Applications are Closed!

Application Requirements

  • Application Form

  • Video recording (max. 15 minutes and to be sent via the application form)

  • Application Fee (50 EUR)

  • Deadline for the Application is 19 July 2021, 11.59 PM.

  • Statement of purpose for the scholarship application

* Ensembles need only submit one application and pay one application fee for the group.

For the acceptance of the applications, 50 Euros of application fee has to be transferred to the bank account below during the application period and the payment receipt has to be send to info@academyfestivalistanbul.com. Any transfer costs (bank commission) that may occur during the bank transfer must be paid by the applicant. Application fee is not included to the participation fee and it is not refundable under any circumstances. Ensembles need only submit one application and pay one application fee for their group. After the evaluations of the applications all the applicants will be informed about all the details and their acceptance as active or passive to the academy by E-mail. 

Participants are obliged to pay a prepayment of EUR 200 for the solo instrument academy and EUR 100 for the chamber music academy between 3-20 August if they are actively accepted (this amount will then be deducted from the participation fee). If not paid, the right to participate will be transferred to the people on the reserve list.

Bank Account Details

TRY Account

IBAN: TR48 0006 2000 3400 0006 2938 45

Garanti Bank Etiler Branch

EUR Account

IBAN: TR86 0006 2000 3030 0009 0774 40

Garanti Bank Boğaziçi University Branch

General Information

Each academy will consist of a maximum of 7 active participants.

Each active participant will receive three lessons in total, as one hour everyday. 

All lessons will be public and be recorded to be shared with the active participants at the end of the academy.

Participants may use the practicing rooms (with piano for pianists) in the venue for free of charge depending on their availability. The system of daily reservation for the practising rooms will be explained at the arrival.

There will be a closing concert at the end of each academy where all the active participants will perform.

It is kindly requested from the participants to organize their travels as one day before the beginning and one day after the end of the academy they will attend.

Participation Fees

For Solo Academies

450 EUR (Only participation to the academy)

600 EUR (450 EUR + 150 EUR for the accommodation incl. breakfast)

For Chamber Music Academy

200 EUR (Only participation to the academy per group member)

350 EUR (200 EUR + 150 EUR for the accommodation incl. breakfast)

Passive Participation for Each Academy

150 EUR (Only participation to the academy)

Please send an e-mail to the address below if you have any further questions regarding the academy:


Academy Festival Istanbul