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General information

The Jazz-Institute Berlin (JIB) emerged from cooperation between the College of Music “Hanns Eisler” Berlin and Berlin University of the Arts. A new, pioneering institute was created from the recognized jazz departments at each institution, where the Bachelor programme Jazz and the Master's programmes Jazz-Arrangement/-Composition and the European Jazz Master (EUJAM) are offered.

The EUJAM is realized in cooperation with the European universities in Amsterdam/Netherlands: “Jazz Department, Conservatorium van Amsterdam (Amsterdam School of the Arts/CvA)”, Copenhagen/Denmark: “Rhythmic Music Conservatory (RMC)”, Paris/France: “Département Jazz, Conservatoire National Superieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris (CNSMDP)” and Trondheim/Norway: “Department of Music, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)”.  

The Jazz Institute features guest bookings by well-known artists and practical experience in a music scene currently going through a process of change.

Jazzduo mit Saxophon und einem weiteren Instrument
source: UdK-Berlin
Profil einer Sängerin
source: Matthias Heyde
Großaufnahme Saxophon
source: Matthias Heyde
Mann spielt Trompete
source: Matthias Heyde
Ein Jazzensemble
source: Matthias Heyde
Zwei junge Männer spielen Bass und Saxophon
source: Jacek Ruta

Information on application

Application information

Jazz Bachelor

Jazz-Arrangement/ -Composition Master

European Jazz Master (EUJAM)


Study and Examination Regulations [in German]

Studien- und Prüfungsordnungen Bachelor Jazz

Master Jazz Arrangement/ - Komposition (page 81-95)

Zulassungs-, Studien- und Prüfungsordnung EUJAM


Application period:

15 February - 15 March for the winter semester

Master Arrangement/ -Composition:
01 September - 01 October for the summer semester

Master EUJAM:
01 September - 01 October for the winter semester in the following year


Applications can only be created in the application portal within the deadline.

Application portal

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