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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.


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09. September 2020

Popakademie acts live at this year's Reeperbahn Festival

The audience of this year's Reeperbahn Festival in Hamburg can expect about 600 concerts by international artists. Among them are alumni and students of the Popakademie Baden-Württemberg. _ _ _
10. September 2020

Popakademie graduate with King & Prince at number 1 in Japan

Last week the Japanese band "King & Prince" entered the Japanese charts with their second album "L&" (Johnny's Universe) right after its release at number 1. The album also reached double _ _ _
04. September 2020

Educational music theater project of the Popakademie starts

On Monday, 07. September the final week of the project "Whats up! - Chat Community, Music & Theater" starts at the Johannes Kepler Gemeinschaftsschule in Mannheim. The project is part of the _ _ _


10. September 2020

Popakademie graduate with King & Prince at number 1 in Japan

Last week the Japanese band "King & Prince" entered the Japanese charts with their second album "L&" (Johnny's Universe) right after its release at number 1. The album also reached double _ _ _
09. September 2020

Popakademie acts live at this year's Reeperbahn Festival

The audience of this year's Reeperbahn Festival in Hamburg can expect about 600 concerts by international artists. Among them are alumni and students of the Popakademie Baden-Württemberg. _ _ _
04. September 2020

Educational music theater project of the Popakademie starts

On Monday, 07. September the final week of the project "Whats up! - Chat Community, Music & Theater" starts at the Johannes Kepler Gemeinschaftsschule in Mannheim. The project is part of the _ _ _
25 Sep

26 Sep
Online-Conference Gesellschaft für Popularmusikforschung
On September 25 and 26, the Popakademie in cooperation with the Leuphana University of Lüneburg will host the annual conference of the Gesellschaft für Popularmusikforschung e.V.. The conference will take place as an online conference. The focus is on the examination of power relations and specific threat scenarios or experiences within popular music cultures. Further information can be found in the conference program (only in German).

The conference is free of charge for all interested parties. Registration is requested at the e-mail address gfpm2020@popularmusikforschung.de.
Start
10:00
Online-Veranstaltung
23
Oct
SONGS
Application deadline
Writing songs yourself, tinkering with lyrics, creating compositions - SONGS the songwriting competition in cooperation with the Stiftung Bildung und Soziales of the Sparda-Bank Baden-Württemberg celebrates its fifth birthday and gives young songwriters the chance to be on the big stage with their song again. Join us and apply with your song until October 23rd, 2020.