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Dreaming of a semester abroad on the stage? Discover our renowned study programs and apply for an exchange study at the Ernst Busch Academy of Theatre Arts

This section provides important information for international exchange students and teachers seeking an ERASMUS+ Mobility at the HfS Ernst Busch. Regular degree applicants, please follow the standard application process and contact the relevant departmental administrators. Additionally, HfS Ernst Busch offers support to international students and applicants with refugee background.

Please check first with your university's Erasmus coordinator to see if your academic department has an exchange agreement with the HfS Ernst Busch.


University of Applied Arts Vienna

The Danish National School of Performing Arts

Stockholm University of the Arts

Oslo National Academy of the Arts

Iceland University of the Arts

Uniarts Helsinki
Academy of Performing Arts in Prague

The Aleksander Zelwerowicz National Academy of Dramatic Art in Warsaw

AST National Academy of Theatre Arts in Kraków

Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre

Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava

National Dance Academy Rome

Ecole supérieure d'Art Dramatique du Théâtre National de Bretagne / The TNB Drama School

Haute école des Arts du Rhin (HEAR) / Strasbourg University of the Arts

Institut International de la Marionnette Charleville-Mézières / International Institute of Puppetry Charleville-Mézières

Escuela Nacional de Arte Teatral in Ciudad de México

Accademia Dimitri - Scuola universitaria professionale della Svizzera italiana

Teaching & Training at the Busch with ERASMUS+

Are you working at one of our partner universities and are interested in a short stay at the Ernst Busch? Contact your university's International Office to learn about the Erasmus+ Staff Training (STT) or Teaching Assignment (STA) Mobilities.



Applicants with a foreign secondary school graduation certificate / Bachelor degree

If you are interested in studying full-time at the Ernst Busch, you must first meet all formal admission requirements. Regardless of the criteria of each degree programme, a good knowledge of German is essential for a successful admission.

To learn more about the selection and application procedures, click here - the information is available in German only:

·  Acting

·  Directing

·  Dramaturgy

·  Contemporary Puppetry

·  Spiel & Objekt

·  Choreography


Dr. Jessica Kregel-Olff


Head of Student Services / International Office

P +49 30 755 417-162

Daniel Llanos


Erasmus+ Project Assistant


Sven Dolinski


International Student Affairs