facebookYou Tubefeedfeedfeed
Deutsche Version

Bachelor of Music

At the Freiburg University of Music, first-year students can complete an 8-semester Bachelor's degree course. Depending on the main subject, the course offers an artistic and/or artistic-pedagogical profile.

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

Major Fields

Here you will find subject-specific information (info sheets, study plans, elective modules) for the individual main subjects.

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

Further Information on the study programme

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)

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 (please stick on the registration form)
  • Complete curriculum vitae (in tabular form) with the essential information about the previous education and, if applicable, artistic activity
  • two envelopes addressed to yourself size A4 and C6 plus corresponding International Coupons
  • Proof of payment of the registration fee of € 50 (not for FAB applications) to the following bank account:
    BW Bank Karlsruhe
    Account holder: LOK BA-WÜ / MHS FR
    Bank code: 600 501 01
    Account number: 749 55301 02
    Reason for payment: 9881663002730, Anmeldegebühr Aufnahmeprüfung (Please indicate!)
    IBAN: EN 02 6005 0101 7495 5301 02
  • 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
  • University/college certificates/diplomas (if not in German: certified German translation)
  • For FAB applicants: current school certificate stating anticipated high school graduation
  • 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

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)
Imprint |