About this course
The course deals with the theoretical foundations of the historical manifestations and the different modes of action of music. Music is not understood as something timeless and unbound, but interpreted against the background of their formation and in a larger cultural and social context. Thematically, this means a focus on music history with changing topics from the Middle Ages to the 21st Century and a focus on art music. However, subjects which include those in the field of popular music, Systematic Musicology (eg acoustics) and ethnomusicology are offered regularly.
In Musicology students to gain the basic skills of scientific appropriation and reflection. Graduates offer job career opportunities in the music and media industries as well as in cultural administrations . Be due to a variety of factors constantly changing music and media market has a high demand for people who watch professional, communicate , and can give advice impulses.
Admission requirement into the program would include:
- school-leaving certificates (in the original language and an official, certified copy in German translated by a sworn translator; English and French certificates do not need to be translated)
- proof of previous study credits (in the original language and an official, certified copy in German translated by a sworn translator; English and French certificates do not need to be translated)
- DSH certificate (= German language university entrance exam for foreign students) (DSH 2 or 3) or a comparable language proficiency certificate
- If you have already begun to study in Germany, please submit the current certificate of enrolment (= Studienbescheinigung) from your university / college, showing subject(s) studied, intended degree and number of semesters studied.