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The conservatory is a teaching institution that...

  1. their pupils and students in accordance with the following provisions of this Statute, all other legal provisions and within the scope of the study areas provided for in these Statutes

a) provides instruction that enables them to carry out full-fledged artistic activities or

b) is also dedicated to the cultivation of the art genres corresponding to these fields of study,

The conservatory also has the task of striving to strengthen the moral qualities of the pupils and students.

§2 Teaching tasks and level of education

The conservatory's teaching responsibilities include:

  1. The teaching of practical artistic skills up to the highest level;
  2. the provision of lessons in all theoretical disciplines required for the practice of art;
  3. the development of the intellectual and moral abilities of the pupils and students towards a high ethos of artistic task fulfillment.

§3 General

The fulfillment of the tasks of the Franz Schubert Conservatory takes place in courses that are divided into main and additional subjects (see § 4).

§4 Main and additional subjects

Main and additional subjects are those practical and theoretical courses that pupils and students have to complete based on the study plans and curricula in order to achieve the respective study goals.

§5 Other events

1. Other events are artistic performances such as concerts and theater performances, lectures, discussions and artistic performances with artistic-educational or general cultural topics that are carried out by teachers, students, pupils or guests in addition to the curricular lessons.

2. The aim of such events in accordance with paragraph (1) is to

a) to enable pupils and students to acquire podium experience and thereby deepen their artistic education,

b) present the tasks, intentions and performance of the conservatory to the public in a representative manner and

c) thereby also making a contribution to cultural life.

§6 Fields of study

Fixed (constitutive) fields of study are those that are taught (or at least offered) on a permanent basis.

These are:

  • Music theory and composition
  • Instruments and singing, opera, musical (musical entertainment theater, dance) – classical
  • Jazz theory, composition and arrangement
  • Instruments and vocals – jazz – pop vocals

In the above-mentioned fields of study in accordance with paragraph 1, practical and theoretical supplementary subjects are offered in addition to the main subject of the study plan and curriculum.

§7 Admission to the conservatory, allocation or classification of pupils and students upon entry

  • The basic requirement for admission to the conservatory is completion of the subjects “General Music Theory” and “Aural Training I”. Furthermore, it is necessary that the applicant has the necessary mental and physical fitness.
  • Every new student entering the conservatory is divided into a corresponding field of study during the entrance examination. At the same time, students are classified into the age group corresponding to their level of training.
  • A corresponding school or study book will be issued as confirmation of admission.

§8 Admission requirements for foreign students

All foreign students whose native language is not German must provide valid proof of German language skills at level A 2 by the end of the 2nd semester

It applies to foreign students with visa requirement the following provisions:

After an entrance examination has been taken in advance abroad and the examination protocol from the respective country has been submitted, confirmation of a free study place can be made (study place confirmation).

There will then be another entrance exam or placement test at the Franz Schubert Conservatory. After passing these examinations, the student (in the main subject and the additional subjects) is considered a regular student.

§ 9 School rooms, equipment, teaching materials

  1. The school provider provides the school rooms, teaching materials and other equipment and facilities necessary to achieve the educational goals of the school and to implement the curriculum.
  2. Depending on the material and financial possibilities of the conservatory, the pupils and students must be provided with teaching materials that are divided into the following groups:
    • Teaching instruments
    • Library facility

§10 Structure and organs

The Franz Schubert Conservatory of Music is headed by a headmaster (director). This is used by the school maintainer. He may be identical to this one.

If he is unable to attend, he will be represented by a deputy appointed by the school provider or a department head.

The conservatory is divided into departments so that lessons can be delivered effectively.

§11 Organs

  • The director or his deputy is responsible for the overall management of the conservatory, both in artistic and educational terms and in the administrative area.
  • Further bodies and their tasks are provided for in the institution regulations and examination regulations.


§12 Headmasters and teachers

  • The provisions of Section 5 Paragraphs 1 and 4 of the Private School Act, Federal Law Gazette No. 244/1962 as amended, apply to the headmaster and teachers.
  • The teaching qualification must be proven by a corresponding teaching qualification certificate or a certificate equivalent to this. An artistic diploma from an Austrian music college or a conservatory with public rights is considered to be an equivalent qualification.

In music theory subjects, these requirements can be met by an appropriate

A final certificate from an Austrian university can be replaced.

The teachers' German language skills must correspond to level B 2

§13 School time

  • The provisions of Section I of the School Time Act 1985 apply mutatis mutandis.
  • Lessons are held between 8:15 a.m. and 8:00 p.m.

Implementation regulations

§14 Study plans and curricula

  • The study plans must specify the main and additional subjects for the individual fields of study in accordance with Section III.
  • The curricula must divide the teaching material accordingly for the individual fields of study. 

§15 Examination regulations

The examination regulations must regulate the entire examination system and in particular contain more detailed provisions on:

  1. the forms of examination
  2. the examination dates and admission to the individual examinations
  3. the examination calculations as well as the procedure and criteria for their determination
  4. the announcement of the examination results
  5. the tasks of the examination committees and their chairmen
  6. the consequences of failing exams and the repeatability of exams.

§16 School regulations

The school regulations regulate in particular:

  1. the obligations of the pupils and students
  2. the sanctions for breach of obligations
  3. the use of classrooms and teaching materials
  4. other organizational regulations of the teaching company.

§17 Institutional Regulations

The institution regulations regulate the day-to-day operations of the conservatory and, in particular, contain more detailed provisions on the structure of the conservatory and the tasks of its organs, insofar as this has not already been done within the framework of these statutes.