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  • Master of Music

    Master
    Degree

  • 4 semesters

    Standard period of study (amount)

  • Mainz

    Location

  • May 2024 (Germans and inhabitants)

    May 2024 (EU), May 2024 (Non-EU)
    Please enquire

Overview and admission

Study Type

graduate

Admission semester

Summer and Winter Semester

Area of study

Composition

Focus

Composition, Analysis/Theory, Interdisciplinary academic studies/postgraduate refresher course

Target group

The Master's degree course in Musical Theory seeks to familiarise students with both the historical and systematic aspects of musical theory. Most course graduates subsequently pursue music teaching or academic careers.

Annotation

Applications are submitted via the student registrars office of the University of Mainz \; Registration for the aptitude test at the University of Music. If the Bachelor degree certificate is not available by the application deadline, but at least 135 credit points can be demonstrated: Submit a certificate of study and examinations and the average grade achieved so far. (This certificate must be issued by the relevant higher education, original or officially authenticated copy). After enrolment, the diploma must be submitted. If the degree was obtained abroad: officially authenticated copy of a certificate of recognition (responsible: Student Service - Admission International).

Admission modus

selection by the HEI

Admission requirements (Link)

Admission requirements

Bachelor's degree in Music or Musicology or equivalent degree from a university in Germany or abroad. Pass the aptitude test (see https://www.musik.uni-mainz.de/studium/bewerbung/). knowledge of the English Language For applicants who have not obtained their university entrance qualification at a German-speaking institution or a degree in a German-language course, proof of sufficient German language skills (comparable to level DSH-2) must be provided. Evidence is provided by submitting appropriate test certificates. If this proof is not provided at the latest when the course begins, the admission expires.

Lecture period
  • 15.04.2024 - 20.07.2024
  • 21.10.2024 - 08.02.2025

Application deadlines

Summer semester (2024)
  • Deadlines for International Students from the European Union

    01.10.2024 - 15.11.2024

    Those who have obtained their higher education entrance qualification abroad should have their certificates recognised early on via the Student Services (https://www.studium.uni-mainz.de/anerkennung). The request for recognition should be submitted six to eight weeks before the respective application deadline, as the certificate of recognition must be enclosed with the application.

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

    Expired

    Those who have obtained their higher education entrance qualification abroad should have their certificates recognised early on via the Student Services (www.uni-mainz.de/incoming). The request for recognition should be submitted six to eight weeks before the respective application deadline, as the certificate of recognition must be enclosed with the application.

  • Application deadline for Germans and inhabitants

    01.10.2024 - 15.11.2024

    Participation in the lottery procedure for Master's degree programmes (winter semester 01.08.-31.08; summer semester 01.08.-31.08): https://www.studium.uni-mainz.de/losverfahren Please also note the earlier registration deadlines for the aptitude test in the respective subjects.

  • Enrollment deadline for Germans and foreign students

    15.11.2024 (Universitywide deadline)

Winter semester (2024/2025)
  • Application deadline for Germans and inhabitants

    01.04.2024 - 15.05.2024

    Participation in the lottery procedure for Master's degree programmes (winter semester 01.08.-31.08; summer semester 01.08.-31.08): https://www.studium.uni-mainz.de/losverfahren Please also note the earlier registration deadlines for the aptitude test in the respective subjects.

  • Enrollment deadline for Germans and foreign students

    15.05.2024 (Universitywide deadline)

  • Deadlines for International Students from the European Union

    01.04.2024 - 15.05.2024

    Those who have obtained their higher education entrance qualification abroad should have their certificates recognised early on via the Student Services (https://www.studium.uni-mainz.de/anerkennung). The request for recognition should be submitted six to eight weeks before the respective application deadline, as the certificate of recognition must be enclosed with the application.

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

    01.04.2024 - 15.05.2024

    Those who have obtained their higher education entrance qualification abroad should have their certificates recognised early on via the Student Services (https://www.studium.uni-mainz.de/anerkennung). The request for recognition should be submitted six to eight weeks before the respective application deadline, as the certificate of recognition must be enclosed with the application.

Languages of instruction

Main language

German

Further languages

English

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