The Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre offers scholarships for foreign students for BA and MA level for the academic year 2017-2018.

The mission of the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre is to contribute to the development of a human-centred Estonian society, the spread of a creative mindset and the preservation of the Estonian language and culture through education in the fields of music and theatre and the promotion of creative and research work.

The Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre began as a mixed choir of the Estonia Society Musical Department on the eve of World War I. The assembly of the Estonia Society created the Tallinn Higher Music School on November 17, 1918.

Scholarships are available for students at BA and MA levels in the field of Music and Theatre.

Worth of Award

Scholarships will cover the following:

  • EAMT scholarships for non-EU students at BA and MA levels covering 50% of the tuition fee
  • DoRa Plus programme scholarships for all foreign students at MA level awarded for one academic year (350€ per month paid from September to June)
  • Scholarship can be taken in Estonia

Eligibility

Eligibility Requirements for the EAMT scholarships:

BA and MA students, who are non-EU citizens

  • Students who were admitted for the academic year 2017-2018: entrance examination result at least 9 at BA level or at least 4 at MA level
  • Students who were admitted earlier: the last examination result in the main study at least “very good”

Eligibility Requirements for the DoRa Plus scholarships:

  • MA 1st year students, who:
  • Are not Estonian citizens
  • Who do not reside in the Republic of Estonia on the basis of long-term residence permit
  • During the last three years, have not resided in Estonia for a total period exceeding one year
  • Are full-time students
  • Had the entrance examination result at least 4

MA 2nd year students, who:

  • Are not Estonian citizens
  • Who do not reside in the Republic of Estonia on the basis of long-term residence permit
  • During the last three years, have not resided in Estonia for a total period exceeding one year
  • Are full-time students
  • Have completed the 1st year coursework in programme subjects worth at least 54 ECTS credits and with examination result in the main study at least “very good”, in case of cultural management with the average grade at least 3,2
  •  Foreign students are eligible to apply.

Audition Requirements

  • Performers: live performance of at least 2 pieces with total duration of 15 min (the judging panel has the right to interrupt the performance at its own discretion)
  • Other majors: artistic portfolio, including the list of artistic activities within last 2 years, scores, recordings etc.
  • Cultural management: written summary and development plan of the master’s thesis, max 2 pages (font: Times New Roman 12; space: 1.5)

How to Apply

Applications of performers + portfolios of the students of other majors and cultural management should be sent to the coordinator of the DoRa programme Kai Kiiv (kai-at-ema.edu.ee) by October 6, 2017.

Deadline: The application deadline is October 6, 2017.

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