Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg, HfMT
(Hamburg University of Music and Theatre)
HfMT is one of the leading German universities of music and theatre. It attracts students from all over the world and has become a truly international campus. Intense collaborations with partner universities in Europe and overseas strengthen its international connections. The University's events calendar includes each year more than 300 concerts, opera and theatre performances and academic presentations, demonstrating the vital part played by the institution in Hamburgâ€™s rich cultural life.
HfMT offers a broad range of courses in the field of music: composition, orchestral and choral conducting, instrumental performance and church music, as well as specialist courses such as chamber music, jazz, the Eventim Pop Music Course, elementary music education with music therapy, and music education for schools.
The University's Theatre Academy, founded in 2005, educates opera and theatre directors, dramatists and actors, and offers training in opera and art song.
In response to the new challenges of the music profession the University offers courses in cultural and media management, music education, music therapy and musicology, as well as specialist courses such as computer music and composition with digital media.