Berlin University of the Arts

Berlin University of the Arts, Universität der Künste Berlin, is the place to study for those with talent. Why do some of the most talented study here? Because it just happens to be the largest in Europe and one of the most versatile in the world. Not only is the traditional education here top notch, but also innovation. Neither ever escapes its colleges of Music, Fine Arts, Performing Arts, Architecture, Media and Design.

Berlin University of the Arts: A Rarity

This university captures the full spectrum of the arts and related studies in more than 70 degree programmes. Some of these programmes offer doctoral and post-doctoral qualifications. Berlin University of the Arts is also one of the few art schools in Germany with full university status. Furthermore, most of art and music teachers in Berlin are graduates of Berlin University of the Arts, the only university in the region where a teaching qualification on these subjects can be obtained.

The Faculty of Music offers degree programmes on orchestral instruments, conducting, composition, church music, sound engineering, jazz, musicology, music education and more. Some of the degree programmes at the Faculty of Performing Arts are Singing, Drama, Stage Design, Costume Design, Scenic Writing and Dance. Berlin Career College, on the other hand, offers the following further education courses among others:

  • Art in Context, Cultural Journalism
  • Leadership in Digital Communication
  • Sound Studies
  • Theatre in Education
  • Music Therapy

The university lists “special talent” as one of its admission requirements. Considering that Günter Grass was among its famous alumni, one can be sure that admission is a goal that requires hard work.

If you are interested to study at Berlin University of the Arts, here is the link to their official website. However, if you would like your German to match your artistic talent, here are some very creative and inspiring German courses.