Harpsichord / Fortepiano Master
15 October – 15 November for the summer semester
15 March – 15 April for the winter semester
• Bachelor degree in Harpsichord/Fortepiano from UdK Berlin or an equivalent degree from another university
• special musical talent
• für internationall applicants: Sufficient knowledge of German (language certificate German A2 for application and language certificate German B2 for enrolment)
• Applicants who have completed a six (180 LP according to ECTS) or seven (210 LP according to ECTS) semester Bachelor's program must complete an appropriate adaptation program after passing the exam
All of the following steps must be taken within the application deadline of the respective degree programme. It is recommended that you apply as early as possible within the application deadline so that you can clarify any questions that arise with our StudyGuide in good time.
- Register and verify yourself (if you have not already done so in the past) in the Campus Management Portal of the UdK Berlin: https://my.udk-berlin.de
- Log in to the Campus Management Portal (https://my.udk-berlin.de) and submit an application for admission to the desired degree programme there by the application deadline and upload the following formal documents in a PDF file (max. 20 MB) to the application portal during the application process:
● Detailed CV in tabular form
● Certificate of university graduation, foreign certificates have to be handed in as certified translation (Information for an application with a foreign university degree can be found below)
● Bank statement as proof of payment of the fee of € 30 for processing the application (in case of transfer from abroad proof of payment) or turnover view (in case of online banking). Other proofs/receipts (such as transfer orders) are not accepted.
● International applicants must also provide proof of their German language skills: language certificate German A2 for application and language certificate German B2 for enrolment. You can find more information here.
● Transfer students from other univercities must enclose proof of previous study and examination achievements. You can find more information here.
- Transfer 30 € for participation in the admission procedure to the following account:
Kasse der UdK Berlin
IBAN: DE 72 1009 0000 8841 0150 46
BIC: BEVO DE BB XXX
Reason for payment: 35/01036, degree programme, name, application number
Berliner Volksbank eG
Budapester Straße 35
For foreign bank transfers:
Please make sure that you pay all applicable transfer fees (OUR - sender pays costs) when making the transfer.
All applicants who have applied with their complete application documents by the deadline, will receive information on the entrance examination procedure and dates by e-mail.
The exam usually takes place in January/mid-February for the summer semester or June/ mid-July for the winter semester.
The exam for the summer semester 2023 is expected to take place in mid-January.
Please prepare the following:
• Presentation of three great works for harpsichord respectively fortepiano of different provenance of your own choice. One work has to be by Bach.