Application

The application portal closes on Tuesday, 6 April 2021, at 23:59 (CEST). All application documents and video links must be submitted by this time, there is no second deadline!

Please apply online via our Online Portal APP.

The application portal for the entrance audition and admission examination 2021 will open on 12 February. The application deadline is 6 April.

Please note that some study programmes hold a two-stage entrance examination/audition with a first digital round and a second live round; some study programmes hold a live round only.

Detailed information on the repertoire and the procedure can be found in the respective "Information on the entrance audition and admission examination" for your desired study programme. You will find the information sheets on the respective study programme pages under study programmes.

Due to the current Corona pandemic, we kindly ask you to check our homepage for any changes regarding the entrance audition and admission examination.

Application periods and deadlines for the entrance audition and admission examinations 2021

Study programmes Music

  • Application via the online portal APP: 12 February until 6 April 2021.
  • For a second or, if applicable, third application, you must register again.
  • Invitation to the entrance audition and admission examination: The invitations to the 2. round (live) will be sent approx. 2 weeks before the live entrance audition and admission examination. Invitations to the entrance audition and admission examination for the study programme Music Research are sent approx. 4 weeks before.
  • Entrance audition and admission examination (live round): 5 June until 13 June 2021.
  • Admission interview Music Research: Beginning of July 2021

The application portal closes on Tuesday, 6 April 2021, at 23:59 (CEST). All application documents and video links must be submitted by this time, there is no second deadline! In addition, all links deposited in the online portal APP must be available for the examination commissions until 31 May 2021. This date only marks the period in which the video material must be available, it does not represent a later submission deadline.

Study programmes at the Institute of Journalism and Communication Research (IJK)

Master's programme in Higher Secondary School teaching and Master's programme in Special Needs Education (Master of Education)

Diploma programme in Acting

  • Application phase: starting in the course of the summer semester 2021.
  • Digital preliminary round based on submitted videos.
  • First round live.
  • Second round live.
  • Detailed information from April 2021 onwards on the website of the drama programme.

Fees

  • Administration Fee

The university charges an administrative fee of 50 € for the first study programme and 30 € for every other study programme for participation in the entrance audition and admission examination. Payment of the fee is a prerequisite for submitting the application. The administration fee will not be refunded. This also applies in case of rejection of the application or withdrawal from the entrance audition and admission examination. Please pay the administration fee to the following bank account:

Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien Hannover
Postbank Hannover
IBAN:    DE83250100300988674304
BIC:    PBNKDEFF
Reason for payment: Surname, first name, date of birth, desired study programme

  • Enrollment Fee

The enrollment fee is approximately 400 €. This includes the GVH semester ticket, the state-wide Lower Saxony ticket, contributions to the AStA and Studentenwerk and an administrative fee.
You can find more information about this under Study Costs | Admission | Re-registration and under studieren-in-niedersachsen.

Application documents

In order to take part in the entrance audition and admission examination, you must upload the application documents listed below in the online portal APP and submit them in paper form on time (note the deadlines). The date of the postmark applies.

Immatrikulationsamt
Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien Hannover
Neues Haus 1
30175 Hannover

  • Application form
    The application form must be completed online within the application period.
  • Tabular curriculum vitae
    With details of previous musical educational background.
  • Proof of payment
    Proof of payment of the administration fee.
  • Copy of school leaving certificate
    Please send us only copies of certificates and no originals. All application documents submitted will be duly destroyed after completion of the admission procedure.
    If the school leaving certificate is still missing at the time of application, the school interim report must be enclosed and the school leaving certificate must be submitted by the time of enrolment.
  • Copy of the first university degree
    Please only send copies of certificates and no originals. All application documents submitted will be duly destroyed after completion of the admission procedure.
    If the university degree certificate is still missing at the time of application, the university interim certificate must be enclosed and the university degree certificate must be submitted within 6 months of the start of studies.
  • Proof of periods of studies already completed, study and examination achievements
    For applicants who have already studied at other universities in relevant study programmes and would like to be placed in higher semesters; please submit certificates/proofs.
  • Proof of German language skills
    International applicants without a German-language higher education entrance qualification and without a first degree from a German-language higher education institution must provide proof of sufficient German language skills required for their studies. The Hanover University of Music, Drama and Media requires the TestDaF examination (TDN) level 3 or the German Language Test for University Admission (DSH-1 or B2). Proof must be presented for enrolment.
    You do not have to provide proof of language proficiency for the "Solo Class" study programme. Further information for foreign applicants is available from the International Office.
  • Application for Parallel Studies
    Applicants who are already enrolled at another university (or who are planning to do so) and who would also like to obtain a degree at HMTMH must submit an application for parallel studies. This can be done via the online portal.
  • Programme
    Your preliminary programme for the audition
  • Specific application documents
    You can find out which further documents need to be enclosed in the respective "Information on the entrance audition and admission examination" for your desired study programme. You will find the information sheets on the corresponding study programme pages under study programmes.

After the entrance audition and admission examination (live round)

You will receive the results of the entrance audition and admission examination via the Online-Portal APP.

Enrolment takes place in the winter semester of the same year (studies begin on 1 October of the year in which the entrance audition and admission examination was held). If you wish to begin your studies in the following winter semester, you will need to apply again for the next year entrance audition and admission examination.

If you have any questions about the application documents or the date of the entrance audition and admission examination, please contact the university's Admission Office.

Information on requirements and repertoire in the entrance audition and admission examination can be found on the respective study programme pages under study programmes.

 

Download

Application for exemption from the entrance exams in music theory and ear training

Applicants can apply to be exempted from the entrance exams in music theory and ear training.

Click here for the form

Checklist

Admission Office

  • Beate Heitmüller

    Akademische Angelegenheiten | Immatrikulationsamt, Jungstudierende, Soloklasse

    Hanover University of Music, Drama and Media
    Neues Haus 1, 30175 Hannover
    E007 | Hindenburgstraße 2-4

    Phone: +49 (0)511 3100-7223
    beate.heitmueller@hmtm-hannover.deI-amt@hmtm-hannover.de

    Office hours: Mo, Di, Do, Fr 09:30-12 Uhr | Di, Do 14-15:30 Uhr | und nach Vereinbarung

  • Leonie Ehrl

    Akademische Angelegenheiten | Immatrikulationsamt, Jungstudierende, Soloklasse

    Hanover University of Music, Drama and Media
    Neues Haus 1, 30175 Hannover
    E007 | Hindenburgstraße 2-4

    Phone: +49 (0)511 3100-7224
    leonie.ehrl@hmtm-hannover.deI-amt@hmtm-hannover.de

    Office hours: Mo, Di, Do, Fr 09:30-12 Uhr | Di, Do 14-15:30 Uhr | und nach Vereinbarung

Last modified: 2021-05-05

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