Welcome, welcome, welcome.

From A for Applied Theatre to Z for Zither - more than 2,000 highly talented students from 70 countries devote themselves to the arts, their mediation and their exploration at the Mozarteum University together with 550 teachers.



  • Santiago Sánchez | © Anna Marx

    International Mozart Competition
  • © Renate Aichinger

    Once again this year, the Thomas Bernhard Institute opened its doors & theatre for #summercamp24: 25 teenagers and young adults immersed themselves in the world of theatre, but above all in everyday life at drama school, under the direction of Renate Aichinger from 7 to 12 July 2024: What is it like to study at the Mozarteum? What exactly do you learn there? And most importantly for some: how do the entrance exams work?

  • © Wolf Silveri
    A shower of prizes for the final year drama class for Jelinek's "The Silent Girl" 

    At the national competition for German-speaking drama students in Frankfurt, the final year of the Thomas Bernhard Institute at the Mozarteum University won several prizes for its production of Elfriede Jelinek's "The Silent Girl". In addition to the Swiss Ensemble Prize and the Audience Prize/Students' Prize, we are delighted to have won two solo prizes for Payam Yazdani and Joyce Mayne Sanhá.

    Awards & Successes
  • 2.7.2024
    Feminist Cities Walk 

    Utopias to go on:A travelling parcours in the performative border area between procession, installation and intervention leads the audience of the summer scene into the public space. In this walk through the city, a possible constructive and feminist future for Salzburg is developed together.

    Student project


  • 25.7.2024
    07:30 pm
    Max Schlereth Saal
    International Summer Academy
    Viennese classical music in Chinese garb
    With the Youth Festival Orchestra of Zhuhai (conductor: Florian Frannek) and Joseph Haydn's Symphony No. 104 in D major, (Hob. I:104), excerpts from W.A. Mozart's "The Magic Flute" and the folk song "Jasmine Flower" (arrangement by Li Wenping).
    Summer Academy
    · Free entry
  • 27.7.2024
    02:00 pm
    International Summer Academy
    Prizewinners in concert
    As the crowning finale of the International Somemra Academy, the best students of the week will perform their skills in front of a jury at the prize-winners' concerts at the end of each course period. At the end, the best three musicians will emerge as the prize winners of the week.
  • 2.8.2024
    07:00 pm
    International Summer Academy
    Final Concert "Young Excellence"
    Young, highly talented musicians spent five days preparing for performances at the next international competitions in the subjects of piano and violin and put together a fantastic programme for their final concert of the summer academy.