Tuition is 18,800€ (2023*) 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 313,49€ (2022*) in total including a semester ticket for all public transportation within Berlin to be paid to the University.

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
-Contribution to the semester ticket and for the social fund
-Administrative fee of the student body fee for the semester ticket according to Section 18a of the Berlin Higher Education Law (BerlHG). 


* 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 Money paid cannot be refunded under any circumstances, even if the application is withdrawn or rejected.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 


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