Pre-College Salzburg composition

The aim of the course is to find and detect young talents at an early stage and to promote gifted and talented young students in their central artistic subject as well as a wide musical environment in order to lead them to a future career as an artist.

There is no age limit for the admission to the Pre-College composition. The duration of studies in the Pre-College composition is limited to the completion of 20 years of age.


The students have to pay a university course fee. It is determined by the Rectorate and published on the website of the University Mozarteum Salzburg.

Requirement for admission is to demonstrate the ability and the passing of an entrance examination.
Demonstrate are appropriate skills by providing your own compositions as well as general musical skills: practical hearing test, answering questions about music sciences.

The entrance examination is to be held as a board examination.