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The Royal Danish Academy of Music (RDAM) offers programmes in music performance, Instrument and Voice, as well as in Composition, Conducting and Sound Engineering, and electives in subjects such as Pedagogy and Church Music. The Faculty aims to foster and develop student’s individual artistic profile and technical skills drawing on a solid pedagogical foundation and years of artistic professional experience.

All Programmes are taught in English, which is also spoken by both Faculty and students.

RDAM has an extensive international network and cooperates with some of the world’s leading music academies. Students are ach year offered masterclasses with internationally renowned artists and educators both in person and through Advanced Audio Network Technology that connects RDAM to music academies across the globe. With more than 50% international students and a nationally diverse Faculty, RDAM is a great starting point for students embarking on an international career.

RDAM has more than 60 practise rooms for its roughly 400 students that are easily available by an online booking system in the Academy’s opening hours from 8am to midnight.

The Academy is housed in the former buildings of the Danish Broadcasting Cooperation renovated in 2008 to fit the needs of a contemporary music academy. Acoustically outstanding concert halls, professional recording facilities and AV equipment are all available to students in their studies at RDAM. The Academy has furthermore invested in Distance Learning technology and is at the forefront of integrating its many possibilities in music education alongside other renowned music academies in the US, ASIA, Australia and Europe.

More than 200 concerts are staged each year at the academy making RDAM an integral part of Copenhagen’s music life. In addition, projects with national orchestras, the Royal Theatre, local ensembles and other cultural and artistic institutions offers students a wide range of possibilities for professional experiences.

RDAM sits in the heart of Copenhagen, located in southern Scandinavia and one-to-two hours’ flight from European capitals such as London, Berlin, Paris, Vienna, Stockholm, Oslo and Helsinki. Copenhagen is safe, bike, friendly with lots of parks and easy to get around. It is consistently voted one of the most liveable cities in the world. The city has a rich cultural life with world-class concert halls, opera and theatre stages all in close proximity to the Academy.

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Church Music/ Organ - Bachelor

Church Music/ Organ - Bachelor

Bachelor of Church Music/ Organ, 180 ECTS
Music and performing arts

Institution The Royal Danish Academy of Music
Campus Study programmes within music and music pedagogy at the highest level
Duration 3 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 5750 EUR
Website http://english.dkdm.dk/Studies/Admission

Description

As a student of the organ, you will receive tuition in the principal studies of solo and liturgical organ playing. You will learn all the various aspects of playing the instrument, and acquire improvisational, artistic and technical skills, as well as an advanced level of theoretical knowledge. You will also receive tuition in choral conducting, chamber music, and a number of specialised church music subjects. 

Read about the Bachelor's programme for Organ and Church Music here

Career Opportunities

The practical church service experience is organised in co-operation with the Pastoral Seminary, which also provides practical training for Danish church ministers. This is designed to provide you with a solid foundation to prepare you for your professional musical life, in close  collaboration with the profession for which you are being trained.

Admission 

EU/EEA applicants must apply online and attend to a live entrance examination when applying for Master's level. Non-EU/EEA applicants must submit an online application and an audition recording.

Read about RDAM's entrance examinations and repertoire requirements here

Application Deadlines 

Find the application deadlines for RDAM's study programmes here

Tuition Fees

Full-degree students who hold a citizenship outside EU/EEA must pay a tuition fee each year. 

Read more about RDAM's tuition fees here.

Further Information

The Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition.

General introduction to the Danish Educational System: The Danish Higher Education System

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education: http://en.ufm.dk/






Non-EU/EAA/CH applicants

Application date
Apr 01
Start date
Sep 01

EU/EAA/CH applicants

Application date
Dec 01
Start date
Sep 01

Study programmes within music and music pedagogy at the highest level

Description

The Royal Danish Academy of Music (RDAM) offers programmes in music performance, Instrument and Voice, as well as in Composition, Conducting and Sound Engineering, and electives in subjects such as Pedagogy and Church Music. The Faculty aims to foster and develop student’s individual artistic profile and technical skills drawing on a solid pedagogical foundation and years of artistic professional experience.

All Programmes are taught in English, which is also spoken by both Faculty and students.

RDAM has an extensive international network and cooperates with some of the world’s leading music academies. Students are ach year offered masterclasses with internationally renowned artists and educators both in person and through Advanced Audio Network Technology that connects RDAM to music academies across the globe. With more than 50% international students and a nationally diverse Faculty, RDAM is a great starting point for students embarking on an international career.

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Church Music/ Organ - Master

Church Music/ Organ - Master

Master (2 years) of Church Music/ Organ, 120 ECTS
Music and performing arts

Institution The Royal Danish Academy of Music
Campus Study programmes within music and music pedagogy at the highest level
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 4500 EUR
Website http://english.dkdm.dk/Studies/Studying-at-the-Academy/Departments/Church-music

Description

As a student of the organ, you will receive tuition in the principal studies of solo and liturgical organ playing. You will learn all the various aspects of playing the instrument, and acquire improvisational, artistic and technical skills, as well as an advanced level of theoretical knowledge. You will also receive tuition in choral conducting, chamber music, and a number of specialised church music subjects. The Master's programme includes training in children's choir direction, and you will receive practical experience at church services.

