Academy of Music and Dance in Cologne Rankings

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Ranking Category
#6515 of 14,131 In the World
#1500 of 2,785 In Europe
#189 of 369 In Germany
#33 of 64 In North Rhine-Westphalia
#7 of 8 In Cologne

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Highest Degree
Acceptance rate

* The Academy of Music and Dance in Cologne is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because the university has programs where applicants only need to meet admission requirements to enroll and don't necessarily compete with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.

Acceptance rate & Admissions


Research profile

Academy of Music and Dance in Cologne has published 16 scientific papers with 7 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Art & Design, Political Science, Aesthetics, Geography and Cartography, Music, Fashion Design, Environmental Science, and Linguistics.


Academy of Music and Dance in Cologne majors

by publication & citation count

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
4 / 0
Art & Design
2 / 5
Political Science
2 / 0
1 / 0
Geography and Cartography
1 / 5
1 / 5
Fashion Design
1 / 0
Environmental Science
1 / 5
1 / 0

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
2014 1 1
2015 1 1
2016 1 0
2017 2 3
2018 2 2
2019 2 1
2020 2 8
2021 2 11


The tuition table for Academy of Music and Dance in Cologne gives an overview of costs but prices are approximate and subject to change and don't include accommodation, textbooks, or living expenses. The costs of programs might differ significantly for local and international students. The only source of truth for current numbers is the university's official website.

Program Tuition Cost (EUR)
Bachelor of Music 1,500 per semester
Master of Music 2,000 per semester
Dance 1,200 per semester
Preparatory Course 1,000 per semester

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by Academy of Music and Dance in Cologne.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design Yes Yes Yes
Biology No No No
Business No No No
Chemistry No No No
Computer Science No No No
Economics No No No
Engineering No No No
Environmental Science No No No
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences No No No
Mathematics No No No
Medicine No No No
Physics No No No
Psychology No No No
Bachelor's Degree Conducting, Dance, Jazz and Popular Music, Music, Music Education, Musical Instruments, Religious Music, Singing
Konzertexamen Musical Instruments, Singing
Master Conducting, Dance, Jazz and Popular Music, Music, Music Education, Music Theory and Composition, Musical Instruments, Musicology, Opera, Religious Music, Singing
PhD Art Therapy, Dance, Music Education, Musicology

Academy of Music and Dance in Cologne alumni

  1. Karlheinz Stockhausen

    Karlheinz Stockhausen
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    1928-2007 (aged 79)
    Enrolled in the Academy of Music and Dance in Cologne
    Studied in 1947-1951
    university teachercomposermusic teachermusic theoristmusician

    Karlheinz Stockhausen was a German composer, widely acknowledged by critics as one of the most important but also controversial composers of the 20th and early 21st centuries. He is known for his groundbreaking work in electronic music, having been called the "father of electronic music", for introducing controlled chance (aleatory techniques) into serial composition, and for musical spatialization.

  2. Engelbert Humperdinck

    Engelbert Humperdinck
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    1854-1921 (aged 67)
    music criticlibrettistconductorcomposermusicologist

    Engelbert Humperdinck was a German composer. He is known widely for his opera Hansel and Gretel (1893).

  3. Christoph Eschenbach

    Christoph Eschenbach
    Born in
    Poland Flag Poland
    1940-.. (age 84)

    Christoph Eschenbach is a German pianist and conductor.

  4. Sayaka Shoji

    Sayaka Shoji
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    1983-.. (age 41)

    Sayaka Shoji is a Japanese classical violinist. She was the first Japanese and youngest winner at the Paganini Competition in Genoa in 1999.

All 54 notable alumni

Academy of Music and Dance in Cologne faculties and divisions

Department/Division : 1 - Composition, Keyboard, Music Theory, Ear Training, Plucked Instruments, Institute for New Music, Electronic Composition Jazz and Popular Music, Music Theory and Composition, Musical Instruments
Department/Division : 2 - Strings, Orchestral Conducting, Institute for Early Music Conducting, Music, Musical Instruments
Department/Division : 3 - Wind Instruments, Percussion, Harp Musical Instruments
Department/Division : 4 - Singing, Musical Theater Music, Singing, Theatre
Department/Division : 5 - Musicology, Music Education, Church Music, Choral Conducting Conducting, Music Education, Musicology, Religious Music
Department/Division : 6 - Jazz / Pop Jazz and Popular Music

General information

Alternative names HfMT Köln
Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln
Founded 1925

Location and contacts

Address Unter Krahnenbäumen 87
Köln, Nordrhein-Westfalen, 50668
City population 1,073,000

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