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ROYAL ACADEMY OF MUSIC (Det Jyske Musikkonservatorium), AARHUS/AALBORG






Street Address:

Aarhus: Skovgaardsgade 2C, 8000, Aarhus, Denmark Aarlborg: House of Music, Musikkens Plads 1, 9000 Aalborg, Denmark


Undergraduate program


Bachelor of Music. Specialisation in classical music, jazz/popular music, electronic music. Studies include performance, composition/songwriting, choral conducting, rhythmic movement, music history, pedagogy, music education for teaching in schools.


Graduate program


Master of Music. In performance, opera performance, orchestral performance, choral conducting, musicology, electronic composition, music education, church music, music entrepreneurship. Master of Global Music (GLOMAS). In conjunction with the Royal College of Music (Stockholm) and the Sibelius Academy (Helsinki). A study of a foreign or minority musical culture. Fieldwork is required. Nordic Performance Master in Jazz. In conjunction with the Royal College of Music (Stockholm) and the Sibelius Academy (Helsinki). Sino-Euro Opera Orchestra Academy. In collaboration with Peking University Opera Academy.


Other programs


Diploma in Jazz/pop Drum and Dance. Diploma/Professional Master in Church Music. Professional Master in Innovative Choir Leading.

Institution Notes:

In 2010 the Royal Academy of Music in Aarhus amalgamated with the Academy of Music in Aalborg to form the Royal Academy of Music Aarhus/Aalborg with campuses in both cities. It is a state-supported institution operating under the auspices of the Danish Ministry of Culture. There are three main lines of study - classical music, jazz/popular music and electronic music. The Academy has several fine performing spaces and a well-equipped suite of recording studios. It houses a large collection of classical period instruments. Language of instruction is Danish. In 1993 the Danish Institute of Electroacoustic Music became part of the Royal Academy. It is located in the Aarhus Concert Hall. An active member of the Association Européenne des Conservatoires, Académies de Musique et Musikhochschulen.

Last Updated:

September 2021