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Popular Music

Master of Arts

Your music, your style, your career.

The master’s programme in Popular Music is aimed at all university graduates who have practical experience in music at a high level and want to deepen and expand their existing skills. In addition to two artistic concentrations, the master’s degree in Popular Music also offers a music education concentration.

Stylistically, there are no restrictions. Everything is allowed that moves in the context of popular music, for example pop, rock, singer/songwriter, soul, reggae, punk, metal, techno and hip-hop.

Degree: Master of Arts
Type of programme: consecutive
Duration: 4 semesters, 120 ECTS
Instruction language: German (at least level C1 required)
structure of programme: full-time
Application deadline: 30 April
Entrance exam: June 2023
Start: winter semester
Available places: 20
Tuition fees: none
Except for international students and students studying for a second degree.

You're a student from abroad?

You want to study one or two semesters at the Popakademie? Here you will find all the information about our student exchange programs.