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Admission to Performance Programmes in Music

On this page you will find information about the application and admission to Performance Programmes in Music at Malmö Academy of Music, Lund University.


The Malmö Academy of Music accepts a great number of international bachelor and master students every year. International Bachelor's and Master’s applicants must follow the same procedures for admission as Swedish nationals. Such applicants are required to appear in person for auditions in Malmö.

Information about the application process can be found at

Audition information

Click here to go directly to the audition information for each specialisation

Important dates regarding the application for the admission 2020

December 2, 2019: Now you can apply at (all Master's Programmes and Bachelor's Programme: Symphony Orchestra Instruments) or (all Bachelor's Programmes except Symphony Orchestra Instruments)

January 15, 2020: Last day of application

January 17, 2020: Deadline for sending in samples of work. This applies only to those programmes where submitted work samples are part of the admission process. Read more in the specific audition information for your programme.

January 24, 2020: Last day for compulsory additions at

Jauary 31, 2020: Last day to pay tuition fee at

February 20, 2020: Last day for sending in repertoire list and sheet music for accompanist/comping group

Week 10, 2020: Auditions in Malmö

Information about Performance Audition, Theory Test and Piano test

Performance Audition
After applying, you will receive a personal audition invitation by e-mail in beginning of February. Please read the detailed audition instructions regarding each instrument/specialisation here. The Performance Auditions as well as the Theory test and the Piano test are held at the Malmö Academy of Music in beginning of March.

Theory Test
Candidates for the Composition and Performance Programme must complete a theory test at their first choice of school. Candidates may only complete the test once for each application session. The results of all parts of the theory test are combined and the candidate is awarded with the result of pass or fail.

Piano Audition
The audition is obligatory for all candidates for the Composition and Performance Bachelor Programme, classical specialisation (with the exception of guitarists, jazz musicians, world musicians, harpsichordists and pianists). Please note that for admittance to the Malmö Academy of Music the piano audition needs to be carried out in Malmö.

How to apply

Please note that the application for the Bachelor Programme (except for the Symphony Orchestra Instrument specialisation) must be carried out at the Swedish website even if you are an international applicant. All though the application for the Master Programme and for the Bachelor Programme - Symphony Orchestra Instrument specialisation, can be done in English at

Instructions in English for how to fill out your application for the Bachelor Programme at the Swedish website can be found here.

International students apply to the Bachelor´s Programme - Symphony Orchestra Instruments, and the Master´s Programmes (all specialisations) at:

Application to Courses for International Students:
Further information

Lund University Global Scholarships for International Students outside the EU/EEA (and Switzerland):
Further information


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Questions regarding the admission process

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