to the Popakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg
University of Popular Music and Music Business
The Popakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg – in Germany, this name stands for quality and competence within the academic education of young musicians and aspiring managers. After more than 50 years of pop culture, we were the first in Germany to offer academic degree programs focusing on popular music and music business. Since its foundation in 2003, the Popakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg has quickly become one of the most renowned names in the German music and media landscape. We have also successfully established ourselves in the higher education sector, as can be seen from our cooperation with German and international educational institutes, as well as the accreditation of our degree programs in 2010.
The Popakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg sees itself not just as an institution of higher education but also as a competence centre for all aspects of the music industry, underpinning this with numerous projects in the areas of European cooperation, regional development and business development. As Germany's unofficial capital of music, Mannheim offers the ideal environment, with its lively cultural scene, active promotion of popular music and institutions such as the Musikpark, a start-up centre for companies, ventures and projects within the music and creative industries.