Study at the Young Academy

The pre-college

The pre-college

Optimally prepared for music studies: The Young Academy of the HfMDK Frankfurt offers musically highly gifted young people comprehensive musical training parallel to their school education.

The main subject lessons on the instrument or in singing focus on the holistic development of the artistic personality: Experienced and successful professors support the young exceptional talents individually and intensively.

The subjects of correpetition, chamber music, new music as well as music theory and ear training are firmly anchored in the curriculum of the Young Academy. Excursions and freely selectable workshops, for example in physical training and movement theory, mental training or early music, additionally enrich the range of lessons.

The young students attend classes in music theory and ear training as well as the supplementary offers in blocks on Saturdays, so that the compatibility with school attendance is guaranteed.

Integrated into the everyday life of the HfMDK, the young students of the Young Academy gain valuable stage experience through performances at internal and public concerts of the university.

Facts & Figures

Facts & Figures
for the winter semester
Start of study
Certificate
Degree
German
Language
14 to 18 years
Alter
Comprehensive pre-college programme for young, highly talented musicians
Noteworthy

Statutes and modules

Statutes and modules

Satzung und Modulbeschreibungen der Young Academy der HfMDK Frankfurt (2019)

[82/2019, 27.05.2019]

Requirements

Requirements

Requirements for admission to the Young Academy of the HfMDK Frankfurt are:

  • The successful participation in an aptitude test, in which the exceptional musical talent, high technical ability and the artistic will to express oneself become apparent
  • the attendance of a general education school in Germany

The language of instruction is German.

Artistic majors offered at the Young Academy:

  • All instruments taught at the Academy of Music and Performing Arts in Faculty 1
  • Vocals

Dates & Deadlines

Dates & Deadlines

Dates and deadlines

31.01.202201.04.2022

General application deadline for the winter semester 2022/23

31.01.2022 23:00 01.04.2022 10:00
19.06.202225.06.2022

Aptitude tests for the winter semester 2022/23

19.06.2022 22:00 25.06.2022 10:00
subject to change

Application deadlines in general

for the winter semester: 1.2. to 1.4. of the current year

Aptitude test

Aptitude test

The aptitude test consists of:

  1. the performance in the artistic major (approx. 15 min.) from a prepared programme
  2. a placement test in music theory/aural training
  3. an interview with the applicant (approx. 10-15 min)

Admission is granted after passing the aptitude test, taking into account the available teaching capacity within the HfMDK.

Online application

Online application

Online application

What do I need for the online application?

Für Eltern: Einverständniserklärung für die Bewerbung an der Young Academy

Proof of German language skills

Here you will find a list of required German language skills for all degree programs. Please check which of these requirements apply to your degree program.

Questions & Contact

Questions & Contact

Questions about the study programme?

Porträt von Susanne Stoodt
(Foto: Rebecca Hahn)

Prof. Susanne Stoodt

ProfessorViolineKünstlerische Leitung Young Academy

Prof. Susanne Stoodt

ProfessorViolineFB1 Künstlerische InstrumentalausbildungKünstlerische Leitung Young Academy
Porträt von Susanne Stoodt
(Foto: Rebecca Hahn)

See more?

Prof. Susanne Stoodt creates and updates this profile personally - and is consequently responsible for texts, media, external links and all other content.
Porträt von Isabel von Bernstorff
(Foto: Rebecca Hahn)

Isabel von Bernstorff

LehrauftragKorrepetitionKoordination Young Academy

Isabel von Bernstorff

LehrauftragKorrepetitionFB1 Künstlerische InstrumentalausbildungKoordination Young Academy
T
+49(0)69154007354
Porträt von Isabel von Bernstorff
(Foto: Rebecca Hahn)

See more?

Isabel von Bernstorff creates and updates this profile personally - and is consequently responsible for texts, media, external links and all other content.

Questions about the online application?

SE

Susanne Etzin

StudierendensekretariatStudienserviceStudiengänge FB 1+2 sowie Gesang

Susanne Etzin

StudierendensekretariatStudienserviceStudiengänge FB 1+2 sowie Gesang
T
+49(0)69154007349

See more?

Susanne Etzin creates and updates this profile personally - and is consequently responsible for texts, media, external links and all other content.
MJ

Martin Jägel

StudierendensekretariatStudienserviceStudiengänge FB 1+2 sowie Gesang

Martin Jägel

StudierendensekretariatStudienserviceStudiengänge FB 1+2 sowie Gesang
T
+49(0)69154007349

See more?

Martin Jägel creates and updates this profile personally - and is consequently responsible for texts, media, external links and all other content.
On this page