Read about the Master's programme for Organ and Church Music here

Career Opportunities

The practical church service experience is organised in co-operation with the Pastoral Seminary, which also provides practical training for Danish church ministers. This is designed to provide you with a solid foundation to prepare you for your professional musical life, in close collaboration with the profession for which you are being trained.

Admission  

EU/EEA applicants must apply online and attend to a live entrance examination when applying for Master's level. Non-EU/EEA applicants must submit an online application and an audition recording.

Read about RDAM's entrance examinations and repertoire requirements here

Application Deadlines 

Find the application deadlines for RDAM's study programmes here. 

Tuition Fees

Full-degree students who hold a citizenship outside EU/EEA must pay a tuition fee each year

Read more about RDAM's tuition fees 
here.

Further Information

The Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition.

General introduction to the Danish Educational System: 
The Danish Higher Education System

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education: 
http://en.ufm.dk/
 






Non-EU/EAA/CH applicants

Application date
Apr 01
Start date
Sep 01

EU/EAA/CH applicants

Application date
Dec 01
Start date
Sep 01

Study programmes within music and music pedagogy at the highest level

Description

The Royal Danish Academy of Music (RDAM) offers programmes in music performance, Instrument and Voice, as well as in Composition, Conducting and Sound Engineering, and electives in subjects such as Pedagogy and Church Music. The Faculty aims to foster and develop student’s individual artistic profile and technical skills drawing on a solid pedagogical foundation and years of artistic professional experience.

All Programmes are taught in English, which is also spoken by both Faculty and students.

RDAM has an extensive international network and cooperates with some of the world’s leading music academies. Students are ach year offered masterclasses with internationally renowned artists and educators both in person and through Advanced Audio Network Technology that connects RDAM to music academies across the globe. With more than 50% international students and a nationally diverse Faculty, RDAM is a great starting point for students embarking on an international career.

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Composition - Advanced Postgraduate Programme

Composition - Advanced Postgraduate Programme

Advanced Postgraduate Diploma of Music, 120 ECTS
Music and performing arts

Institution The Royal Danish Academy of Music
Campus Study programmes within music and music pedagogy at the highest level
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 4350 EUR
Website http://english.dkdm.dk/Studies/Studying-at-the-Academy/Departments/Composition

Description

Following the Master's degree, the graduate is able to apply for admission to the Advanced Postgraduate programme which has the duration of two years, and concludes with a public debut concert.

Read more about RDAM's Composition Programme here

Career Opportunities

The Composition programme includes weekly seminars with the possibility of networking with RDAM's composition faculty and international guest teachers. Activities such as PULSAR, the annual festival for new contemporary music, and workshops with Danish and international ensembles help to extend the professional network of the students.   

About the Degree

The Academy has specialised teachers and good facilities which will give you the opportunity to work partially or wholly within the area of electro-acoustics in connection with your principal study.

Admission

Applicants for Advanced Postgraduate level must apply online and attend to a live audition. 
This applies for both EU/EEA applicants as well as Non-EU/EEA applicants.

Read about RDAM's entrance examinations and repertoire requirements here.

Application Deadlines

Find the application deadlines for RDAM's study programmes here.

Tuition Fees

Full-degree students who hold a citizenship outside EU/EEA must pay a tuition fee each year. 

Read more about RDAM's tuition fees here.

Further Information

The Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition.

General introduction to the Danish Educational System: 
The Danish Higher Education System

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education: 
http://en.ufm.dk/





EU/EAA/CH applicants

Application date
Feb 01
Start date
Sep 01

Non-EU/EAA/CH applicants

Application date
Feb 01
Start date
Sep 01

Study programmes within music and music pedagogy at the highest level

Description

The Royal Danish Academy of Music (RDAM) offers programmes in music performance, Instrument and Voice, as well as in Composition, Conducting and Sound Engineering, and electives in subjects such as Pedagogy and Church Music. The Faculty aims to foster and develop student’s individual artistic profile and technical skills drawing on a solid pedagogical foundation and years of artistic professional experience.

All Programmes are taught in English, which is also spoken by both Faculty and students.

RDAM has an extensive international network and cooperates with some of the world’s leading music academies. Students are ach year offered masterclasses with internationally renowned artists and educators both in person and through Advanced Audio Network Technology that connects RDAM to music academies across the globe. With more than 50% international students and a nationally diverse Faculty, RDAM is a great starting point for students embarking on an international career.

