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The application period for the winter term 2020 is from February 1 - March 1, 2020. Only during these weeks will you be able to access the application form online and apply for the Sound Studies and Sonic Arts program.

Please create an account and apply online via the UdK Online Application Platform. Be aware: the application system can not handle hotmail, outlook or yahoo email addresses - please use different providers. 

After registration at the online platform you will receive an email with your application number and login data. On the platform you can see whether your formal application documents have been received, if any are missing and your current applicant status. We strongly advise to agree to the online application system updates via email (during sign on) to be notified about your application stuatus, problems and decision! Otherwise you will have to sign in regulary to check.


After submitting the online application you will also need to supply the following documents by post to the address given on the application form. Please send in your printed application form, documents and work samples (dvd, cd, usb, music scores etc.) to our office so they may arrive latest by the last application day (arrival date).

  • Printout of completed application form (available online during the application period in February)
  • uni assist e.V. Preliminary Review Documentation (VPD), (if applicable from phase I)
  • Curriculum vitae in tabular form (in reverse chronological order: education, professional experience with sound, other professional experience, artistic projects, publications, further information)
  • Proof of linguistic ability
  • Record of professional experience and evidence of relevant professional experience in the field of sound
  • University reports and certificates in photocopy
  • Letter of motivation (max. 1 page A4)
  • Work samples (dvd, cd, usb, music scores etc.; no more than 5 samples with a max. total length of 20 min, ordered by importance, most to least; add the following the information: title, genre, length of project, year of creation, context, your role in the project, relation of chosen sample to whole project) 
  • Applicants from the People’s Republic of China must obtain a certificate from the Academic Evaluation Centre (APS) in China. Please see the UdK International Applicants Guide for more information.

For more information on the application process please see HOW TO APPLY



Please send your documents (letters only!) to:

Universität der Künste Berlin
Immatrikulations- und Prüfungsamt
Sound Studies and Sonic Arts
Postfach 120544 
10595 Berlin 


When submitting a portfolio or using a private delivery service please or a service that can not deliver to Postboxes, use the following address:


Freight shipping address

Universität der Künste Berlin
Immatrikulations- und Prüfungsamt
Sound Studies and Sonic Arts
Einsteinufer 43

10587 Berlin


Please be aware, WE WILL IN NO WAY PAY FOR ANY TOLLS. Please make sure your parcel will not be tolled (e.g. no insurance..), otherwise we will have to deny receiving of your parcel.

for more information on the application process please see HOW TO APPLY