Application and Admissions

Applications and Admissions 2022/2023


Please apply for the time of submission of documents HERE

Important when submitting documents:

You must present your passport or identity card (ID), present and provide copies of previous educational credentials, as well as other documents if required by the admission regulations or the requirements for additional examinations. A photo card in the size of 3 x 4 cm must be submitted, for the organization and course of the admission 35-, EUR must be paid to the JVLMA account by bank transfer.

JVLMA properties:

Recipient: Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music
Address: Krišjāņa Barona Street 1, Riga, LV-1050
Registration No .: 90000028796
Account No .: LV97 TREL 9220 0600 0000 0
Beneficiary bank / institution: Treasury

When making a transfer, the following must be indicated in the purpose of payment: 21359, Name Surname, Personal code: 250682-12345, registration fee

Dates of submission of documents and entrance examinations and additional requirements examinations for the academic year 2022/2023 are available HERE

Applications for studies with tuition fee are open for all study programmes specified in the admission regulations. Applications for state-budget funded studies are available for citizens of European Union countries and their family members, citizens of European Economic Area countries and their family members, individuals who have the status of Permanent Resident of European Community, as well as citizens of Swiss Confederation.

Admission regulations for Academic Year 2022/2023

Admission content for Academic Year 2022/2023

  • Admission content for first level professional higher education study programme "Teacher of music, dance, art professional orientation and interest education" and professional bachelor's study programme "Music, drama, dance, visual arts teacher". (Read more)
  • Admission content for professional bachelor's study programmes.
  • Admission content for master's study programmes.
  • Admission content for academic doctor's study programme and Doctoral Thesis Topic Submission Form.

  • Admission content for professional doctor's study programme.

Additional information

  • All applicants must pass entrance examinations regardless of the form of studies (state budget group, self-financed studies, partially self-financed studies, et al.), previous education type (music school, music college, private studies, etc.) or nationality. Successfully passed entrance examinations are a necessary precondition for immatriculation.
  • Applicants are accepted for studies in state budget group in order of competition. Those who do not pass the competition but produce sufficient results in entrance examinations can apply for self-financed studies.
  • Entrance examinations take place annually in late June - beginning of July; immatriculation takes place in late August; registration and study agreements are signed in late August. Academic year begins on September 1.
  • JVLMA does not provide accomodation. Collaboration exists with the Riga Stradiņš University hostel on Hipokrāta Iela 3, where accomodation for JVLMA students may be available upon their requests.
  • JVLMA provides accompanists for applicants that require piano accompaniments for the admission examinations. Please contact Head of the Accompaniment Department, Lecturer Sanita Glazenburga until June 23, 2022 via e-mail - indicating your instrument or voice group. Belated requests for accompanists' services shall not be processed.
  • Important note: if the education documents of the applicant were issued abroad, a certificate from the Academic Information Centre must be added, stating the corresponding level of the document in terms of the Latvian education system. All submitted documents must be in the Latvian language.