Study Dance in Germany: 5 Universities with 6 English Degree Programs

All important info for international students in Germany (2024/2025)

Updated: 02-27-2024 | Reading Time: 3 minutes

The study of dancing encompasses a very diverse range of courses and topics, including its specifics practices, performance, choreography and therapy. It provides a transdisciplinary framework for students who intend on challenging their own artistic endeavors within a more academical structure.  Additionally, by learning specific and rigorous methodologies, dance students can also  learn how to situate their own art under the demands a modern job markets tend to offer.

Overview

masters
6

Study Programs in English

universities
5

Universities

ranking
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Universities in International Rankings

Tuition Fees

Minimum:

€ 0 (3 programs for EU citizens/Non-EU)

Maximum:

€ 3,750 per semester (1 program for EU citizens/Non-EU)

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester

between March 15 and January 15

Summer Semester

between April 01 and April 01

View all 6 courses still open for next intake

Top-ranked German Universities in Dance

#77DFG-Ranking
Berlin University of the Arts

public Academy of Fine Arts

No. of Students: approx. 4,100 students

Program Fees: € 0 (per semester)

Humboldt Ranking #97
#191Humboldt Ranking
TH Köln - Cologne University of Applied Sciences

public University of Applied Sciences

No. of Students: approx. 26,000 students

Program Fees: € 2,750 - € 3,750 (per semester)

Tuition Fees

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3 English Degree Programs for Dance in Germany

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Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester 2024/2025

Summer Semester 2024

Winter Semester 2025/2026

Open Programs

Application Modes

Application Modes

0% national admission restriction (national NC)
50% local admission restriction (local NC)
0% no admission restriction
50% no information provided

Application Process

Application Process

83.3% directly at University
16.7% directly at University (incl. VPD from uni-assist)
0% via uni-assist

3 English Degree Programs for Dance in Germany

Language Requirements

IELTS Band

TOEFL Scores

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

3.5 (2 programs )

Minimum:

50 (1 program )

Minimum:

B1 Preliminary (PET) (3 programs )

Maximum:

5.5 (1 program )

Maximum:

72 (1 program )

Maximum:

B1 Preliminary (PET) (3 programs )

IELTS Band

Minimum:

3.5 (2 programs )

Maximum:

5.5 (1 program )

TOEFL Scores

Minimum:

50 (1 program )

Maximum:

72 (1 program )

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

B1 Preliminary (PET) (3 programs )

Maximum:

B1 Preliminary (PET) (3 programs )

2 English Degree Programs for Dance in Germany

Program Features

4-8 semesters

Duration
Online Courses
degree typesDegree Types

Master of Arts

Bachelor of Arts

Beginning

Winter intake

66.7%

Summer intake

16.7%

Winter & Summer intake

16.7%

List of all German Universities offering English-taught Study Programs in Dance

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Berlin University of the Arts

public Academy of Fine Arts · No. of Students: 4,100

Program Fees: € 0

M.A. (Master of Arts)

Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Frankfurt am Main

public University · No. of Students: 950

Program Fees: € 0

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

M.A. (Master of Arts)

ifs Internationale Filmschule Köln

private (state-approved) Academy of Fine Arts · No. of Students: 250

Program Fees: € 2,750 - € 3,750

M.A. (Master of Arts)

Palucca University of Dance Dresden

public Academy of Fine Arts · No. of Students: 200

Program Fees: € 0 - € 495

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

M.A. (Master of Arts)

TH Köln - Cologne University of Applied Sciences

public University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 26,000

Program Fees: € 2,750 - € 3,750

M.A. (Master of Arts)