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Choose your programme below to apply! The links will open an application form hosted by the Danish Ministry of Culture. Select your preferred language in the upper right corner of the application form.

Read about the programmes here!

Questions? Contact Malene Møller (mm@sdmk.dk / 63119915)


The application forms are open in the stated application periods.
If the deadline is on a Saturday, Sunday or a public holiday, the deadline is extended to the following weekday at noon.

BACHELOR PROGRAMMES (DEADLINE: 1 DEC.)

Application period: 1 October to 1 December


MASTER'S PROGRAMME (DEADLINE: 1 DEC.)

The master's programme requires a bachelor's degree or similar qualifications

Application period: 1 October to 1 December

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ADVANCED POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA (DEADLINE: 1 FEB.)

The programme requires a master's degree or similar qualifications.
Application period: 1 October to 1 February.

 

How to apply

To be accepted as a full degree student you must pass an entrance exam.

Applications open October 1st. The application deadline is December 1st at 12.00 (noon) (bachelor and master). 

BACHELOR STUDIES (Deadline december 1st)

The exams will take place during January. There will be tests in the main instrument and in the general subjects piano, aural proficiency and theory.

MASTER STUDIES (Deadline december 1st)

The exams will take place during January. You will only be accepted to the master study if you have a bachelor degree in music. Additionally, SDMK - Danish National Academy of Music will arrange a recommendation test.

The Nordic Master in Folk Music (NoFo) is a joint study programme offered in collaboration between higher education music academies in four countries: Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland. 

Advanced postgraduate diploma (Deadline February 1st)

For being accepted to the soloist class you must have a master degree in music and additionally SDMK - Danish National Academy of Music will arrange an entrance examination in April.

Application fee

Applicants who seek admission at the Danish National Academy of Music must pay an application fee of DKK 500,-. 

GENERAL REMARKS

You have to attend personally, and it is not possible just to send a recording (audio or video) instead. You have yourself to arrange and pay for an accompanist. If required, SDMK - Danish National Academy of Music may refer you to an accompanist (the related costs are irrelevant to the academy).

ILLNESS AND RE-EXAMINATION

If an applicant is ill on the day of his/her audition, a make-up examination will be offered. If an applicant fails an exam in a general subject, re-examination will be offered. Make-up examinations and re-examinations take place 4-6 weeks after the ordinary audition period.

TUITION FEE

According to legislation in Denmark tuition fees will be charged from degree students from non-EU/EEA countries. Read more about it here.

Entrance exams

ODENSE:

  • Classical Musician - Performer, chamber- and orchestra Musician: Week 2 

  • Jazz/pop: Week 2 

  • Choir Condutor: Tuesday 19 Januar 2021
  • Advanced postgraduate diploma, Classical: Week 17
  • Advanced postgraduate diploma, Jazz/pop: Week 17

ESBJERG:

  • Folk music: 11 - 13 January
  • Electronic music and sound art: Week 2 
  • Classical Musician - Performer, educator and entrepreneur - Week 1  (from 5 January)
  • Contemporary Rhythmic Musician: Week 2 (11 - 13 January)
  • Film Scoring: 14 - 15 January (at The National Film School of Denmark in Copenhagen)
  • Advanced Postgraduate Diploma: Monday 3th May
  • Contemporary Creative Artist – CCA: Monday 3th May
  • Nordic Master - Medio March


Admission requirements:

Classical Musician - Performer, chamber- and orchestra Musician: (Odense): 

Classical Musician - Performer, educator and entrepreneur (Esbjerg):

Jazz/pop (Odense):

Contemporary Rhythmic Musician (Esbjerg):

Elektronic Music and Sound Art (Esbjerg):

Folk Musician (Esbjerg):

Church Musician (Esbjerg):

Jazz/pop Composer (Odense):

Choir Conductor(Odense):

Film scoring (Esbjerg):

Contemporary Creative Artist - CCA (Esbjerg):