Study Programmes

The Institute offers the following courses in English:

FULL-TIME PROGRAMMES:

  • Undergraduate Degree Course: BA in General Music Studies with Kodály Emphasis (three years)
    Application deadline: 31 March the latest for studies commencing in September.
    We encourage you to send in your materials earlier than the final deadline.
    The academic year is from September to June.

  • Graduate Course: MA in Kodály Music Pedagogy (two years)
    Application deadline: 31 March the latest for studies commencing in September. 
    We encourage you to send in your materials earlier than the final deadline.
    The academic year is from September to June.

NON-DEGREE & PREPARATORY COURSES:

OTHER STUDY PROGRAMMES:

  • Student Mentoring Programme (for current students)
    Applications for the programme are ongoing.

  • International Kodály Seminar
    The Seminar is held every summer, usually during the last two weeks of July.
    The next Kodály Seminar is going to be held in Kecskemét between 22 July & 2 August 2024.
    Details are now available on the Seminar's website. Early bird application deadline: 15 April, 2024.
    Final application deadline: 15 June, 2024.

  • International Kodály Certificate 
    The certificate - the Advanced Kodály Teacher and Certified Kodály Trainer - can be obtained through an intense, flexible, two semesters in-person Post-master programme at the Kodály Institute in Kecskemét. The number of students is limited and subject to a prior admission interview and a level checking musicianship test.

  • Short Courses/Masterclasses
    During the academic year the Institute is often asked to organise special short courses for foreign groups of 5-15 participants. These 3-10 day programmes usually include 4-5 hours of lectures, practical lessons and demonstration classes.

The Institute reserves the right to change or amend any of its programmes, requirements for degrees, tuition, fees, etc. from year to year.