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Composition - Bachelor

Composition - Bachelor

Bachelor of Composition, 180 ECTS
Music and performing arts

Institution The Royal Danish Academy of Music
Campus Study programmes within music and music pedagogy at the highest level
Duration 3
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 6350 EUR
Website http://english.dkdm.dk/Studies/Studying-at-the-Academy/Departments/Composition

Description

At Bachelor level, you can choose courses in instrumentation, electro-acoustics, piano and theory. The Academy has specialised teachers and good facilities which will give you the opportunity to work partially or wholly within the area of electro-acoustics in connection with your principal study.

Read more about RDAM's Composition Programme here

Career Opportunities

The Composition programme includes weekly seminars with the possibility of networking with RDAM's composition faculty and international guest teachers. Activities such as PULSAR, the annual festival for new contemporary music, and workshops with Danish and international ensembles help to extend the professional network of the students.

About the Degree

The principal study tuition is typically divided between two teachers, who organise the teaching in co-operation with you. In the composition tuition, you will be provided with guidance in relation to working with your own compositions.

Admission  

EU/EEA applicants must apply online and attend to a live entrance examination when applying for Bachelor's level. Non-EU/EEA applicants must submit an online application and  
composed pieces.

Read about admission to the Bachelor's Programme for Composition here

Application Deadlines

Find the application deadlines for RDAM's study programmes here.

Tuition Fees

Full-degree students who hold a citizenship outside EU/EEA must pay a tuition fee each year

Read more about RDAM's tuition fees here.

Further Information

The Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition.

General introduction to the Danish Educational System: 
The Danish Higher Education System

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education: 
http://en.ufm.dk/






EU/EAA/CH applicants

Application date
Dec 01
Start date
Sep 01

Non-EU/EAA/CH applicants

Application date
Apr 01
Start date
Sep 01

Study programmes within music and music pedagogy at the highest level

Description

The Royal Danish Academy of Music (RDAM) offers programmes in music performance, Instrument and Voice, as well as in Composition, Conducting and Sound Engineering, and electives in subjects such as Pedagogy and Church Music. The Faculty aims to foster and develop student’s individual artistic profile and technical skills drawing on a solid pedagogical foundation and years of artistic professional experience.

All Programmes are taught in English, which is also spoken by both Faculty and students.

RDAM has an extensive international network and cooperates with some of the world’s leading music academies. Students are ach year offered masterclasses with internationally renowned artists and educators both in person and through Advanced Audio Network Technology that connects RDAM to music academies across the globe. With more than 50% international students and a nationally diverse Faculty, RDAM is a great starting point for students embarking on an international career.

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Composition - Master

Composition - Master

Master (2 years) of Composition, 120 ECTS
Music and performing arts

Institution The Royal Danish Academy of Music
Campus Study programmes within music and music pedagogy at the highest level
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 4600 EUR
Website http://english.dkdm.dk/Studies/Studying-at-the-Academy/Departments/Composition

Description

In the Master's programme, you can choose from among special, modularly-structured subjects such as musical theory, electro-acoustics, instrumentation, music production, etc. The purpose of tuition in these subjects is to allow you to specialise as a composer in the area of your choice, and at the same time to improve your professional skills.

Read more about RDAM's Composition Programme here

Career Opportunities

The Composition programme includes weekly seminars with the possibility of networking with RDAM's composition faculty and international guest teachers. Activities such as PULSAR, the annual festival for new contemporary music, and workshops with Danish and international ensembles help to extend the professional network of the students.   

About the Degree

The Academy has specialised teachers and good facilities which will give you the opportunity to work partially or wholly within the area of electro-acoustics in connection with your principal study.

Admission  

EU/EEA applicants must apply online and attend to a live entrance examination when applying for Bachelor's level. Non-EU/EEA applicants must submit an online application and   
composed pieces.

Read about admission to RDAM's Bachelor's Programme for Composition here.

Application Deadlines

Find the application deadlines for RDAM's study programmes here

Tuition Fees

Full-degree students who hold a citizenship outside EU/EEA must pay a tuition fee each year

Read more about RDAM's tuition fees 
here.

Further Information

The Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition.

General introduction to the Danish Educational System: 
The Danish Higher Education System

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education: 
http://en.ufm.dk/



Non-EU/EAA/CH applicants

Application date
Apr 01
Start date
Sep 01

EU/EAA/CH applicants

Application date
Dec 01
Start date
Sep 01

Study programmes within music and music pedagogy at the highest level

Description

The Royal Danish Academy of Music (RDAM) offers programmes in music performance, Instrument and Voice, as well as in Composition, Conducting and Sound Engineering, and electives in subjects such as Pedagogy and Church Music. The Faculty aims to foster and develop student’s individual artistic profile and technical skills drawing on a solid pedagogical foundation and years of artistic professional experience.

All Programmes are taught in English, which is also spoken by both Faculty and students.

