Admission to the Master's degree program Educational Science in Music takes place in a two-stage process. The program is aimed at students who have obtained a first university degree and professional qualification in the social sciences, liberal arts or music or who have passed a state examination in teaching (preferably music teaching) or who have obtained a first professional qualification in some other subject and are musically active and wish to study Music Education as an academic discipline.
Written applications will be accepted between February 1 and June 1 for the following winter semester.
Applicants do not have to present a graduation certificate from their previous program by the closing date for applications. They should, however, provide proof that they have already earned at least 150 credit points and they must present the graduation certificate by the beginning of the winter semester.
A knowledge of English is essential to to be able successfully complete the degree program. Foreign applicants must also furnish proof that they have a sufficient knowledge of German. This proof can be furnished exclusively in the form of the language certificates specified in the “Notes on the application procedure” document.
Beside the documents specified in the “Notes on the application procedure” document, applicants for the Master's degree in Music Education must submit the following:
Please submit your documents by June 1 at the latest (the postmark determines whether the deadline has been met) if you wish to commence the program the following winter semester to the address specified in the “Notes on the application procedure” document. Please also send your application in parallel by e-mail to the program director Professor Dr. Maria Spychiger (maria.spychiger(at)hfmdk-frankfurt.de). Applicants who have submitted a complete application dossier will be invited to an interview to determine whether they are suitable.
The university will determine whether the applicant is suitable for the program during a discussion of the applicant's essay outlining his/her musical biography. The discussion will take place between the applicant, the program director and a further person from the field of music education as an observer. The applicant will be informed by e-mail of the exact date of the interview by the end of June following the application deadline. The interview will take place at the end of July or the beginning of August.
Room C 103
Room C 103