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World music concert in spring 2019
Photo: Natalie Greppi

Apply for MFA Improvisation and World Music

This information concerns the Master Programme in Music, with specialisation in Improvisation an World Music.


All applicants are requested to send in:

  1. Proposal for an independent masters project, 4000–5000 characters long, is required, including title of project, problem statement, method for artistic and/or scientific development/research, and references to related projects.
  2. A live recorded video presentation of your music and yourself as a musician. The video shall contain 15–20 minutes of music.


The following applied to students starting autumn 2022

After reading and listening to the material you have submitted, we invite a limited amount of selected applicants to participate in an interview. This interview will be conducted via Zoom or other digital medium and is mandatory for all selected applicants.

Eligibility and selection

Entry requirements

Bachelor degree of arts in music or equivalent, and musical knowledge and skills that are assessed at the admission test and are the basis for selection. Applicants must prove their knowledge of English: English 6/English B from Swedish Upper Secondary School or the equivalent level of an internationally recognized test, for example TOEFL, IELTS.


Selection of eligible applicants is based upon assessments of submitted portfolios and proposals.

Tuition fees

Students with citizenship in countries not within the EU/EEA, or Switzerland, are required to pay application and tuition fees for university studies in Sweden.