RDAM has an extensive international network and cooperates with some of the world’s leading music academies. Students are ach year offered masterclasses with internationally renowned artists and educators both in person and through Advanced Audio Network Technology that connects RDAM to music academies across the globe. With more than 50% international students and a nationally diverse Faculty, RDAM is a great starting point for students embarking on an international career.

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Consort: Recorder/Harpsichord/Viola da Gamba - Master

Consort: Recorder/Harpsichord/Viola da Gamba - Master

Master (2 years) of Early Music, 120 ECTS
Music and performing arts

Institution The Royal Danish Academy of Music
Campus Study programmes within music and music pedagogy at the highest level
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 5600 EUR
Website http://english.dkdm.dk/Studies/Admission

Description

Performance practice for your instrument and in the various styles is an important part of the Master's programme in early music. You will work with performance practice-related issues, and learn to seek information from relevant sources and express yourself in writing. The study programme in early music attracts some of the best teachers and artists in the field. Accordingly, part of the tuition takes the form of project work and master classes in an international environment.

Career Opportunities

We emphasise the students' artistic and instrumental development, which will prepare you for a professional career as an interpreter of early music. You will receive tuition in your principal study, chamber music and ensemble playing in large ensembles. 

Admission 

EU/EEA applicants must apply online and attend to a live entrance examination when applying for Master's level. Non-EU/EEA applicants must submit an online application and an audition recording.

Read about RDAM's entrance examinations and repertoire requirements here.

Application Deadlines

Find the application deadlines for RDAM's study programmes here.

Tuition Fees

Full-degree students who hold a citizenship outside EU/EEA must pay a tuition fee each year

Read more about RDAM's tuition fees 
here.

Further Information

The Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition.

General introduction to the Danish Educational System: 
The Danish Higher Education System

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education: 
http://en.ufm.dk/


EU/EAA/CH applicants

Application date
Dec 01
Start date
Sep 01

Non-EU/EAA/CH applicants

Application date
Apr 01
Start date
Sep 01

Study programmes within music and music pedagogy at the highest level

Description

The Royal Danish Academy of Music (RDAM) offers programmes in music performance, Instrument and Voice, as well as in Composition, Conducting and Sound Engineering, and electives in subjects such as Pedagogy and Church Music. The Faculty aims to foster and develop student’s individual artistic profile and technical skills drawing on a solid pedagogical foundation and years of artistic professional experience.

All Programmes are taught in English, which is also spoken by both Faculty and students.

RDAM has an extensive international network and cooperates with some of the world’s leading music academies. Students are ach year offered masterclasses with internationally renowned artists and educators both in person and through Advanced Audio Network Technology that connects RDAM to music academies across the globe. With more than 50% international students and a nationally diverse Faculty, RDAM is a great starting point for students embarking on an international career.

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Ensemble/Choir Conducting - Master

Ensemble/Choir Conducting - Master

Master (2 years) of Ensemble/Choir Conducting, 120 ECTS
Music and performing arts

Institution The Royal Danish Academy of Music
Campus Study programmes within music and music pedagogy at the highest level
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 5650 EUR
Website http://english.dkdm.dk/Studies/Admission

Description

As a ensemble conductor or orchestral conductor, your principal study will be in conducting. As an ensemble conductor, you will work with string and wind ensembles and big bands, and can function as an ensemble leader in both amateur and semi-professional music. Practical ensemble conducting will form an important part of the student's education. Here the student will be able to work intensively to develop and perfect his/hers conducting technique, and be coached in artistic interpretation and implementation.

Read about the Orchestral Conductor Programme here.

Career Opportunities

Students of both ensemble and orchestral conducting will make the acquaintance of professionally-relevant ensembles. The Academy has good co-operation agreements with Copenhagen ensembles and the Danish regional orchestras.

Admission

Applicants for Advanced Postgraduate level must apply online and attend to a live audition. 
This applies for both EU/EEA applicants as well as Non-EU/EEA applicants.

Read about RDAM's entrance examinations and repertoire requirements here.

Application Deadlines

Find the application deadlines for RDAM's study programmes here.

Tuition Fees

Full-degree students who hold a citizenship outside EU/EEA must pay a tuition fee each year

Read more about RDAM's tuition fees 
here

Further Information

The Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition.

General introduction to the Danish Educational System: The Danish Higher Education System

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education: http://en.ufm.dk/




EU/EAA/CH applicants

Application date
Dec 01
Start date
Sep 01

Non-EU/EAA/CH applicants

Application date
Apr 01
Start date
Sep 01

Study programmes within music and music pedagogy at the highest level

Description

The Royal Danish Academy of Music (RDAM) offers programmes in music performance, Instrument and Voice, as well as in Composition, Conducting and Sound Engineering, and electives in subjects such as Pedagogy and Church Music. The Faculty aims to foster and develop student’s individual artistic profile and technical skills drawing on a solid pedagogical foundation and years of artistic professional experience.

All Programmes are taught in English, which is also spoken by both Faculty and students.

