Admission requirements for doctoral studies

The Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre is announcing admissions for the academic year 2021‒2022.

The application deadline is June 3. Applications should be submitted through the DreamApply system.

Entrance examinations will take place from June 28 until July 1.

Please take note that the number of available study places is quite limited. Additional information can also be found on the admissions section of the EAMT homepage and via e-mail to:

Admission for 2021 doctoral studies shall include following specialties:

Documents required upon applying for the doctoral studies:

  • electronic application
  • 1 photo (electronic form);
  • copy of identity card or passport (including corresponding document's page that carries the personal identification code);
  • copy of document certifying change of name, if the applicant has had a name change;
  • copy of document certifying completion of the previous educational level with a certificate with grades or diploma supplement.

The student candidate should submit to the admissions secretary:

  • Artistic branch (Music and Dramatic Art):
  • a summary of the candidate’s past research and creative activity (CV);
  • a video recording of a performed program of 45-60 minutes in performance specialties, or ca 45 min of music recordings (with sheet music) in composition specialties, or a list of major creative achievements with written sources and/or recordings in dramatic art;
  • a plan of prospective doctoral studies, which should include four concert programs (or other creative tasks depending on specialty), and a research paper proposal on the required form.
  • Academic branch (Musicology):
  • a summary of the candidate’s past research and creative activity (CV);
  • a plan of prospective doctoral studies and a doctoral thesis proposal on the required form.

Consultations for applicants for doctoral studies in music and dramatic art with regard to the preparation of research projects will be held on: the exact dates tbc.

A Doctoral Degree generally takes 4 years to complete.

Additional information:, +372 6675 709

Drama school information:, +372 6272 862