NORDIC and ERASMUS+ exchange (including Switzerland)

Please read the following information carefully. If you have any questions, you can contact RDAM’s International Office:

International Office
Opening Hours: 10:00 – 14:30
Tel. +45 7226 7269
International Coordinator (Student Mobility): Nynne Giannini



Before Applying

The Royal Danish Academy of Music (RDAM) welcomes applicants for exchange from all higher education institutions at Bachelor or Master's level.

If your institution does not have an exchange agreement with RDAM, please have your local international coordinator contact RDAM’s International Office.

Please also contact your local international office to receive information on the local application procedures and requirements.
RDAM only accepts applicants that have been nominated for exchange by their home institution.

Find a list of our partners here.

NOTE: RDAM does not offer student exchange with all the partners. Please ask your local international office or send an email to

Application Deadline

Deadline: 1 March

Applications are processed as early as possible. RDAM strives to have an answer for all applicants by the end of May.

The result of the assessment is sent directly to both the international coordinator at the applicant's home institution and to the applicant.

Note that the applicant needs to confirm the offer in the online application system. RDAM may withdraw an offer of admission if the applicant fails to confirm the offer within the specified deadline.


Online application

RDAM only accepts applications in the online application system EASY, and does not accept applications through email or regular post.

When applying online, make sure to double check that you have chosen the correct home institution. 

Prepare the following before starting your online application. Your application may be rejected if you fail to provide the required documents and files:

  • List of subjects for the online study plan - see the course catalogue
  • Letter of Motivation
  • Letter of Recommendation -  from main subject teacher or similar
  • Audition Recording
  • Curriculum Vitae

If you are unable to apply to RDAM from your home institution in the online application system, please have your local international coordinator contact RDAM’s International Office at

NOTE: You must select the type of mobility: Erasmus BA (Bachelor), Erasmus MA (Master), Nordplus and Bilateral Agreement (applicable for Swiss and Non-EU applicants). Please contact your local international coordinator if you are in doubt, which one to select.

STUDY PLAN/Learning agreement

You are not required to upload a Learning Agreement in your application. Simply fill in the Study Plan in the online application system.

If you are admitted to RDAM, you must complete a Learning Agreement.
Find more information on how to make your Learning Agreement here.



The audition repertoire is free of choice within the classical western repertoire and should be maximum 15 min.

The recording must be a video recording. Find recommendations for the recording here (youtube).

Editing is only allowed between performances (i.e. between pieces), and the audition must be recorded within six months of submitting your application.

NOTE: If you insert a link to your audition recording(s) in the application, make sure that it is accessible without login and/or password.

Composition applicants must submit the score of one or two composed piece(s) showing both technical and compositional skills.

Tonmeister/Sound Engineer applicants must submit a production, incl. a production plan.



The subjects available to exchange students are listed here.

All subjects are taught in English except the Music Teaching Programme where Danish is required.

Note that RDAM does not offer exchange in the following programmes:

  • Orchestra Conducting
  • Early Music (except Recorder, Harpsicord and Viola da Gamba)

If you have any questions regarding the courses offered, please contact the International Office.


Academic Year

  • Autumn semester: Late August to late December
  • Spring semester: Mid January to late June

 Admitted students will receive the final semester dates in their Acceptance Letter.

Apply online here.