[Translate to English:] Musik Studiengang Symboldbild
Bachelor programme

Degree Profile

Begin of study
winter semester
6 semester
Academic degree
Bachelor of Arts (B. A.)
full time and part time
Faculty of Education
Tuition fee
semester contribution only
Admission restriction
no restricted admission
Special admission requirements
aptitude test
Dual-subject Bachelor
minor subject
Teaching language
School subject
Teacher relevance
Primary schools

The degree programme "Music Education" is being phased out. Students who apply now will be enrolled in the new degree programme "Music 2021".

Bachelor's programme Music

Course Details

In the subsidiary course of studies in music education you will gain knowledge about:

  • Music history
  • Music epochs
  • Music theory

Based on this, you will analyse sound examples of different musical forms and genres. In your music studies you will deal with the music of other cultures and devote yourself to the popular music forms of jazz, rock and pop music in theory and practice.

Music Education in Detail

Structure of the study programme

The bachelor's degree course at the University of Erfurt comprises a major and a minor subject (two-subject bachelor's degree) as well as the fundamental course of study. It aims to impart specialist content and occupational field orientation as well as interdisciplinary skills. The standard period of study is six semesters.

Orientation Phase (First Year)

  • Introduction to music education
  • Introduction to musicology
  • Introduction to general music teaching
  • Vocals/voice training
  • Instrumental performance
  • Choir practice
  • Group music making
  • Rhythmics, dance and scenic design

Qualification Phase (Second/Third Year)

  • Formenlehre/Musical analysis
  • Music theory/tonality/audio training
  • Vocals/voice training
  • Instrumental performance
  • Choir conducting / Choir practice

Two of the following modules:

  • Music history of the baroque period
  • Music history of the 19th century
  • Popular music in context
  • Non-European music
  • Music as a multimedia medium
  • Midi studio/music production


The major and minor subjects differ in terms of the content and scope of the course. In the major subject a Bachelor thesis is written.

Examinations regulations minor Music Education 2012

Master Programmes

After the Bachelor at the University of Erfurt

Master of Education Primary Schools


It is no longer possible to apply for this degree programme. However, you can apply for the new Bachelor's programme:

Enrol now for Music!

For international students


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