RDAM has an extensive international network and cooperates with some of the world’s leading music academies. Students are ach year offered masterclasses with internationally renowned artists and educators both in person and through Advanced Audio Network Technology that connects RDAM to music academies across the globe. With more than 50% international students and a nationally diverse Faculty, RDAM is a great starting point for students embarking on an international career.

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Instrumental/Voice - Bachelor

Instrumental/Voice - Bachelor

Bachelor of Instrumental/Voice, 180 ECTS
Music and performing arts

Institution The Royal Danish Academy of Music
Campus Study programmes within music and music pedagogy at the highest level
Duration 3 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 4500-6350 EUR
Website http://english.dkdm.dk/Studies/Admission

Description

The Royal Danish Academy of Music (RDAM) offers three-year Bachelor's programmes (BMus).
 
Find RDAM's study programmes for singers and instrumentalists here.

Career Opportunities

Irrespectively of whether the ambition is to teach or perform, practical experience will form an integrated part of the study programme. The Academy has practical training agreements with National professional orchestras and ensembles, beside that RDAM collaborates with the Danish Broadcasting Corporation, The Royal Theatre, music schools and many other actors affiliated with the professional music scene in Denmark. 

About the degree

RDAM's Bachelor's programme in Music Teaching is offered in Danish only.

Admission 

EU/EEA applicants must apply online and attend to a live entrance examination when applying for Master's level. Non-EU/EEA applicants must submit an online application and an audition recording.

Read about RDAM's entrance examinations and repertoire requirements here.

Application Deadlines

Find the application deadlines for RDAM's study programmes here.

Tuition Fees

Full-degree students who hold a citizenship outside EU/EEA must pay a tuition fee each year

Read more about RDAM's tuition fees here.

Further Information

The Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition.

General introduction to the Danish Educational System: The Danish Higher Education System

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education: http://en.ufm.dk/



EU/EAA/CH applicants

Application date
Dec 01
Start date
Sep 01

Non-EU/EAA/CH applicants

Application date
Apr 01
Start date
Sep 01

Study programmes within music and music pedagogy at the highest level

Description

The Royal Danish Academy of Music (RDAM) offers programmes in music performance, Instrument and Voice, as well as in Composition, Conducting and Sound Engineering, and electives in subjects such as Pedagogy and Church Music. The Faculty aims to foster and develop student’s individual artistic profile and technical skills drawing on a solid pedagogical foundation and years of artistic professional experience.

All Programmes are taught in English, which is also spoken by both Faculty and students.

RDAM has an extensive international network and cooperates with some of the world’s leading music academies. Students are ach year offered masterclasses with internationally renowned artists and educators both in person and through Advanced Audio Network Technology that connects RDAM to music academies across the globe. With more than 50% international students and a nationally diverse Faculty, RDAM is a great starting point for students embarking on an international career.

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Instrumental/Voice - Master

Instrumental/Voice - Master

Master (2 years) of Instrumental/Voice, 120 ECTS
Music and performing arts

Institution The Royal Danish Academy of Music
Campus Study programmes within music and music pedagogy at the highest level
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 5000-6050 EUR
Website http://english.dkdm.dk/Studies/Admission

Description

The Royal Danish Academy of Music (RDAM) offers two-year Master's programmes (MMus) in which the students specialise in a particular field or instrument. 

Find RDAM's study programmes for singers and instrumentalists here.

Following the Master's degree, the graduate is able to apply for admission to the Advanced Postgraduate programme which has the duration of two years, and concludes with a public debut concert.

The Royal Danish Opera Academy is also affiliated with RDAM.
Find more information here

Career Opportunities

Irrespectively of whether the ambition is to teach or perform, practical experience will form an integrated part of the study programme. The Academy has practical training agreements with National professional orchestras and ensembles, beside that RDAM collaborates with the Danish Broadcasting Corporation, The Royal Theatre, music schools and many other actors affiliated with the professional music scene in Denmark. 

Admission  

EU/EEA applicants must apply online and attend to a live entrance examination when applying for Master's level. Non-EU/EEA applicants must submit an online application and an audition recording.

Read about RDAM's entrance examinations and repertoire requirements here.

Application Deadlines

Find the application deadlines for RDAM's study programmes here.

About the degree

The following Master's programmes are offered in Danish only:
  • Music Teaching
  • Aural Training

Tuition

Full-degree students who hold a citizenship outside EU/EEA must pay a tuition fee each year

Read more about RDAM's tuition fees here.

Further Information

The Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition.

General introduction to the Danish Educational System: 
The Danish Higher Education System

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education: http://en.ufm.dk/
 



Non-EU/EAA/CH applicants

Application date
Apr 01
Start date
Sep 01

EU/EAA/CH applicants

Application date
Dec 01
Start date
Sep 01

Study programmes within music and music pedagogy at the highest level

Description

The Royal Danish Academy of Music (RDAM) offers programmes in music performance, Instrument and Voice, as well as in Composition, Conducting and Sound Engineering, and electives in subjects such as Pedagogy and Church Music. The Faculty aims to foster and develop student’s individual artistic profile and technical skills drawing on a solid pedagogical foundation and years of artistic professional experience.

