Popakademie
We arepeople who design
the future of music
The Popakademie Baden-Württemberg - University for Music Business, Creative Industries and Popular Music
We arepeople who design
the future of music
The Popakademie Baden-Württemberg - University for Music Business, Creative Industries and Popular Music

Good to see you!

The Popakademie Baden-Württemberg is an higher education institution and competence centre for the music and creative industries and their pop cultural scenes. By focusing its study programmes on popular music, it offers an academic education that is unique in Germany's public university landscape. Numerous successful careers of musicians and creatives have been founded here.

Parallel to its function as a teaching institution, the Popakademie Baden-Württemberg, as a competence centre, realises numerous projects in a regional, national and international context.


© Torsten Redler
15. September 2021

Up-and-coming bands present themselves at SONGS final concert

On Friday, September 17, 2021, the final of SONGS, the songwriting competition of the Popakademie Baden-Württemberg for students, will take place. Special guest at the SpardaWelt Eventcenter in _ _ _
17. September 2021

Bandpool: Apply now!

The Bandpool is the top support program of the Popakademie Baden-Württemberg, in which bands and solo acts from all over Germany are coached and supported over 18 months, during ten workshop _ _ _
10. September 2021

Popacademics once again organize the Ural Music Camp

With their Mannheim-based company OSTAR Music Network, the two pop academics Thomas Woschitz and Stefan Wandel initiate international training programs for creative professionals in music and _ _ _


17. September 2021

Bandpool: Apply now!

The Bandpool is the top support program of the Popakademie Baden-Württemberg, in which bands and solo acts from all over Germany are coached and supported over 18 months, during ten workshop _ _ _
15. September 2021

Up-and-coming bands present themselves at SONGS final concert

On Friday, September 17, 2021, the final of SONGS, the songwriting competition of the Popakademie Baden-Württemberg for students, will take place. Special guest at the SpardaWelt Eventcenter in _ _ _
10. September 2021

Popacademics once again organize the Ural Music Camp

With their Mannheim-based company OSTAR Music Network, the two pop academics Thomas Woschitz and Stefan Wandel initiate international training programs for creative professionals in music and _ _ _
24
Sep
Meet the Mannheimers at Reeperbahnfestival 2021
Finally live again! The Popakademie Baden-Württemberg and NEXT MANNHEIM invite you to the "Meet The Mannheimers - Reception and Showcase" at HÄKKEN in Hamburg. In time-honored tradition, we want to create an evening of encounters and exchange with you on the Reeperbahn. Afterwards, three exclusive Mannheim bands will be live on stage at the showcase.

RECEPTION: from 19:00
SHOWCASE: from 19:30

LINE-UP SHOWCASE:
19:30-20:00 Shelly Phillips
21:00-21:30 Leopold
22:30-23:00 Auckland

To attend our Reception please register here by 09/22/2021:

Please note that you will not be able to attend the Reception without registering. On-site 3G regulations will apply. Please note that we have a very limited number of seats, so register quickly - first come, first serve.
Admission to the showcase is free for all delegates and festival ticket owners, but registration is still required!
05
Oct
"#jewcytalks - Judaism between Hip and Religion"
Popakademie Talk with Ben Salomo and Amnon Seelig.

What role does music play in Judaism inside and outside the prayer room? What forms of discrimination do Jewish musicians experience when they combine and express their Jewish identity and religion with artistic activity? Amnon Seelig (cantor of the Jewish Community Mannheim) and Ben Salomo (rapper and musician) will discuss these and other aspects of the topic "Music in Judaism" in a panel discussion.

Registration for the Popakademie Talks is possible here. Participation is free of charge
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19:00
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