well as the nature of the entry exam. Admission requirements are ready in October.

Admission requirements Bachelor

Admission requirements Master

Admission requirements Soloist

Repertoire list for classical soloist auditions

The repertoire list (for classical soloist) must be uploaded to the application form.

Information Meetings

Information meetings regarding the ordinary study programs are held in the fall.  For more information, click here.

Examples of Entry Exams

Classical: See examples of entry exams in ear training and classical theory: Auditive - Dictation - Visual

Rhythmic: See examples of entry exams in playing by ear, ensemble playing and music: Imitation - playing by ear - scores, ear training, theory and pianotheory and eartraining (written test).

Furthermore, see regulations regarding complaints (in Danish) about tests and examinations.

Coordinated Entry Examinations

Entry exams for a range of undergraduate programs at Danish music academies are coordinated. This means that you are able to apply for studies simultaneously in several music academies in a prioritised order.

Academy credit agreements

Tuition fees

Tuition fees will be charged from students from non-EU/EEA countries. Read more.


All applicants are expected to be able to follow tuition and communicate in Danish and/or English. Applicants from Sweden, Norway, Iceland and the Faroe Islands are expected to be able to follow tuition in Danish unless otherwise agreed upon. We encourage all of our foreign students to learn Danish during their stay.

Further education

Information can be found here.

Page last updated 8th of February 2019