All Programmes are taught in English, which is also spoken by both Faculty and students.

RDAM has an extensive international network and cooperates with some of the world’s leading music academies. Students are ach year offered masterclasses with internationally renowned artists and educators both in person and through Advanced Audio Network Technology that connects RDAM to music academies across the globe. With more than 50% international students and a nationally diverse Faculty, RDAM is a great starting point for students embarking on an international career.

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Instrumental/Voice/Ensemble/Special Class for Pianists/Church Music - Advanced Postgraduate Programme

Instrumental/Voice/Ensemble/Special Class for Pianists/Church Music - Advanced Postgraduate Programme

Advanced Postgraduate Diploma of Instrumental/Voice/Ensemble/Special Class for Pianists/Church Music, 120 ECTS
Music and performing arts

Institution The Royal Danish Academy of Music
Campus Study programmes within music and music pedagogy at the highest level
Duration 2-3 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 3800-5600 EUR
Website http://english.dkdm.dk/Studies/Admission

Description

Following the Master's degree, the graduate is able to apply for admission to the Advanced Postgraduate programme (soloist level) which has the duration of two years, and concludes with a public debut concert. 

The Royal Danish Opera Academy is also affiliated with RDAM.
Find more information here


Advanced Postgraduate Study Programmes: 
  • Instrumental/Voice
  • Ensemble 
  • Special Class for Pianists
  • Composition
  • Orchestra Conducting
Find RDAM's Advanced Postgraduate programmes here.

Career Opportunities

Irrespectively of whether the ambition is to teach or perform, practical experience will form an integrated part of the study programme. The Academy has practical training agreements with National professional orchestras and ensembles, beside that RDAM collaborates with the Danish Broadcasting Corporation, The Royal Theatre, music schools and many other actors affiliated with the professional music scene in Denmark. 

Admission

Applicants for Advanced Postgraduate level must apply online and attend to a live audition. 
This applies for both EU/EEA applicants as well as Non-EU/EEA applicants.

Read about RDAM's entrance examinations and repertoire requirements here.

Application Deadlines

Find the application deadlines for RDAM's study programmes here.

Tuition Fees

Full-degree students who hold a citizenship outside EU/EEA must pay a tuition fee each year

Read more about RDAM's tuition fees 
here.

For further information on the tuition fee for RDAM's Soloist Ensemble Programme, please contact RDAM at international@dkdm.dk. 

Further Information

The Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition.

General introduction to the Danish Educational System: 
The Danish Higher Education System

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education: 
http://en.ufm.dk/



EU/EAA/CH applicants

Application date
Feb 01
Start date
Sep 01

Non-EU/EAA/CH applicants

Application date
Feb 01
Start date
Sep 01

Study programmes within music and music pedagogy at the highest level

Description

The Royal Danish Academy of Music (RDAM) offers programmes in music performance, Instrument and Voice, as well as in Composition, Conducting and Sound Engineering, and electives in subjects such as Pedagogy and Church Music. The Faculty aims to foster and develop student’s individual artistic profile and technical skills drawing on a solid pedagogical foundation and years of artistic professional experience.

All Programmes are taught in English, which is also spoken by both Faculty and students.

RDAM has an extensive international network and cooperates with some of the world’s leading music academies. Students are ach year offered masterclasses with internationally renowned artists and educators both in person and through Advanced Audio Network Technology that connects RDAM to music academies across the globe. With more than 50% international students and a nationally diverse Faculty, RDAM is a great starting point for students embarking on an international career.

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Orchestra Conducting - Advanced Postgraduate Programme

Orchestra Conducting - Advanced Postgraduate Programme

Advanced Postgraduate Diploma of Orchestra Conducting, 180 ECTS
Music and performing arts

Institution The Royal Danish Academy of Music
Campus Study programmes within music and music pedagogy at the highest level
Duration 3, 4 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 7750 EUR
Website http://english.dkdm.dk/Studies/Studying-at-the-Academy/Departments/Conducting

Description

As a student in the three or four-year orchestral conductor programme, you will specialise in the many possibilities of the symphony orchestra. To support your conducting, you will receive tuition in the analysis of form and structure, instrumentation, aural studies and coaching with répétiteur. Practical ensemble experience will form an important part of your education. Here you will be able to work intensively to perfect your conducting technique, and you will be coached in artistic interpretation and implementation.  

Read about the Orchestral Conductor Programme here.

Career Opportunities

Students of both ensemble and orchestral conducting will make the acquaintance of professionally-relevant ensembles. The Academy has good co-operation agreements with Copenhagen ensembles and the Danish regional orchestras.

