There are no limitations against foreign students wishing to study at Prayner Conservatory of Mag. Josef Schmid (private institution with public status):
Short-notice Visa applications for an entrance exam at the Conservatory:
In case you are travelling to us from abroad for an entrance exam und require a Visa at short notice, you can request a written invitation. We will need to receive the following documents (either by email, fax or post):
• A copy of your passport (first page)
• Homeland address
• Indication of the course you wish to study, including a short description of your previous knowledge and experience.
• A suggested time period during which you can come to Vienna to take an entrance exam.
Upon receipt of these documents, we will send a written invitation to your home address / email address and will inform you of the date and time of your entrance exam.
Obtaining a Student Visa for the Conservatory:
The documents which you will need from Conservatory in order to acquire a student visa can be obtained once the entrance exam and enrolment have been completed and we have received the prepayment for 1 semester (= 5 months' worth of tuition plus the registration fee for the current study year).
NB: Both cash payment and bank transfer are accepted. With cash payments we can produce the documents needed for the visa application straight away. With bank transfers we will send the documents needed for the visa application (either by email or by post) after receiving the payment.
Here are the bank details you will need for the payment:
Empfänger (Recipient): Prayner Konservatorium
Geldinstitut (Bank): Bawag P.S.K. (Bank adress: Wiedner Hauptstaße 74, 1040 Vienna)
IBAN: AT37 6000 0000 0756 1023 (Kontonummer (Account Number): 7561023)
BIC: OPSKATWW (Bankleitzahl (Sorting Code): 60.000)
Verwendungszweck (Payment Reference): Name, Date of Birth
The documents which you will need from Prayner Conservatory in order to acquire a student visa can be obtained once the entrance exam and enrolment have been completed and a prepayment of 3 months' worth of tuition fees (including enrolment fee) has been made to us. The application for the student residence permit (student visa) is to be submitted to the Austrian Embassy (Consulate) in your home country. For some countries (e.g. USA, Japan, South Korea), the application can also be submitted in Austria. You can gain further information directly from the Austrian Embassy!
Your studies begin immediately after you have registered. If you have applied for a visa, then your studies will begin as soon as you have arrived in Vienna after obtaining the visa. Please report briefly to the main office before you start your studies!