Admissions 2022-2023

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Candidates for the Bachelor or Master courses of the HEMU are subject to an admission competition consisting of an instrumental / vocal test and, for the Bachelor, also a general musical training test.

The deadline to register in the entrance exam is March 1st of every year.

Admissions for 2022-2023 are taking place by video, on an exceptional basis, due to the uncertainty of the evolution of the health situation.

  • Candidates send a video recording when registering. Deadline for submission: 30 March 2022
  • The entrance exams are conducted by video

Please note, the following disciplines, which do not lend themselves to such modalities, take place in person :

• Bachelor
- Jazz (toutes les disciplines)

• Master en Interprétation musicale :
- Orientation Direction d’orchestre
- Orientation Direction d’ensembles d’instruments à vent
- Orientation Accompagnement
- Jazz (toutes les disciplines)

• Master en Interprétation spécialisée :
- Orientation Soliste : uniquement l’épreuve transversale (la 1ère épreuve a lieu par vidéo)

• Master en Pédagogie musicale :
- Orientation Musique à l’école
- Jazz (toutes les disciplines)

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4 FÉVRIER 2022

HEMU is:

  1. An institution that is over 150 years old, rich in excellence, sharing and innovation. A university with 3 profiles – Classical, Jazz and Pop Music – which interact and promote encounters between different styles and aesthetics, in a mutually enriching environment.

  2. Highly qualified and passionate teachers at the service of the students.
    An experienced pedagogical team, attentive to the students' needs, their study projects and career plans.

  3. Varied study programs, based on current European standards, meeting all needs and ideally preparing students for success in the professional world after graduation.
    All the Bachelors and Masters delivered by the HEMU are internationally recognized.

  4. Teaching combining theoretical and practical aspects, in connection with artistic research (presence of a Research Institute), which offers the possibility of developing one's art by accompanying it with a reflection on one's artistic practice.

  5. Exciting artistic and pedagogical projects that allow students to acquire stage experience in a professional context through multiple collaborations with renowned cultural institutions.

  6. Direct access to the professional world: internships in orchestras, in music schools or in public schools for music teaching, tours with alumni ensembles, competitions, scholarships, carte blanche, etc.

  7. A university anchored in the territory, which radiates well beyond regional borders to transmit music to the public who expects it, as well as to those waiting to discover it.

  8. Meetings with artists involved on stages around the world, during masterclasses, workshops, conferences, etc.

  9. Students coming from the four corners of the world, student associations on each site of the HEMU (Lausanne, Valais, Fribourg), welcoming new students in a friendly, supportive and sometimes festive atmosphere!

  10. A unique experience, in a beautiful and stimulating living environment, between lake and mountains, in dynamic and innovative cities and country, where art and culture are omnipresent.


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