Admission

Applicants for Advanced Postgraduate level must apply online and attend to a live audition. 
This applies for both EU/EEA applicants as well as Non-EU/EEA applicants.

Read about RDAM's entrance examinations and repertoire requirements 
here.

Application Deadlines

Find the application deadlines for RDAM's study programmes here.

Tuition Fees

Full-degree students who hold a citizenship outside EU/EEA must pay a tuition fee each year

Read more about RDAM's tuition fees 
here

Further Information

The Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition.

General introduction to the Danish Educational System: 
The Danish Higher Education System

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education: 
http://en.ufm.dk/




Non-EU/EAA/CH applicants

Application date
Dec 01
Start date
Sep 01

EU/EAA/CH applicants

Application date
Dec 01
Start date
Sep 01

Study programmes within music and music pedagogy at the highest level

Description

The Royal Danish Academy of Music (RDAM) offers programmes in music performance, Instrument and Voice, as well as in Composition, Conducting and Sound Engineering, and electives in subjects such as Pedagogy and Church Music. The Faculty aims to foster and develop student’s individual artistic profile and technical skills drawing on a solid pedagogical foundation and years of artistic professional experience.

All Programmes are taught in English, which is also spoken by both Faculty and students.

RDAM has an extensive international network and cooperates with some of the world’s leading music academies. Students are ach year offered masterclasses with internationally renowned artists and educators both in person and through Advanced Audio Network Technology that connects RDAM to music academies across the globe. With more than 50% international students and a nationally diverse Faculty, RDAM is a great starting point for students embarking on an international career.

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RDAM CAMP 2018

RDAM CAMP 2018

Summer School of Organ, Accordion and Sound Engineer, 5 ECTS
Music and performing arts

Institution The Royal Danish Academy of Music
Campus Study programmes within music and music pedagogy at the highest level
Duration 5 days
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 510 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 510 EUR
Website https://english.dkdm.dk/Studies/RDAMCAMP

Description

The Royal Danish Academy of Music invites accordionists, organists and sound engineers to apply for RDAM CAMP 2018. This is a unique opportunity to receive both professional and inspirational music training in the very heart of the culturally rich capital of Denmark. 

World-class facilities and professional equipment are provided to all participants. The camp is led by a team of respected educators and musicians in the specialised areas of Accordion, Organ and Sound Engineering.

The courses are targeted at current music students considering further development or to prospective students as part of their preparation for pursuing an education in music.

When?

20 - 24 August 2018

Application deadline

1 May 2018

RDAM CAMP 2018 Courses

Faculty

The courses in Accordion and Organ will include individual tuition, masterclasses and group lessons. For Sound Engineers, the course is comprised of lectures, hands-on studio and concert recordings, as well as scientific test recordings.  Faculty Members of the RDAM faculty are dedicated to provide excellent teaching and training for all participants.
  • Accordion: Prof. Geir Draugsvoll and Teaching Assistant Hanzhi Wang
  • Organ: Prof. Hans Fagius and Associate Prof. Sven-Ingvart Mikkelsen
  • Sound Engineering: Associate Prof. Jesper Andersen
During the camp week, participants will receive skilled training within a highly international environment. Further information is available on the course pages.

Find more information on our website.


中文
丹麦皇家音乐学院音乐营,2017年8月20-24日 手风琴、管风琴和音响工程高级夏令营。

课程费
在3月18日前支付课程费能享有特别优惠:3500丹麦克朗(470欧元)。

3月18日至5月1日支付课程费:3800丹麦克朗(510欧元)。

详情请见www.dkdm.dk







Summer 2018

Application date
May 01
Start date
Aug 20

Study programmes within music and music pedagogy at the highest level

Description

The Royal Danish Academy of Music (RDAM) offers programmes in music performance, Instrument and Voice, as well as in Composition, Conducting and Sound Engineering, and electives in subjects such as Pedagogy and Church Music. The Faculty aims to foster and develop student’s individual artistic profile and technical skills drawing on a solid pedagogical foundation and years of artistic professional experience.

All Programmes are taught in English, which is also spoken by both Faculty and students.

RDAM has an extensive international network and cooperates with some of the world’s leading music academies. Students are ach year offered masterclasses with internationally renowned artists and educators both in person and through Advanced Audio Network Technology that connects RDAM to music academies across the globe. With more than 50% international students and a nationally diverse Faculty, RDAM is a great starting point for students embarking on an international career.

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Tonmeister/Sound Engineer - Bachelor

Tonmeister/Sound Engineer - Bachelor

Bachelor of Tonmeister/Sound Engineer, 180 ECTS
Music and performing arts

Institution The Royal Danish Academy of Music
Campus Study programmes within music and music pedagogy at the highest level
Duration 3 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 4850 EUR
Website http://english.dkdm.dk/Studies/Admission

Description

The principal study is in music production and recording techniques. Tuition is also provided in aural studies, basic piano, music theory, history of music and much more. In addition to semester projects, set productions and optional subjects, you can participate in study trips, master classes, music evenings, company visits, listening tests, etc.The principal study tuition will be organised in close collaboration with the Danish Broadcasting Corporation (DR).
  
