The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music is an international study programme which is concluded by internationally acknowledged exams. It is not only a great motivation for students to practice, but most international primary and secondary schools require this Certificate from those students who would like to join their school orchestras. The ABRSM system is common in most European countries.

Students will receive an internationally acknowledged certificate issued by the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music. The practical instrumental exam takes place in the Czech Republic in the end of May beginning of April. The musical theory exam is given three times a year.

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For details concerning the various instruments and music theory, click here.

The application process in 2020

  1. The application must be submitted by one of the parents of the student applying for the ABRSM Exam, by e-mail, subject ABRSM. An application submitted by phone or by a teacher will not be accepted.

    • E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


    Upon receiving your Application Form, the ISMFA will respond with all of the details concerning the exam and payment. Please note that any application forms and payments received after the last date of entry will not be accepted.

  2. ABRSM Exams in 2020


    Examination date 2019

    Deadline for Entry



    May/June 2020

    Friday, 24/1 2020


    Theory of Music

    Saturday 13/6 2020

    Frisday, 24/1 2020


    Tuesday, 10/11 2020 Monday, 31/8 2020
  3. Candidates for Practical Grades 6, 7 and 8 must have passed the Associated Board Theory Grade 5.
  4. Study Materials: all study materials can be purchased at www.abrsm.org, located at Rybná 29, Prague 1.
  5. Exam fees are available here. (Administration fee for non-ISMFA students: 300,-CZK + VAT). Exam fee is not refundable.
Practical Exam Price CZK*
  Grade 1 2.560,-
  Grade 2 2.870,-
  Grade 3 3.010,-
  Grade 4 3.500,-
  Grade 5 3.560,-
  Grade 6 4.070,-
  Grade 7 4.750,-
  Grade 8 5.520,-
Preparatory Test   2090,-
Theory Exam Price CZK*
  Grade 1 1.710,-
  Grade 2 1.770,-
  Grade 3 1.860,-
  Grade 4 2.070,-
  Grade 5 2.150,-
  Grade 6 2.410,-
  Grade 7 2.530,-
  Grade 8 2.620,-

*+ 21% VAT

If you have any questions please, do not hesitate to contact Mrs. Andrea Vlachová: +420 731 445 211, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. who is responsible for the ABRSM Exams of ISMFA students.