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UNIVERSITÄT INNSBRUCK, INNSBRUCK Institut für Musikwissenschaft (Institute of Musicology)






Street Address:

Karl-Schönherrstraße 3, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria

Postal Address:

Innrain 52d, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria


+43 512 507-33020


Undergraduate program


Bachelor of Arts. Three years. Music studies include topics of Western historical musicology, popular music, ethnomusicology, harmony and counterpoint, acoustics, aesthetics.


Graduate programs


Master of Arts in Musicology. In historical and comparative musicology, ethnomusicology. Doctor of Philosophy.

Institution Notes:

The full name of this institution is 'Leopold Franzens University'. It can trace its history back to 1669. The Institute of Music Studies was founded in 1926. It has particular strengths in musical iconography, music of the Tyrol and the social history of European dance. There is a collection of recordings of traditional music of central Europe as well as an archive for Tyrolian music history and an archive of musical iconography. The Institute issues several regular musicological publications, including the organ symposium journal. It houses a gamelan Sunda and a small collection of southeast Asian instruments. There are links with the Universities of Music and Dramatic Arts in Vienna, Salzburg and Graz and with the Tiroler Konservatorium in Innsbruck.

Last Updated:

August 2021