American Students - Fulbright and DIS

Fulbright and DIS Students

Fulbright Students 

American students at postgraduate level are able to apply for a Fulbright scholarship to support their studies at The Royal Danish Academy of Music. Read more about the scholarship at the website of The Danish-American Fulbright Commission.

DIS - Study Abroad in Scandinavia

DIS is a non-profit study abroad foundation established in Denmark in 1959, with locations in Copenhagen and Stockholm. When enrolled in the DIS- Study Abroad in Scandinavia program, you will have the opportunity to plan a study abroad, which is adapted to U.S. requirements in both academic and artistic disciplines within music, language and cultural studies etc.

American undergraduate students in Music Performance, Composition and Sound Engineering/Music Production studies are able to apply to The Royal Danish Academy of Music.

Depending on level of expertise, the course format may vary and will be coordinated and worked out individually with DIS and the Academy. Students are expected to participate in concerts and performances to the extent offered and possible. 

DIS Courses at RDAM

The study program at RDAM is part time for one semester and is equal to 15 ECTS credits (European Credit Transfer System), or 6 American Credits. One full study year equals to 60 ECTS Credits.

Application Deadlines

  • Autumn Semester: 1st April
  • Spring Semester: 1st October


The application must include the following:
  • Audition Recording - approximately 15 minutes duration*
  • List of Repertoire

*The audition repertoire is free of choice within the classical western repertoire (max. 15 min). Note that applicants to Composition must submit the score of one-two composed piece(s) showing both technical and compositional skills. Tonmeister (Sound Engineer) applicants must submit a production, incl. a production plan.

NOTE: DIS applicants should also apply directly with DIS at RDAM strives to provide the applicant with a quick reply, and strongly advise applicants to apply as early as possible for priority processing.

Online Application Form 

Follow link:

About DIS in Denmark

DIS provides semester, academic year, and summer programs taught in English, and offers high-impact learning experiences for upper-division undergraduate students from distinguished North American colleges and universities. The intellectually challenging curriculum is broad, cutting edge, and enriched by experiential learning components, including faculty-led study tours across Europe. The housing and extracurricular offerings provide students with opportunities for meaningful cultural engagement and personal growth.