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Bachelor Musik

Bachelor of Music

An eight-semester program for beginning students. Depending on the major field, an artistic and/or artistic-pedagogic profile is offered.

Please note that some information may only be available in German.

Major Fields

BassoonOrchestral Conducting
Choral ConductingOrgan
Clarinet Percussion
Elementary-Level Music EducationSaxophone
French HornTrumpet
Harpsichord and FortepianoViolin
Music TheoryVoice

Minor Fields

Starting in 2019, students enrolled in the artistic and artistic-pedagogic Bachelor can choose Minor-Subjects. After an in-house entry examination, the chosen field is studied additionally to the major field beginning in the third semester. A student typically gains 40 ECTS in their minor field.

The following subjects can be studied as minor fields (field-specific information is only available in german)
Ear Training
Music Physiology
Music Theory

Application Deadlines

Entrance examination for summer semester: 1st December
Entrance examination for winter semester: 1st April
Registration fee: 50 €

Tuition and Fees

enrollment/registration fees and student activity fees

Formal Requirements for the Entrance Examination

  • Completed registration form (PRINTOUT) including supplementary documentation
  • Passport photo
  • Complete curriculum vitae
  • High School diploma (if not in German: certified German translation)
  • For students without university entrance qualification: declaration by applicant confirming willingness to take extra an qualifying examination in addition to the regular entrance examination
  • For FAB applicants: current school certificate stating anticipated high school graduationUniversity/college certificates/diplomas (if not in German: certified German translation)
  • For Bachelor of Music as well as Master of Music applicants who are not German native speakers: certificate language test level B1
  • For minors: statement of consent by legal guardians
  • Proof of payment of 50 EUR registration fee (not applicable for FAB applicants) see bank details on registration form
  • two envelopes addressed to yourself size A4 and C6 plus corresponding International Coupons

Artistic Requirements for the Entrance Examination

  1. Major field examination, Duration: approx. 15 minutes (exceptions: Composition, Conducting):
    As a rule, three or four pieces in various styles and, if required, one etude (e.g. major field Piano: four pieces and one etude). Field-specific information may be found in the appendix to the Matriculation Regulations (download on this page).
    The examination commission selects the pieces to be performed from the applicant’s list of examination pieces. The commission may interrupt the performance of a piece at any time due to time constraints.
  2. Piano as required field, approx. 10 minutes (for students whose major field is not Guitar, Lute, Harpsichord/Fortepiano, or Accordion): Two piano compositions in various styles
  3. Ear training and theory: See
    Practice Theory Test (in German) and
    Melodic Dictation (in German)

Legally binding information can be found in the Matriculation Regulations (download from this page) (in German)

Further Information in German

Study and Examination Regulations for the Bachelor Degree Music (in German)
Supplement for the Study and Examination Regulations for the Bachelor Degree Music (in German)
module manual optional modules (in German)