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Study Music Performance in Germany: 3 Universities with 2 English Degree Programs

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

Updated: 02-28-2024 | Reading Time: 4 minutes

Music Performance is a field dedicated to the art of performing music, encompassing various styles, instruments, and performance settings. This discipline focuses on developing technical proficiency, expressive musicianship, and stage presence. Students engage in intensive practice, ensemble performance, and individual recitals, studying both classical and contemporary repertoire. The curriculum includes musical interpretation, performance techniques, and music theory. Skills developed include instrumental or vocal expertise, stagecraft, and collaborative musicianship. Career paths for Music Performance graduates include professional musicians, solo performers, ensemble or orchestra members, and private music teachers. This field is ideal for those passionate about expressing themselves through the art of musical performance and sharing it with an audience.

Overview

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Study Programs in English

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Universities

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Universities in International Rankings

Tuition Fees

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€ 0 (1 program for EU citizens/Non-EU)

Maximum:

€ 0 per semester (1 program for EU citizens/Non-EU)

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester

between May 31 and May 31

Summer Semester

between and

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Top-ranked German Universities in Music Performance

#74Times Higher Education Ranking
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

public University

No. of Students: approx. 36,000 students

Program Fees: € 0 (per semester)

QS World University Rankings #128
#83Times Higher Education Ranking
Freie Universität Berlin

public University

No. of Students: approx. 38,000 students

Program Fees: € 0 (per semester)

QS World University Rankings #127

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2 English Degree Programs for Music Performance in Germany

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

50% directly at University
0% directly at University (incl. VPD from uni-assist)
50% via uni-assist

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Program Features

4-4 semesters

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degree typesDegree Types

Master of Arts

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Winter intake

50%

Summer intake

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Winter & Summer intake

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

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Freie Universität Berlin

public University · No. of Students: 38,000

Program Fees: € 0

M.A. (Master of Arts)

Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg

public Academy of Fine Arts · No. of Students: 1,400

Program Fees: € 0

M.A. (Master of Arts)

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

public University · No. of Students: 36,000

Program Fees: € 0

M.A. (Master of Arts)