Music | Frequently Asked Questions (F.A.Q.) for prospective students

Below you will find practical information for prospective students. If you do not find the answer to your question, please feel free to contact us by telephone +32 4 222 03 06 or by email

What is the Royal Conservatory of Liège? What programmes are available?

The Royal Conservatory of Liège is part of a network of fifteen art schools in Wallonia-Brussels Federation. We offer innovative packages of undergraduate and postgraduates studies (Bachelor, Master and teacher’s Aggregation) in the field of music and theater. Read more about our music courses on this page.

The Royal Conservatory of Liège is a School of the Arts of the Wallonia-Brussels Federation which offers higher level studies (Bachelors, Masters and Aggregations) in the field of music and theater. Find all of our music studies on this page.

Who teaches at the Royal Conservatory of Liège? How can I contact members of the teaching staff?

Members of  our teaching staff are listed on this page. You can contact them by email with an address structured as follows:

When and how can I apply ?

Read more about the application process, dates of auditions / interviews and the online application form on this page.

What should I do if I have a degree from another country?

Before registering, you must request for academic recognition (equivalence) of your degree from the equivalence service of the Wallonia-Brussels Federation.
Please note that recognition of equivalence of diplomas is not granted automatically. Applications for recognition of equivalence are also subject to the payment of a fee.

How much does it cost to study at the Royal Conservatory of Liège?

Please visit our Registration Fees page.

Can I get funding to study at the Royal Consrevatory of Liège ?

Our Social Council grants financial aid to help students meet their study costs. Two measures are in place : we offer individual scholarships once a year or we help eligible students throughout the academic year to meet some of their study costs (tuition fees, courses-related costs, living costs). A wide range of scholarships and funding opportunities is also available outside the school. For more information, please feel free to contact our Social Council: .

What is the language of instruction at the Royal Conservatory of Liège?

The language of instruction is French. Please note that the school does not offer language courses. However, some teachers might use another language (English, Dutch or German) for one-to-one courses and courses taught in small groups. For more enquiries, please email the teacher responsible for the course you are wondering about.

Where are the courses taking place? How are the main facilities ?

Music courses take place on the Forgeur Campus in the heart of Liège and with easy connections by train, bus or bicycle. The Forgeur site includes six buildings with two auditoriums, a cafeteria, a library, a garden with terrace and many teaching and practice rooms.

Is it possible to use a classroom to practice my instrument?

Unless not used for teaching purposes, all school rooms can be booked by students via our online reservation system. The Conservatory is open all day long on working days to give students the opportunity to practice as often as possible. Please see our  opening times on this page and detailed term dates for academic year on this page.

Does the Conservatory organize concerts ? Has the school established partnerships with other cultural institutions ?

Each year, the Royal Conservatory of Liège organizes around a hundred free events open to everyone (concerts, conferences, masterclasses, etc.) both within and outside the school, as we enjoy educational and cultural collaborations with a wide range of partner institutions. Visit our website, follow us on Facebook and  Instagram or email us ( to know more about all our upcoming events.

Does the Conservatory loan instruments to its students?

The school maintains an extensive collection of over 200 musical instruments . Some of these instruments can be borrowed by students during their schooling.

Is it possible to study abroad during my formative years at the Conservatory?

The Royal Conservatory of Liège develops student mobility programmes with many renowned European partner schools through the Erasmus+ scheme. For more information, please visit our international relations page.