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Master of Music -

Professionalization of their own art.

The Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln (Cologne University of Music and Dance) offers further education in the field of instrument organ in the Master's program.

If you have any questions about the study program, please contact the responsible contact person(s).

Basic information

Degree Master of Music
Period of study 4 Semester
Course begin Wintersemester
ECTS points 120 Credits
Major subjects Orgel
Continuing study options Concert exam
Impressions from the study program

Applications are submitted online via the muvac platform. All information on the procedure can be found on our application page.

Admission requirement

  • Proof of successful completion of a four-year Bachelor's degree with the artistic main subject for which the application for this Master's program is being made.
  • Students who did not obtain their degree at a German-speaking institution must prove that they have sufficient German language skills (min. level A2 according to the European Framework of Reference).
  • Successfully passed aptitude test

Qualifying examination

The aptitude test consists of an artistic-practical examination in the main subject. For detailed information, please refer to the aptitude test regulations.

The Master of Music Organ program is divided into the following modules:

  1. Core module
  2. Artistic-practical context
  3. Elective module
  4. Master thesis/project

In the first two modules, the program focuses exclusively on deepening skills in the solo instrument. In the elective module there is the possibility to complement the profile from that of the university. The program is completed by the master's thesis/project.


You can find a list of our lecturers on the following page.

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Prof. Dr. Winfried Bönig
Orgel/Liturgisches Orgelspiel
Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln
Unter Krahnenbäumen 87
50668 Köln