Tuition is 18,800€ (2024*) for the whole three-year Sound Studies and Sonic Arts Master's Program, payable in installments. 

Additionally to the tuition, there are semester fees of 118€ (2024*) in total. They are comprised of the following: 

-Contribution to the student services (social contribution to the “Studentenwerk”) under the ordinance on social insurance contribution 
-Student body fee (AStA) 
-Re-registration fee in according to § 2(7)of the Berlin Higher Education Law 

*Tuition and semester fees may be subject to change 

Application fee

Applicants will be charged a fee of 30 euros for the application procedure including admission to all courses of study at the UdK Berlin. Proof of payment of the fee must be submitted with the application documents. 

Please include a copy of the relevant bank statement with  the value date with your formal application documents (in case of transfer from abroad: deposit receipt). Other proofs (like a transfer order) are not accepted. Money paid cannot be refunded under any circumstances, even if the application is withdrawn or rejected. Your application documents will only be admitted to the application and admission procedures when proof is provided that the fee has been paid in full.   

If transferring money from abroad: Please make sure that your bank transfer includes acceptance of all due costs (OUR – sender pays costs). 


Bank Account for application fee 

Kasse der UdK Berlin 
Berliner Volksbank 
IBAN: DE 72 1009 0000 8841 0150 46 

Berliner Volksbank eG 
Budapester Straße 35 
10787 Berlin 

Please indicate the following info in your bank transfer: 35/01036, study program, your full name, applicant‘s number