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Study Sound 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

Sound is a specialized field focusing on the art and science of audio production and design. This discipline encompasses various aspects of capturing, creating, manipulating, and reproducing sound. Students learn about acoustics, sound engineering, digital audio production, and sound design for various contexts like music, film, theater, and interactive media. The curriculum covers recording techniques, audio editing, sound mixing, and the use of technology in sound production. Skills developed include critical listening, technical proficiency in audio equipment, and creative sound design. Career paths for Sound graduates include roles in music production, sound engineering for film and television, live sound for events, and audio post-production, where they are key in shaping the auditory experience in various media and entertainment industries.

Overview

masters
2

Study Programs in English

universities
3

Universities

ranking
2

Universities in International Rankings

Tuition Fees

Minimum:

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

Maximum:

€ 3,133 per semester (1 program for EU citizens/Non-EU)

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester

between March 01 and May 31

Summer Semester

between and

View all 2 courses still open for next intake

Top-ranked German Universities in Sound

#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

Tuition Fees

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2 English Degree Programs for Sound 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)
100% local admission restriction (local NC)
0% no admission restriction
0% no information provided

Application Process

Application Process

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

Language Requirements

IELTS Band

TOEFL Scores

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

6.5 (1 program )

Minimum:

95 (1 program )

Minimum:

C1 Advanced (CAE) (1 program )

Maximum:

6.5 (1 program )

Maximum:

95 (1 program )

Maximum:

C1 Advanced (CAE) (1 program )

IELTS Band

Minimum:

6.5 (1 program )

Maximum:

6.5 (1 program )

TOEFL Scores

Minimum:

95 (1 program )

Maximum:

95 (1 program )

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

C1 Advanced (CAE) (1 program )

Maximum:

C1 Advanced (CAE) (1 program )

Program Features

4-6 semesters

Duration
Online Courses
degree typesDegree Types

Master of Arts

Beginning

Winter intake

100%

Summer intake

0%

Winter & Summer intake

0%

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

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Berlin University of the Arts

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

Program Fees: € 3,133

M.A. (Master of Arts)

Freie Universität Berlin

public University · No. of Students: 38,000

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)