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Performance Programmes

The Malmö Academy of Music accepts a great number of international master students each year. International Master’s applicants must follow the same procedures for admission as Swedish nationals. Such applicants are required to appear in person for auditions (entrance examinations) held in Malmö in the beginning of March each year. Last day of application for Autumn term is in the middle of January.

On this page you will find admittance test information for applicants to the Performance Programme and the Church Music Programmes. Information about the application process can be found at

Important dates regarding the application for the admission 2017

December 1, 2016: Now you can apply
January 16, 2017: Last day of application
January 26, 2017: Deadline for sedning in samples of work
January 26, 2017: Last day for compulsory additions to Universityadmissions in Östersund
March 6–10, 2017: Auditions in Malmö

Sheet music and work samples

The Malmö Academy of Music do not accept scanned sheet music by e-mail regarding the admissions to the Performance- and Churchmusic Programmes. Please send printed work samples and sheet music for accompaniment to:

Malmö Academy of Music
Lund university
Box 8203
SE-200 41 Malmö

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Information about Performance Audition, Theory Test and Piano Audition

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

Theory Test
Candidates for the Composition and Performance Bachelor Programme must complete a theory test at their first choice of school. The result of the test can be used for all applications to music academies within the same application session (note: this does NOT include music teacher´s programmes). Candidates may only complete the test ONCE for each application session.

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 must be carried out at the Swedish website even if you are an international applicant, all though the application for the Master Programme can be done in English at You are most welcome to contact us at admissions [at] if you need help to fill out your application for the Bachelor Programme at the Swedish website.

All students apply to the Bachelor´s Programmes at:

How to apply as an international student at the Swedish website
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International students apply to the Master´s Programmes 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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