To enrol on the Bachelor and Master's degree programmes you must complete the following steps:
The online pre-registration form can be completed by following this link.
Once the online form has been completed, you must print out the pre-registration form (following the instructions on the final screen of the form), date and sign it.
The pre-registration dossier should include the following documents:
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
The application fee of 100 CHF can be paid in any of the following ways:
The complete file should be sent by normal post to the Academic Services Office of the Conservatorio della Svizzera italiana by 31 March, to the following address:
Conservatorio della Svizzera italiana
via Soldino 9
Applications outside of the deadline can only be accepted if there are places available.
Admission exams take place in April at the Conservatorio della Svizzera italiana. Candidates who are considered eligible to sit the admission exam will be informed in good time of the exact date and time of their examination.
Candidates who do not attend the admission examinations without giving sufficient reasons are automatically excluded from the pre-registration process.
Candidates who pass all the admission examinations will receive a letter of admission and a registration confirmation form by ordinary post and by email. This form must be signed and returned to the Academic Services Office of the Conservatorio della Svizzera italiana as instructed in the letter of admission. Once registration has been confirmed, you will officially become a student at the Conservatorio. Registration confirmation is binding.
Note 1 – Candidates who are sitting their diplomas (high school or conservatoire) in the current academic year should attach a self-certification that the qualification will be obtained by the start of the academic year of the programme being applied for.
Note 2 –For admission to the Bachelor of Arts in Music, the Bachelor of Arts in Music and Movement and the Master of Arts in Pedagogy, candidates who are not native speakers of Italian must present a certificate proving that their level of Italian language is at least B2 according to the Common European Framework for Modern Languages. (Celi 3 level, www.cvcl.it).
Students who are native speakers of Italian, French, German or English, or students who can demonstrate a level of B2 language proficiency in one of these languages according to the Common European Framework for Modern Languages, may apply for exemption from this rule. They must, however, demonstrate a sufficient level of knowledge of the Italian language and reach Celi3 level by the end of their first year of study.
Note 3 – Previews are also accepted by e-mail, but the original paper documentation is still required.