Study Programmes

The Institute offers the following courses in English:

  • Intensive Preparatory Courses in the Spring of 2024 for the BA & MA entrance examinations 

  • 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 Study Programme (one year)
    Application deadline: 31 March each year for studies commencing in September.
    The academic year is from September to May.

  • Post-master Course in Advanced Kodály Studies with optional advanced level International Kodály Certificate (IKC: Advanced Kodály Teacher and Certified Kodály Trainer)
    Application deadline: ongoing, by 31 May 2024 the latest

  • 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 will be available on the Seminar's website later soon.

  • International Kodály Certificate - a comprehensive study programme in Musicianship 
    The revised study programme will be relaunched in autumn 2024.
    Application deadline: to be announced in spring 2024

  • Short Courses
    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.

  • Online Classes
    Online classes are offered separately from our BA, MA and non-degree programmes. These online classes are available in the form of live remote sessions in three subjects in the autumn and/or spring semester(s). 

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