Participants who are at a severe economic disadvantage may apply for a partial scholarship
(typically € 100–500), for which some specific criterias have to be met.


In addtition to the normal registration requirements and documents, it is necessary to provide one scholarship recommendation letter written by a renowned professor and/or internationally established musician confirming one's particularly outstanding artistic quality and economic disadvantage.

The application and required documentation for this scholarship must be sent as part of your general online application by 15 April 2018.


Nominations for students at scholarship-partneruniversities

In 2018, isa will once again be making a certain number of scholarships available to selected students from the privileged scholarship partner univerisities /academies listed here.

Belgrade, Bratislava, Brno, Budapest, Bucharest, Cluj Napoca, Iasi, Krakow, Ljubljana, Moscow, Novi Sad, Prague, Riga, Sarajevo, Sofia, St. Petersburg, Tallinn, Tokushima, Vilnius, Warsaw, Zagreb

Scholarship information for nominations

The final decision is up to isa's Artistic Director and may also dependend on the need for certain instruments.


Belgrade University of Arts in Belgrade / Faculty of Music
International Relations Department
Milica Subotić

Bratislava Academy of Performing Arts
Vice Dean for foreign relations and research Katarína Hašková, ArtD.

Brno – Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts
International Relations
Mag. Petra Konarkova

Budapest Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music
International Registrar's Office
Éva Gyöngy Máté

Bucharest National University of Music
International Relations Department
Assoc. Prof. Lucia Costinescu

Cluj-Napoca – Gheorghe Dima Music Academy
Head of International Relations
Lect.univ.dr. Oana Balan

Iaşi George Enescu University of Arts of Iași
International Relations Office
Felicia Balan

KrakowAcademy of Music
International Cooperation Centre
Karolina Jarosz

Ljubljana Academy of Music of the University of Ljubljana
International Relations
Nina Podlipnik

Moscow – Moscow State Conservatory P. I. Tchaikovsky
International Relations Department
Prof. Margarita Karatygina

Novi Sad University of Novi Sad / Academy of Arts
International Relations Office
Petar Bursac

Prague Music and Dance Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague
International Relations Department
Anna Jeníčková

Riga Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music
International Relations Department
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Maija Sipola

Sarajevo – Univerity of Sarajevo / Sarajevo Music Academy
International Relations
Prof. Maja Ackar Zlatarevic

Sofia – National Academy of Music "Prof. Pancho Vladigerov"
International Relations
Petya Kissimova

St. Petersburg Rimsky-Korsakov Saint Petersburg State Conservatory
International Relations Department
Regina Glazuova

Tallinn – Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre
International Relations
Kai Kiiv

Vilnius Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre (LMTA)
International Office
Kristina Valentoniene

Warsaw – Fryderyk Chopin University of Music
International Relations Department
Joanna Wejcman

Zagreb – University of Zagreb / Academy of Music
International Cooperation Department
Prof. Rosanda Bonačić