For the second time, Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre has made it to the QS World University Rankings bu Subject, which is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.

“Undoubtedly it reflects the high quality of EAMT and we are content and very happy to have secured our Academy on the world map of the universities,” explains Rector Ivari Ilja. “As the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre aspires to be known for its excellence in teaching and research, it shows that we are on the right path,” he adds.

EAMT, having been the first music university from Baltic states included in the QS list,  is currently holding the position no 51-100 in the category of performing arts among such reputable music academies as Cologne and Munich (Germany), the Royal Academy of Music Aarhus/Aalborg (Denmark), Royal Northern College of Music (UK) and St Petersburg Conservatoire (Russia).

The top three performing arts institutions in 2020 are the The Julliard School (USA), London Royal College of Music (UK) and Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien (Austria) followed by the London Royal Academy of Music (UK), New York University (US) and London Guildhall School of Music and Drama (UK). Helsinki University of the Arts Sibelius Academy (Finland), ranked as 6th in 2018 and 12th in 2019, is currently holding the 13th position.

The QS Rankings are released every year and provide lists of universities based on surveys, diversity, and much more. It is monitored by both partners and students to learn about the nature and capability of universities.

The full list of performing arts universities is available here.