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Degree Programmes

Young Talents Programme


  • Rich imaginative movement, the desire to dance, acting talent
  • Above-average flexibility and an athletic body
  • Musicality
  • Ideally, dance basics
  • Very good German language abilities (native speaker level)

The aforementioned four points must be demonstrated in an audition according to the admission policy of the Palucca University of Dance Dresden in order to attend the Talented Youth Advanced Classes.


Admission to study in the Talented Youth Advanced Classes requires that the applicant has completed the 6th year of a secondary school (German Realschule or Gymnasium) and has a special artistic talent as stipulated by German Law §13 Abs.1, 7 SächsHG.

The application for admission must be submitted in writing (application for admission / registration). This must be submitted to the student office by the deadline given for the respective academic year. Please include the following in your application:

  • tabular CV with foto (find a CV example under the section: application form)
  • Certified copies or transcripts of the Year 5 final school report (the Year 6 school report must be handed in later);
  • Recommendation for secondary school ( German Realschule or Gymnasium)
  • Clearance from a medical specialist (sport physician or orthopaedic specialist), which attests to the exceptional capacity needed for admission in the dance course of study as preparation for a career in dance
  • Very good German language abilities (native speaker level)

Enrolment is only possible through an admission process. The simultaneous admission for the same course of studies at multiple art universities is not permitted.

Application fee

To apply a fee about € 30 has to be paid. 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: usage:             7040 00602-1, family name + first name of applicant

2nd line of payment details:                          young talents programme

Semester fees for the young talents programme

A semester fee of € 219.00 has to be paid.

Tuition fees will not be charged for students studying for their first degree. A fee of € 25 will be charged for enrolment or confirmation after the deadline for enrolment or confirmation (§§ 3 (1) and 5 (1) of the fees and payment regulations of the Palucca University of Dance Dresden).


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Application deadline for the year 2019/20

Please apply till 15 December 2018.

Video-Link-Applications have to be send in till 15 February 2019.

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