Read more about RDAM's Tonmeister/Sound Engineer programme here.

Career Opportunities

As a student of recording direction, you will obtain qualifications in music, production and sound technique within the genres of both rhythmic contemporary and classical music. You can specialise by genre or sector, or focus on the role of producer or sound technician. 

Admission  

EU/EEA applicants must apply online and attend to a live entrance examination when applying for Bachelor's level. Non-EU/EEA applicants must submit an online application, and they will be contacted by RDAM in order to set up a telephone or Skype interview as their audition.

Read about admission to the Bachelor's programme for Tonmeister/Sound Engineer here.

Application Deadlines

Find the application deadlines for RDAM's study programmes here.

Tuition Fees

Full-degree students who hold a citizenship outside EU/EEA must pay a tuition fee each year

Read more about RDAM's tuition fees here.

Further Information

The Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition.

General introduction to the Danish Educational System: 
The Danish Higher Education System

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education: http://en.ufm.dk/




Non-EU/EAA/CH applicants

Application date
Apr 01
Start date
Sep 01

EU/EAA/CH applicants

Application date
Dec 01
Start date
Sep 01

Study programmes within music and music pedagogy at the highest level

Description

The Royal Danish Academy of Music (RDAM) offers programmes in music performance, Instrument and Voice, as well as in Composition, Conducting and Sound Engineering, and electives in subjects such as Pedagogy and Church Music. The Faculty aims to foster and develop student’s individual artistic profile and technical skills drawing on a solid pedagogical foundation and years of artistic professional experience.

All Programmes are taught in English, which is also spoken by both Faculty and students.

RDAM has an extensive international network and cooperates with some of the world’s leading music academies. Students are ach year offered masterclasses with internationally renowned artists and educators both in person and through Advanced Audio Network Technology that connects RDAM to music academies across the globe. With more than 50% international students and a nationally diverse Faculty, RDAM is a great starting point for students embarking on an international career.

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Tonmeister/Sound Engineer - Master

Tonmeister/Sound Engineer - Master

Master (2 years) of Tonmeister/Sound Engineer, 120 ECTS
Music and performing arts

Institution The Royal Danish Academy of Music
Campus Study programmes within music and music pedagogy at the highest level
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 4600 EUR
Website http://english.dkdm.dk/Studies/Studying-at-the-Academy/Departments/Tonmeister

Description

The principal study is in music production and recording techniques. Tuition is also provided in aural studies, basic piano, music theory, history of music and much more. In addition to semester projects, set productions and optional subjects, you can participate in study trips, master classes, music evenings, company visits, listening tests, etc.The principal study tuition will be organised in close collaboration with the Danish Broadcasting Corporation (DR).
  
Read more about RDAM's Tonmeister/Sound Engineer programme here.

Career Opportunities

As a student of recording direction, you will obtain qualifications in music, production and sound technique within the genres of both rhythmic contemporary and classical music. You can specialise by genre or sector, or focus on the role of producer or sound technician. 

Course Description

Applicants can apply for RDAM's Master's programme for Tonmeister/Sound Engineer with Rythmic Music Specialisation.

Find the requirements here.

Admission  

EU/EEA applicants must apply online and attend to a live entrance examination when applying for Master's level. Non-EU/EEA applicants must submit an online application and an audition recording.

Read about admission to the Master's programme for Tonmeister/Sound Engineer here.

Application Deadlines

Find the application deadlines for RDAM's study programmes here.

Tuition Fees

Full-degree students who hold a citizenship outside EU/EEA must pay a tuition fee each year

Read more about RDAM's tuition fees here

Further Information

The Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition.

General introduction to the Danish Educational System: The Danish Higher Education System

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education: http://en.ufm.dk/



Non-EU/EAA/CH applicants

Application date
Apr 01
Start date
Sep 01

EU/EAA/CH applicants

Application date
Dec 01
Start date
Sep 01

Study programmes within music and music pedagogy at the highest level

Description

The Royal Danish Academy of Music (RDAM) offers programmes in music performance, Instrument and Voice, as well as in Composition, Conducting and Sound Engineering, and electives in subjects such as Pedagogy and Church Music. The Faculty aims to foster and develop student’s individual artistic profile and technical skills drawing on a solid pedagogical foundation and years of artistic professional experience.

All Programmes are taught in English, which is also spoken by both Faculty and students.

RDAM has an extensive international network and cooperates with some of the world’s leading music academies. Students are ach year offered masterclasses with internationally renowned artists and educators both in person and through Advanced Audio Network Technology that connects RDAM to music academies across the globe. With more than 50% international students and a nationally diverse Faculty, RDAM is a great starting point for students embarking on an international career.

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