Language Requirements

Language is your success

Language Competence as a Career Opportunity

Learning a language is not only relevant for your academic success, but also a matter of globalization and the related possibility of communication between people of different cultures, backgrounds and interests. It is an important aspect for professional and artistic development. For this, the studies at the Jam Music Lab Private University for Jazz an Popular Music Vienna should prepare and support you in the best possible way.

In order to be able to take up and successfully follow the studies, there are language requirements for the study program which at JAM MUSIC LAB are based on the degree program taken. They are:

  • Bachelor of Music
    level B1 at the admission exam, but at the latest at the end of the 2nd semester

  • Bachelor of Music Education
    level B2 for admission examination, at the latest at the end of the 2nd semester

  • Master of Music
    level B2 for admission examination, but at the latest at the end of the 1st semester

  • Master of Music Education
    level B2 for the admission examination.

The levels refer to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). Find out more at

Details on which documents you can use to prove your knowledge of German can be found here.

If you are unsure whether you meet the language requirements, you can find more information here.

In order to ensure the best possible study conditions and rapid language acquisition for our students, we offer a professional language program in cooperation with the language institute eloquent, which is tailored to the needs of music professionals in terms of time and content. You can find the details here.