A primary goal is to develop self-confident actors and strong personalities who are able to fully participate in ideas and decisions throughout all stages of the artistic process.
The following page offers general information about applying to Berlin University of the Arts and the study process here. Among other things, it provides information about the types of course guidance available.
The question of what social, cultural, architectonic, urban spaces we wish to live in – but above all, how we want to live in them, is discussed in diverse and undogmatic ways in the various departments of the study programme.
The study program Art and Media is the only course at the UdK Berlin offering networked artistic teaching in the time-based media. Teachers of various subjects collaborate to offer this special study program, the focus being on interplay between artistic experiment and technical media.
The Master of Arts postgraduate programme, “Art in Context“, is directed towards artists who position their work in correlation to a broader social and institutional context, thereby seeking to develop and realize corresponding artistic concepts, strategies, and approaches.
The artistic training covers all orchestral instruments, piano, organ, plucked string instruments and historical keyboard instruments. This course of study prepares students for a career as orchestral players or possible soloists.
The Berlin Summer University of the Arts is home to a multitude of workshops and courses, incorporating all disciplines of the Berlin University of the Arts (UdK): Performing Arts, Fine Arts, Design and Music, which addresses international artists and creatives as well as advanced students.
Berlin Career College offers continuing education in the inspiring setting of Berlin University of the Arts, with certificate courses in curating, dance teaching and choreography, music physiology, dramatic storytelling, regulative music therapy, and many other subjects.
As well as studies in the history and theory of music and theology, tuition emphasises choral and orchestral conducting, performance and improvisation in organ playing, piano and singing.
Various forms of mass communication – in innumerable formats – struggle for public attention in our media society. Students of “Communication in Social and Economic Contexts” (GWK) learn how to plan communication strategies that can hold their own in face of this competition.
The tradition of the course of study in composition at the Berlin University of the Arts is reflected by many important names: Max Bruch, Engelbert Humperdinck, Franz Schreker, and Paul Hindemith, to name only a few.
UdK Berlin offers a unique studying opportunity for highly gifted aspiring conductors: the Masters in Conducting and the Advanced Professional Training for Conductors.
The Bachelor and Masters courses in Costume Design at the UdK Berlin are among the few of their kind in Europe. Costume Design is telling stories about people. Its focus is on the human, the body, and its appearance.
This study programme focuses on three areas: creative writing for the stage, dramatic practice and analytical dramaturgy. Workshops with acclaimed authors and directors as well as collaborative projects supplement the seminars.
The Master programme is practically orientated and qualifies students for the four main fields of printed media, television, radio and online. The programme comprises workshops, projects and intense individual supervision as well as theoretical seminars and lectures.
The outstanding feature of our three study programmes – the Bachelor programme Dance, Context, Choreography and the Master programmes Solo/Dance/Authorship and Choreography – is their close combination of academic training and professional practice.
As a creative response to social and technological developments, product and fashion design influences every sphere of life. The main object of teaching is the design process – from the initial demand to conception and development, and finally to presentation.
In a unique opportunity in Berlin, the Institute for Artistic Training in Early Music and Historic Performance Practice brings together teachers and students of historical instruments.
The study programme Fine Arts encompasses the fields of painting and free graphic art, sculpture and installation as well as new media.
Guest appearances by well-known artists and practical experience of the changing music scene are characteristic of the study programme.
KlangKunstBühne is a continuing education program offered by Berlin University of the Arts. It is aimed at all artistic disciplines. In courses lasting one week each, participants experience the possibilities of moving beyond the borders of their disciplines.
This in-service Master's programme was initiated in cooperation with the Institute of Electronic Business and the University of St. Gallen. It conveys knowledge in the fields of communication, design, management and leadership.
The study course "Music Education" provides the necessary qualification for these who want to become teacher in music schools, other public institutions and in the private sector.
The interdisciplinary, six-semester Master's programme prepares students for work in music therapy in clinical or rehabilitation practice, or in social or special education.
Teaching focuses on three key subjects: vocal training, dance and acting. Students learn to integrate these three forms of expression with each other fully and develop into outstanding performers and stage personalities.
The study programme Artistic Training/Instruments includes the area of keyboard instruments: piano, organ, organ improvisation and as well historical keyboard instruments.
The piano department at the UdK Berlin has got an almost hundred-fourty-year-old prestigious history. Here you find information about the programme.
The course in sound engineering brings together a wide range of musical and technical aspects. Students learn about music history, theory of musical form, instrumentation and score-reading and study set works and different musical styles.
Sound Studies is a professional qualifying postgraduate course at the Berlin University of the Arts Berlin.
Welcome to the master program Sound Studies and Sonic Arts. We pursue a truly interdisciplinary approach to the world of sound, where theoretical study and creative work interrelate. Think with your ears. Make listening your culture.
This course prepares students for the job of set designer with a focus on the world of theatre. Within the course it is possible to explore the areas of film, video, media, Fine Arts, performance and installation.
Introducing children and young people to art and providing support and encouragement as they develop their artistic abilities is fundamental to the development of their creative personalities.
Introducing children and young people to music and providing support and encouragement as they develop their artistic abilities is fundamental to the development of their creative personalities.
The Theatre Education programme is practice-oriented and job-related. Graduates are qualified to apply for both educational and artistic positions in the theatre.
In the course of study Visual Communication students deal with the planning, realisation and mediation of visual information in two or three dimensions.
The eight-semester Bachelor course covers the basics in vocal training, repertoire, dramatic theory, elocution, Italian, voice physiology, movement, piano, music theory and the history of music. The four-semester Master‘s programmes Opera and Lied/Oratorio/Concert are both practiceoriented.