The Music, Organ with Related Keyboard Instruments program from the University of Gothenburg focuses on the organ as an instrument for solo repertoire, improvisation and ensemble music. It is organized in cooperation with the organ researchers at Göteborg Organ Art Center. It is also a preparatory course for doctoral studies. The program will give a chance to continue your organ studies at an advanced level, integrated with studies of keyboard instruments traditionally related to organ repertoire and improvisation, such as: piano, fortepiano, harpsichord, harmonium and clavichord.
Gothenburg has an organ and keyboard landscape available to the students that is without peer in Sweden and comparable to the best organ landscape in Europe. Many of these instruments are integrated into daily teaching and practising: the world-famous four-manual North German Baroque organ, the Willis organ fr 1871, both in Örgryte New church, and the French Symphonic organ based on the work of Cavaillé-Coll at the Academy of Music and Drama, among others. The Academy of Music and Drama offers great opportunities for ensemble playing and improvisation.
As a student, you also have regular contact with ongoing research at GOArt and participate in the annual Göteborg International Organ Academy.
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.Book IELTS
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.
Application and tuition fees do not apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students.
A chance to fund your studiesThe University of Gothenburg is convinced that education and research flourish in an international environment. A mixture of students from different cultures enriches the learning environment and the University believes that motivated students should have a chance to study here, even if they dont have the means to cover all costs.There are a number of opportunities to get a scholarship if you apply to the University of Gothenburg. If you are obliged to pay tuition fees in Sweden, you can apply for our scholarship that cover from half, to all of your tuition fees for the entire study programme.There are also scholarship programmes available at bachelor's, master's, PhD and post-doctoral levels, which are administered by the Swedish Institute.
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