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Degree Programmes

Bachelor of Arts – Dance


  • Potential as defined by artistic aptitude, physical suitability, imagination, musicality, coordination and a level in ballet and contemporary equivalent to the students graduating from the Palucca Secondary School.
  • Completed Secondary School Education, such as a Realschule, Gymnasium or equivalent, recognized by the appropriate state authority (according to German law §13 paragraph 1., 7 SächsHSFG) and english language skills (at least B1)

Admission and Enrollment

Admission to the Bachelor of the Arts – Dance programme requires that the applicant possess a secondary school diploma according to German law §13 Abs.1, 7 SächsHSFG such as a Realschule or Gymnasium diploma or an equivalent entrance qualification recognized by the appropriate state authority and that the applicant has an exceptional artistic talent.

The application form and the requested documents must be submitted via mail to the office of student affairs. Please note the application deadlines!

The following must be handed in with the application form:

  • certified copies of the final year 9 school report (the year 10 school leaving certificate must be submitted later) translated into English or German language
  • doctors statement declaring that "the student is suitable for professional dance training, without any restrictions" translated into English or German language
  • tabular curriculum vitae with exact information regarding previous school education (find a CV example under the section application form)
  • when applicable, proof regarding the duration of previous studies as well as grades and/or exam results
  • proof of the payed application fee (receipt of bank account)

Enrolment is only possible through an admission process. The pre-selection test is an initial selection of applicants by the Palucca University, paying particular attention to anatomical and physical characteristics and coordination. For the pre-selection test the applicants need to come to Dresden. After passing the pre-selection test, applicants are invited to the final audition. Here the applicants who have passed the pre-selection test and meet the particular requirements for the study programme are tested. In order to be accepted on a programme, the applicants must pass the final audition.

Video-Link-Applications can only be considered as a pre-selection test and require personal participation in the final audition. If you want to apply via DVD/Video please consider the following aspects:

  • send the filled in application form and the required documents to the office of student affairs
  • your video-application should show your advanced skills: in classical ballet, contemporary/modern dance and improvisation (minimum is the level of our young talents program graduates)
  • the video sholud not be longer than 30 minutes
  • as examples please find the videos on our youtube channel

Application fee

To applicate a fee about € 30 is payable. The fee is due with sending the application documents and will not be refunded.

Please transfer the amount to the following account:

Name of Beneficiary:                                      Hauptkasse Sachsen

Beneficiary's account number-IBAN:           DE 06 8600 0000 0086 0015 19

BIC of the Beneficiary's bank:                        MARK DEF1 860

Beneficiary's bank's name and address:   Deutsche Bundesbank, Karl-Liebknecht-Str. 141 A, 04275 Leipzig

Beneficiary's country:                                      Germany

1st line of payment details:                           7040 00602-1, family name + first name of applicant

2nd line of payment details:                          Bachelor Tanz

semester fees for Bachelor Programme Dance

A semester fee of EUR 270.40 has to be paid by students starting from the semester of the 21st birthday.

The other students need to pay EUR 225.40.


Please find further Informations and frequently asked questions here.


04. May 2019 - 05. May 2019 · Aufnahmeprüfung/final audition Bachelor Tanz
Location: Palucca Hochschule Dresden, Basteiplatz 4, 01277 Dresden

Application Deadline for Wintersemester 2018/19

B.A. Dance (Application for Audition)               1 November 2018 - 15 February 2019

B.A. Dance (Video Link Application)                 1 November 2018 - 31 March 2019                

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