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Apply for vacant study places in performing arts

You can now apply for vacant study places for performing music in classical, conducting, church music, jazz/improvisation, PPU in performing and creative arts as well as for digital conductor studies for choirs and bands. Application deadline is 15 May 2022

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Application deadline

15. May 2022

Contact

If you have questions regarding studies, application and admission procedure, please contact music-dance@uis.no

Student council leader, Aurora Maria Øvrelid Pambianchi is giving a tour of Campus Bjergsted.
Studenter på campus Bjergsted. Foto: Marius Vervik, 2018

Do you lack a place to study in the autumn? The Faculty of Performing Arts now arranges secondary admission for Nordic applicants and applicants within the EU/EEA.

We have available study places in the following studies:
  • PPU in performing and creative arts: music, dance, drama and theatre
  • Digital studies: choir and band
  • One-year programme, bachelor's degree, further education, master's and postgraduate diploma in performing music

See which instruments and study directions you can apply to in the instrument overview further down this page.

How to apply
  • Apply for the desired study in SøknadsWeb
  • Link to compulsory additional application form can be found on the receipt page in SøknadsWeb
  • Fill in the additional application form (CV, motivation, etc.)
  • Submit the additional application form no later than 15 May
  • Remember to upload additional documents in SøknadsWeb (diploma, transcript of grades and references if desired)

A complete application with all additional documents and video must be submitted no later than 15 May.

Additional to applicants for studies in performing music and Digital conducting studies - choir/corps

Accessible video links:

Remember to attach video link(s) in the additional application form no later than 15 May.

Repertoire requirements:
  • Applicants for jazz, classical and church music: The entire repertoire requirement must be recorded on video.
  • Applicants for conducting: ONLY repertoire requirements for round 1 should be recorded on video.

You can find repertoire requirements and guidelines for video in the study programme article related to the study you are applying for

Video and digital interviews replace ordinary auditions for studies in performing music

No physical auditons will be held on campus this year. All applicants will, as with the primary admissions, be assessed on the basis of submitted video material. If you pass round 1, you will receive an invitation to round 2 in week 21/22. Both rounds must be passed to be considered for admission. Round 2 consists of a digital interview with the Assessment Commission, as well as an administrative employee.

Round 2 will be held on June 3. The interviews will last about 15-20 minutes for applicants to classical, church and jazz music, and 30 minutes for applicants to conducting. The exact time of the interview will be given by e-mail with an invitation to round 2.

Theory and Aural test for applicants for Bachelor in Performing Music

Applicants for a bachelor's degree in performing music, for either jazz, classical, church music or conducting, that passes round 1, must complete a digital theory and hearing test before round 2. The test will take place on Thursday 2 June during the period 14:00 - 16:30. The test will be carried out from your home on your own machine (not tablet or phone). More information about login etc. will be sent to approved applicants well in advance of the test.

The test is also arranged for applicants who after primary admission have been offered a place to study, subject to the fact that a new theory and aural exam has been passed by 1 July. Relevant applicants are contacted by the faculty's admissions office.Instrument vacancies

Instrument vacancies

We have vacancy study places on the following instrument for studies in performing music:

StudiesClassicJazz
All study levelsFrench Horn

Percussion

Oboe

Clarinet

Bassoon

Viola

Double Bass

Piano
Jazz - Doublebass

Jazz - El.bass

Jazz - Trombone
BachelorViolin

Organ (church music)

Conducting
Jazz - Saxophone
Extension studiesConducting

Read more about our study programmes here: