Eesti Muusika- ja Teatriakadeemia, EMTA
Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre, EAMT
The Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre (EAMT) was founded in 1919. It is a public university-level institution with approximately 750 students. EAMT educates to professional standards performers, composers, musicologists, music teachers, actors, stage directors and dramatists at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Study subjects offered at the Academy include electronic music and cultural management, interdisciplinary subjects at heart: electronic music connects composition with music technology and digital media, cultural management bridges the arts and economics.
The mission of the Academy is to promote creativity and research. To this end it organises concerts, seminars, conferences and performances, together with recordings of student works and performances. EAMT collaborates with national and international educational institutions and cultural organisations and offers student and teacher exchange programmes in Estonia and abroad.
Kungliga Musikhögskolan i Stockholm, KMH
Royal College of Music in Stockholm, KMH
Founded in 1771, the Royal College of Music in Stockholm (Kungl. Musikhögskolan i Stockholm, KMH) is Sweden’s largest higher education music institution. Today KMH is a modern college of approximately 600 full-time students with programmes in performance and music teacher training at undergraduate and postgraduate level.
KMH offers tuition in a broad range of music genres, such as classical, jazz, folk/traditional music as well as specialist fields of study like electroacoustic music, music & media, conducting, composition, music therapy and piano tuning. International cooperation and exchange programmes are an important part of KMH activities, ensuring high quality professional training for the future careers of students as musicians and music teachers.
Conservatoire National Superieur Musique et Danse de Lyon, CNSMDL
National Superior Conservatory of Music and Dance of Lyon
CNSMDL is one of two such public higher education institutions appointed by the French Ministry of Culture. Founded in 1980, with 610 students and 190 teachers, the institution offers emerging artists specialist education in music, dance and music technology.
CNSMDL has an extremely active policy of international exchange and partnerships that manifests in its sixty-strong network of Erasmus partner institutions and in its participation in several other international collaborative projects.
CNSMDL awards qualifications equivalent to Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral degrees.
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 Hamburg’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.