Short-notice Visa applications for an entrance exam at the Conservatory:
In case you are travelling to us from abroad for an entrance exam und require a visa at short notice, you can request a written invitation. We will need to receive the following documents (either by email, fax or post):
A copy of your passport (first page)
Filled out and signed form: Anmeldung zur Aufnahmeprüfung
A suggested time period during which you can come to Vienna to take an entrance exam.
Upon receipt of these documents, we will send a written invitation to your home address / email address and will inform you of your entrance exam date.
Obtaining a Student Visa for the Conservatory:
The documents which you will need from Vienna Conservatory in order to acquire a student visa can be obtained once the entrance exam and enrolment have been completed and a prepayment of 3 months worth of tuition fees (included enrolment fee) has been made to us. For most nationalities, the application for the student residence permit (visa) has to be made at the Austrian embassy (consulate) in your home country. For certain nationalities however, e.g. USA, Japan & South Korea, the visa application can be made in Austria. Please contact the Austrian embassy in your home country to check which procedure applies to you!
We are able to provide short-term living arrangements in Vienna for our students. Student flat reservations can only be made in our main office.