The Academy participates in several exchange and mobility programmes, including Erasmus+ and Nordplus. These programmes offer the opportunity for students to study at NMH for one or two semesters while earning credits in the programme at their home institution.
Studying at NMH as an exchange student is also possible through bilateral agreements with institutions not participating in these programmes.
If you are interested in applying to study at the Norwegian Academy of Music as an exchange student, please first contact the international coordinator/office at your home institution.
How to apply
Semester dates at the Academy
Autumn semester: August-December
Spring semester: January-June
Exchange students can apply to NMH for either the atumn term, the spring term or the whole academic year
Students must apply through the online application system EASY. Follow this link to write and submit your application: https://aec.dreamapply.com/.
Application deadline for all exchange programmes: 1 March
The deadline applies to both the autumn and the spring terms of the following academic year.
Required application attachments are
- Recording(s), preferably video, totalling 15-20 minutes. Videos can be uploaded in most file formats. They can also be attached as a link to Vimeo, SoundCloud, YouTube or Dropbox. Composition students must upload a portfolio.
- Letter of Motivation
- Curriculum Vitae
- Transcript of Records
Study Plan/Learning Agreement
In the online application system you will be asked to fill in the courses you wish to take at NMH ("My studyplan"). Please find here an overview of the standard course structure for incoming exchange students (pdf) on different study programmes. Use this to get an understanding of the way the exchange period is structured. If admitted, you will get the opportunity to apply for elective courses.
Please only fill out "My studyplan" if you, or your home institution have specific course wishes that do not seem to fit in with the standard course structure.
International students (full programme)
Foreign students applying for admission to a full programme at NMH should consult the information provided about language requirements, application procedures, funding options and services for international students.
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