Master's Programme Historical String Instruments/Violin Instruments

Foto: Johannes Gellner
| Foto: Johannes Gellner

Instrumental Studies: Da capo al fine

The programme Instrumental Studies at the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz gives you the opportunity of a thorough training in nearly every orchestral or solo instrument. No matter if chamber music, orchestral music or solo music: The artistic qualification through internationally renowned teachers in the bachelor’s and master’s programme can contribute significantly to the maintenance and development of the cultural cornerstone music when it comes to musical competences, instrumental skills and employability. Apart from the bachelor’s and master’s programme there are courses for highly gifted students and preparatory courses to promote training starting at a young age. Postgraduate programmes give the opportunity of a further specialisation after the regular study programmes.


Course Number: UV 066 738
Length of Study: 4 semesters (120 ECTS)
Degree: Master of Arts (MA)

Achievement Goals
Credit Hours

Further Information

Schedule for the academic year​​​​​​​
Description of the types of courses of KUG

to Institute 15 - Early Music and Performance Practice

Admission to the Study Programme

Dates of admission tests and entrance exam deadlines

Dates in January/February

Dates in June/July:
Important information about the changed entrance exam procedure due to COVID-19

Dates in September:
The entrance examinations will probably take place on 14 September 2020.

Overview of all dates of admission tests at KUG

Registration period for the online-application:
for the winter semester:
March 1 - May 1 (audition: June/July)
March 1 - June 30 (audition: September)
for the summer semester:
November 1 - December 1

Instruction for the online-application
Podcast about the online application procedure

Admission requirements/Entrance exams
Required German language competency at application/admission​​​​​​​

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Univ.Prof. Susanne Scholz

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