How to apply
How to apply
All applications for our programmes have to be conducted via www.studielink.nl. Studielink is an online portal that allows applicants to apply and maintain their registration whenever they want to.
The application process may differ for EU and Non-EU students, please read below what applies for you.
- To take part in the audition you first have to apply (see the link above what the 2 steps are for application!).
- From January onwards the educational support office will send you an invitation for a video audition including a link to a request form. Read the Admission Requirements for details.
- Part of the audition proces is a theory test
- The educational support office will send you the result of the audition.
- If you are admitted the student administration will send you an email about your enrollment and will ask you to send your diploma / degree certificate.
Application deadline for EER candidates is July 1
Application deadline for non-EER candidates is April 1
Video audition dates: continuous
Live audition dates: from January till June
The longer you wait with your application and enrolment, the harder it will be to find a room in Tilburg. Tilburg has many students, so from July/August onwards it is very difficult to find a room.
After your application to the Master of Music, you will be invited for an audition and an interview. The video audition forms the core of your admission to the program. In addition, all applicants must submit a personal development plan, sketching their professional plans for the upcoming years of study.
Only after admission to the Master of Music (so after the audition) you have to send documents like diplomas and if applicable (languages) certificates. So ignore the request of Studielink!In this overview (download overview) you can find the admission requirements per main subject. You have to prepare a video audition and submit a personal development plan. Besides that it's a possibility that you will be invited for an (online) interview.
All candidates have to submit a personal development plan, outlining their professional goals for the years of study, and a cv. Simply use the templates below:In this overview (download overview) you find the requirements concerning diploma & language.Prerequisite for admission is a Bachelor of Music degree or equivalent and the nationality (outside European Union).Non-EU students who do not yet meet the requirements of the Master’s program, but who can be expected to develop their skills within a reasonable amount of time to reach the appropriate level, may be accepted to the Pre-Master, a preparatory year. During the Pre-Master, students follow intensive lessons in preparation of the first year of the Master. The decision to accept a student to the preparatory year will be communicated to the student after the audition.
Once admitted, you will be requested to send a proof of the English language requirement (except in abovementioned cases), a certified copy and official translation in English of your original bachelor diploma and grades list.
Note for Non-EU students: make sure you prepare your documents before May 1.
For EU students the deadline is July 1 (including a proof of the English language requirement when the English language skills were not sufficient during the intake).
Deadline Non-EU students
For non-EU students the deadline is April 1 (to arrange the visa in time).