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Musical Education and Teaching Music in Social Work

dual system, including practical semester, full time

  • Bachelor of Arts


  • 9 trimesters

    Standard period of study (amount)

  • Potsdam


  • expired (Germans and inhabitants)

    expired (EU), expired (Non-EU)

Overview and admission

Study Type


Admission semester

Admission only in the winter trimester

Area of study
Social Work

Students acquire skills in different approaches to Music Education / Didactics, Musicology, Psychology and Sociology. The expansion of practical music skills on traditional and innovative instruments as well as in singing is the focus of artistic training. The course begins on the first of September. The degree course is on three days at the university and two days in a self-chosen practice or training facility.

Admission modus

open admission

Admission requirements (Link)

Admission requirements

Aptitude test Training agreement/work placement agreement: A work placement in a social institution is part of the dual degree course. Applicants are responsible for applying for a work placement and signing a training agreement with the corresponding institution. When all application documents have been submitted, by the latest once applicants have passed the aptitude test, Fachhochschule Clara Hoffbauer Potsdam - University of Applied Sciences will help applicants to find a work placement.

Lecture period
01.09.2021 - 31.12.2021

Application deadlines

Winter semester (2021/2022)
  • Application deadline for Germans and inhabitants

    Expired (Universitywide deadline)

  • Deadlines for International Students from the European Union

    Expired (Universitywide deadline)

    No separate deadline. Applications via uni-assist, by February 15.

  • Deadlines for international students from countries that are not members of the European Union

    Expired (Universitywide deadline)

    No separate deadline. Applications via uni-assist, by August 15.

  • Enrollment deadline for Germans and foreign students

    Expired (Universitywide deadline)

Tuition fee


520.00 EUR / Month

Fees (Link)

As part of the integrated degree programme students work in a social institution which has mandatory social security contributions as part of the employment relationship. Students can generally cover the costs of the degree from their wages.

Languages of instruction

Main language


Student advisory service

Hermannswerder 7
University Office

Frau Anja Zühlke

0331 / 2313 439