Freiburg Conservatory of Music Rankings

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Ranking Category
#7551 of 14,131 In the World
#1676 of 2,785 In Europe
#229 of 369 In Germany
#33 of 62 In Baden-Wurttemberg
#4 of 6 In Freiburg im Breisgau

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Highest Degree
Acceptance rate

* Freiburg Conservatory of Music 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



The tuition table for Freiburg Conservatory of Music 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
Doctor of Musical Arts 3,000 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 Freiburg Conservatory of Music.

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, Music Education, Music Theory and Composition, Musical Instruments, Singing
Konzertexamen Musical Instruments
Master Conducting, Music, Music Education, Music Theory and Composition, Musical Instruments, Religious Music, Singing
PhD Music, Music Education, Music Theory and Composition, Musicology

Freiburg Conservatory of Music alumni

  1. Fritz Wunderlich

    Fritz Wunderlich
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    1930-1966 (aged 36)
    opera singer

    Friedrich "Fritz" Karl Otto Wunderlich was a German lyric tenor, famed for his singing of the Mozart repertory and various lieder. He died in an accident aged 35.

  2. Daishin Kashimoto

    Daishin Kashimoto
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    1979-.. (age 45)

    Daishin Kashimoto is a Japanese classical violinist. Since 2009, he has been the first concertmaster of the Berlin Philharmonic.

  3. Wolfgang Rihm

    Wolfgang Rihm
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    1952-.. (age 72)
    musicologistcomposeruniversity teacherlibrettist

    Wolfgang Rihm is a German composer and academic teacher. He is musical director of the Institute of New Music and Media at the University of Music Karlsruhe and has been composer in residence at the Lucerne Festival and the Salzburg Festival. He was honoured as Officier of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in 2001. His musical work includes more than 500 works. In 2012, The Guardian wrote: "enormous output and bewildering variety of styles and sounds".

  4. Tabea Zimmermann

    Tabea Zimmermann
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    1966-.. (age 58)
    music teacheruniversity teacherviolist

    Tabea Zimmermann is a German violist who has performed internationally, both as a soloist and a chamber musician. She has been artist in residence of the Concertgebouw Orchestra, the Berlin Philharmonic, and the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra. In 2004, Zimmermann founded the Arcanto Quartet, a string quartet that performed until 2016. Several composers have written music for her, including György Ligeti (the Viola Sonata), and she has made her own version of Bartók's Viola Concerto from the composer's sketches.

All 27 notable alumni

Freiburg Conservatory of Music faculties and divisions

Department/Division : Section 1 Art Therapy, Music, Music Education, Music Theory and Composition, Musicology
Department/Division : Section 2 Musical Instruments
Department/Division : Section 3 Musical Instruments
Department/Division : Section 4 Musical Instruments
Department/Division : Section 5 Opera, Singing
Department/Division : Section 6 Conducting

General information

Alternative names HfM Freiburg
Hochschule für Musik Freiburg
Founded 1946

Location and contacts

Address Schwarzwaldstraße 141
Freiburg, 79095
City population 232,000

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