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University of Music and Performing Arts (KUG)
Graz, Austria (Exchange Program) (Outgoing Program)
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|Program Type:||Exchange Program||Language Prerequisite:||German|
|Minimum GPA:||2.5||Academic Area:||Music|
Acceptance to this program requires an application through the Study Abroad Office and the John J. Cali School of Music International Committee and an interview.
The University of Music and Performing Arts (KUG) in Graz, Austria is an exchange partner with MSU. Students of the John J. Cali School of Music may apply to spend a semester or academic year studying at KUG.
With some 2,100 students in Graz and Oberschützen, the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz (KUG) is an internationally renowned place of education - 17 institutes offer highly qualified training for artistic and scientific professions. Owing to its geographic situation it knows to combine perfectly Austrian tradition in music and performing arts with the creative potential of Eastern and Southeastern Europe.
With its consequently realized leitmotif, i.e. "Open for the New by Tradition", its focus on contemporary music and its really unique living symbiosis between the arts and science, KUG has been able to shape its profile among universities in Europe.
The thirteen disciplines, i.e. Stage Design, Performing Arts (Drama), Composition and Theory of Music, Conducting, Voice, Instrumental (Vocal) Teaching, Instrumental Studies, Jazz – the oldest academic place of education in Europe – Church Music, Music Education for Teachers, Electrical Engineering/Audio Engineering (together with the University of Technology Graz), Musicology and Scientific Doctorate Studies (both in cooperation with the University of Graz) concentrate on essentials in the arts and science.
MSU students may apply to take courses in the following fields of study:
For more detail, please read: How to Find Courses at KUG
Language of Instruction
Most classes are taught in German. Some courses and many individual lessons are taught in English. Students should have some proficiency in German when they apply and are recommended to take the Intensive German Language Course offered at Uni-Graz before the start of the first semester.
|Accommodation and Meals
Students will live in a student apartment within the city of Graz. Housing is arranged through an independent agency, Austrian Exchange Service (ÖAD). International students are usually accommodated in dorms, in shared flats together with other students, or in inexpensive apartments. If preferred, a homestay with an Austrian family may be arranged.
|Estimated Program Costs
Through the exchange agreement, MSU students who are accepted to study at KUG will pay MSU tuition and fees to MSU directly while attending the program at KUG. Additional costs to the student include room, board, insurance, airfare and other transportation, and incidentals. Students will also pay the study abroad application fee of $400. The recommended Intensive German Language Course is an additional charge. In most cases, students may use their financial aid.
All music students applying for any study abroad program must first be approved by the International Committee of the John J. Cali School of Music.
Your official study abroad request should include three (3) music department references; one each from
Please complete these forms: KUG Application Form and Reference Form
And submit to:
John J. Cali International Committee
Lori McCann, chair;
David Witten; Marissa Silverman
|For Further Information
Contact Francesca De Ros, Study Abroad Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org
Domenica Dominguez, Director of Study Abroad and International Programs, email@example.com
The Office of International Engagement
Rm. 207, Student Center Annex
Montclair State University
Montclair, NJ, 07043
Front Desk: 973 655 6862
For general questions about Study Abroad, please contact:
|Dates / Deadlines:|
|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|Academic Year||2018-2019||03/01/2018 **||Rolling Admission||TBA||TBA|
|Fall||2018||03/01/2018 **||Rolling Admission||TBA||TBA|
|Spring||2019||10/01/2018 **||Rolling Admission||TBA||TBA|
** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.