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Postgraduate studies: Artistic practice 

After successfully completing your bachelor's degree, you can perfect your skills with a subsequent postgraduate degree and develop them to stage maturity with the help of our professors.

The focus of the programme is on the artistic-practical field. However, the artistic postgraduate programme also covers topics from the fields of music theory, music practice and didactics. In the 2-year postgraduate programme, attractive opportunities for public performances are created for the students.

Postgraduate studies: Artistic and pedagogical practice 

The focus of this postgraduate certificate is on the artistic-pedagogical field. Expand your skills in teaching children, young people, lay people and students through practical offers. At the same time, you will sharpen your profile as an artist with top-class teachers.

Study of Excellence: Artistic Practice

This certificate programme can be completed in It can be followed by a Master of Music or a postgraduate certificate. It corresponds to a traditional master class programme with a strong focus on the main artistic subject for students who show great potential as soloists, orchestral musicians and composers. 

Artistic-pedagogical additional subject

This module can be acquired while studying or working and enables an expansion of artistic-pedagogical skills in one of our Fans in addition to the main compartment itself. Applicants who would like to acquire the additional subject while working will be charged a fee. Please contact us about this. 

Are you interested in our postgraduate programme?

Find out in advance about the offers and possibilities of this degree programme or simply visit us and get a taste of the academy. Get in touch with our teachers and decide whether the Artistic Postgraduate Course is right for you.

This is what your studies look like

Since the requirements of the postgraduate artistic studies are constantly evolving, we also adapt the teaching content to the current necessities.

You will receive main subject tuition from our most renowned professors and a tailor-made supplementary programme with artistic-practical objectives. Due to the individual nature of the programme, it is not open to all instrument groups, so we recommend that you check with the Academy to see if a postgraduate is offered for your instrument.

At a glance

Study location: Darmstadt

Duration of study: 4 semesters

Graduation: Postgraduate Certificate

Language: EN

Start of studies: 1 October

Registration

Registration deadline for the entrance examination: 30 April (winter semester) / 30 November (summer semester) // Please send your registration by post to Wissenschaftsstadt Darmstadt, Akademie für Tonkunst, Berufsakademie, Ludwigshöhstraße 120, 64285 Darmstadt

Entrance examinations for the winter semester 2024/25: are expected to take place from 10 June to 15 June 2024.

Requirements

Completed basic studies (Bachelor) or proof of a comparable degree (e.g. state examination).

Application procedure and subsequent successful completion of our entrance examination.

This is what your studies look like

Since the requirements of the postgraduate artistic studies are constantly evolving, we also adapt the teaching content to the current necessities.

You will receive main subject tuition from our most renowned professors and a tailor-made supplementary programme with artistic-practical objectives. Due to the individual nature of the programme, it is not open to all instrument groups, so we recommend that you check with the Academy to see if a postgraduate is offered for your instrument.

Get to know your professors and lecturers

Any questions? Find out how to study with us

Franca Tonini

Examination Office and Director's Office

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