Taste is a negative thing. Genius affirms and always affirms.

Franz Liszt

General information about applications

Please note that the method of the entrance examinations will be hybrid in 2022. Applicants will be able to choose their preferred method for most of the programmes, whether they want to participate online or in person, further information is available now here.

Entrance examinations

when held in person

The entrance examinations for all courses at the Liszt Academy of Music take place at the end of June and at the beginning of July. Applicants are informed about the exact date of their entrance examination during May.
The entrance examinations take place at the Liszt Academy of Music, in Budapest, Hungary. All applicants are required to appear before the Entrance Examination Committee in person for the examinations. Live streaming, video streaming, DVDs, CDs, or any other recordings are not accepted as a substitute. Dictionaries, smartphones and any other study aids cannot be used at written and oral examinations, and applicants caught cheating are immediately failed.



Language of Instruction

Please note that for international students who do not speak Hungarian, only those courses are available in foreign languages (generally in English) that have their entrance examination requirements listed on the English website of the Liszt Academy of Music. Other courses are currently available in Hungarian only.

If you still have questions, the staff at the Study Department will be glad to assist you:



E-mail: international.office[at]lisztacademy.hu
Phone: +36 1 462 4600