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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
major and minor subject
Teaching language
School subject
Teacher relevance
Primary schools, Secondary schools

The degree programme "Music Mediation" 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 major and minor subject Music Mediation you will acquire basic knowledge:

  • in the field of Musicology
  • in the field of Music theory
  • practical Music skills

During your music studies you will receive an overview of music history and deepen your knowledge of the chosen music epochs. The programme also includes an exploration of the music of other cultures. In addition, you will deal with popular forms of music such as jazz, rock and pop music in a close combination of theory and practice.

Music Mediation 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
  • Singing/speech training
  • Instrumental performance
  • Ensemble performance
  • Choir practice
  • Group music making
  • General music theory/professional piano playing
  • Rhythmics, dance and scenic design

Qualification Phase (Second/Third Year)

  • Formenlehre/Musical analysis
  • Music theory/Tonality/Audio training
  • Vocal physiology/Speech training
  • Singing/Speech training
  • Instrumental performance
  • Ensemble performance
  • Choir practice
  • Practical piano playing
  • Choir and ensemble conducting
  • Vocal Ensemble
  • Instrumental ensemble

Three 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
  • Cultural Management


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 Mediation 2012

Master Programmes

After the Bachelor at the University of Erfurt

Master of Education Primary Schools

Master of Education Secondary 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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