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Master Musik

Master of Music

A four-semester program for graduates of a bachelor program.

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

Major Fields

AccordionMusic Theory
Art SongOboe
BassoonOrchestral Conducting
Choral ConductingOrgan
ClarinetOrgan Improvisation
Ear TrainingRecorder
Electronic Media (Composition)Saxophone
Elementary-Level Music Education Trombone
Film MusicTrumpet
French HornViola
GuitarViola da gamba
Harpsichord and FortepianoVioloncello
Historical Performance PracticeVoice
Instrumental Pedagogics (all instruments)Voice for Ensemble Singers

Application Deadlines

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

Tuition and Fees

enrollment/registration fees and student activity fees
Master Degree holders will have to pay  tuition of 500,- EUR per semester for any second or further Master's Degree studies.
(Freiburg University of Music Tuition Fees' Statute )

Formal Requirements for the Entrance Examination

  • Completed registration form (PRINTOUT) including supplementary documentation
  • Passport photo
  • Complete curriculum vitae
  • School and college certificates/diplomas (certified copies and German translation, if applicable)
  • For students without university entrance qualification: declaration by applicant confirming willingness to take extra an qualifying examination in addition to the regular entrance examination
  • foreign-language applicants: certificate of language test (DTZ, Deutschtest für Zuwanderer), Type B1.
  • For minors: statement of consent by legal guardians
  • Proof of payment of 50 EUR registration fee; 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

Major field examinatio:

  • For Voice and instruments generally three or four works in various styles and, in some cases, one etude (15-20 minutes)
     e.g. major field Piano: four works and one etude
  • For Choral Conducting, Elementary-Level Music Education, Film Music, Ear Training, Historical Performance Practice, Composition, Art Song, Music and Movement / Rhythmic Training, Music Theory, and Orchestral Conducting, please refer to the info sheets or the appendix to the Matriculation Regulations.

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.

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

Further Information in German:

Studien- und Prüfungsordnung für den Studiengang Master Musik
Anlage zur Studien- und Prüfungsordnung für den Studiengang Master Musik