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Info day Popakademie 2024

Info day at Popakademie

30. January 2024

A day full of music, information and future prospects: on Saturday, February 10, 2024, the Popakademie Baden-Württemberg opens its doors to music enthusiasts. All those who are interested in studying and pursuing a career in popular music and the music and creative industries can get to know the university from 1 pm onwards.
On Thursday, February 08 and Friday, February 09, from 7 pm and Saturday, February 10, at 4 pm and 7 pm, end-of-semester concerts will take place free of charge and open to the public.

"We look forward to welcoming interested visitors to our premises and giving them exciting insights into studying popular music and the music and creative industries. The info day is THE opportunity to get to know our university and the unique range of courses we offer," say the two managing directors Michael Herberger (Business Director) and Derek von Krogh (Artistic Director).

The focus is on the three Bachelor's degree programs Pop Music Design, Music Business and World Music as well as the two Master's degree programs Popular Music and Music & Creative Industries. Course Director Prof. Dr. Alexander Endreß (Music Business B.A.) will provide information about the Bachelor's program in Music Business. The Master's degree programs will be presented by the course directors Prof. Dr. Nina Schneider (Music and Creative Industries M.A.) and Prof. Annette Marquard (Popular Music M.A.). In addition, Business Director Michael Herberger will give a trial lecture and workshops will be offered. For those interested in World Music B.A., Pop Music Design B.A. and Popular Music M.A., major consultation will be offered throughout the day. In addition, students, lecturers and staff from the subject, project and competence areas will be available to answer questions about the course content, give individual advice to those interested and provide practical insights into studying at the Popakademie.

Since 2003, the Popakademie Baden-Württemberg has been the only state higher education institution in Germany to offer courses in the fields of popular music and music and creative industries. With a wide range of study programs and a strong network in the music industry, the Popakademie has been offering the best conditions for a successful career in the music world for 20 years.

A detailed program for the info day can be found here.