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Modification !


The current epidemiological situation does not permit to hold audition in person.

The personal audition, scheduled for 8th of May has been CANCELLED!


Video audition material is to be sent ! See the details: here (link).

Application deadline: 14 May 2021

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HDU advertises an admission process for international students a dance artist program with a bachelor’s degree in English majoring in classical ballet.

The English-language dance artist’s bachelor’s degree in classical ballet program can be applied for by dancers if

(a) they have the Hungarian baccalaureate (matura) exam or equivalent certificate of higher education studies, they show outstanding talent in dance art and do not turn 20 in the year in which the training starts.

(b) undertake to obtain the baccalaureate (matura) exam in Hungarian public education or to present an equivalent examination for higher education studies at the HDU by the end of the last period of diligence before the end of the semester of their studies at the latest, show outstanding talent in dance art and do not turn 20 in the year in which the training starts.

Applicants over 16
application deadline: 15 April 2021
auditiion: 8 May 2021 – planned as audition in person (if Covid-19 epidemic permits)
practice classes (optional): 6-7 May 2021
Application form

The requirements of the classical ballet practical entrance exam are in Chapters I to VI of the Vaganova Methodology. The selection board shall assess the candidate on the basis of the practice presented during the guided individual/group exercise.

During the entrance exam, it is mandatory to wear:
girls: stockings, ballet dress (sleeveless or short sleeves), soft and pointe shoes, buns.
boys: full ballet dress, or long leg shirt and body-snug jersey, soft ballet shoes.

In case Covid-19 pandemic would not permit to hold auditions live, a video audition material is to be sent by the given deadline.

See the details here.

The sending of the Application form and the audition fee is necessary also in case of video audition.

Application fee: 40 EUR – to be transmitted to

Magyar Táncművészeti Egyetem (Hungarian Dance University)

Bank: Magyar Államkincstár (Hungarian State Treasury)

IBAN: HU 88 1003 2000 0149 3263 0000 0000


Deadline for application:

1.Information on application through the Stipendium Hungaricum programme (Hungarian Government-supported training programme): HDU website link


The HDU may decide to conduct the entrance examination online depending on the pandemia or training in English depending on the country of residence/residence of the interviewe. The latter will be notified to the applicant by 1 April 2021 on an individual basis.

The description of the online exam and its content requirements will be published on website in the same place as this notice by HDU by 1 March 2021 at the latest. In the case of an online entrance exam, the requirements and evaluation, as well as the criteria for admission, shall be the same as the description, requirements and assessment and cost criteria of the examinations conducted with a personal presence.

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