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NIEDERSACHSEN (LOWER SAXONY)
Universitätsplatz 1, 31141 Hildesheim, Germany
+49 5121 883-701
Bachelor of Arts. Three years. Studies include performance (classical, jazz/rock/pop, gamelan, tabla and sitar performance, African instruments), composition, musicology, world music. The Bachelor program in music education needs to be followed by a Master of Education course before the qualification for teaching in schools is obtained.
Master of Arts. In musicology. Master of Education. In music education. Gives the qualification for teaching music in schools. Doctor of Philosophy.
The University can trace its history back to 1946 and gained its current name and status in 1989. There is a Centre for World Music that offers workshops and performance tuition on non-Western instruments and organises a regular summer school. It holds an extensive sound archive and is an autonomous institution of the university, working closely with the Department of Music and Musicology. It owns a gamelan.