Hanns Eisler Academy of Music Rankings

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#7606 of 14,131 In the World
#1691 of 2,785 In Europe
#239 of 369 In Germany
#25 of 46 In Brandenburg
#18 of 36 In Berlin

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Acceptance rate

* The Hanns Eisler Academy 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

Admissions RequirementsEntrance examination and special entrance qualification for each course
Academic CalendarOctober to July (October - February; April-July)


Local studetns c.90 per semester (EUR)

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 Hanns Eisler Academy 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, Jazz and Popular Music, Music, Music Theory and Composition, Musical Instruments, Singing
Konzertexamen Music
Master Conducting, Music, Music Theory and Composition, Musical Instruments, Singing, Theatre

Hanns Eisler Academy of Music alumni

  1. Lothar de Maizière

    Lothar de Maizière
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    1940-.. (age 84)

    Lothar de Maizière is a German Christian Democratic politician. In 1990, he served as the head of the first and only democratically elected government of East Germany, holding this office during the final months before German reunification. Subsequently he briefly served as a minister in the new government of the unified Federal Republic of Germany.

  2. Christian Thielemann

    Christian Thielemann
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    1959-.. (age 65)
    music directorconductor

    Christian Thielemann is a German conductor. He is currently chief conductor of the Staatskapelle Dresden, and the designated Generalmusikdirektor of the Berlin State Opera (Staatsoper Unter den Linden).

  3. Sol Gabetta

    Sol Gabetta
    Born in
    Argentina Flag Argentina
    1981-.. (age 43)
    music teacheruniversity teachercellist

    Sol Gabetta is an Argentine cellist. The daughter of Andrés Gabetta and Irène Timacheff-Gabetta, she has French and Russian ancestry. Her brother Andrés is a baroque violinist.

  4. Jenny Erpenbeck

    Jenny Erpenbeck
    1967-.. (age 57)
    writerdirectortheatrical director

    Jenny Erpenbeck is a German writer and opera director, recipient of the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize.

All 28 notable alumni

Hanns Eisler Academy of Music faculties and divisions

Department/Division : Piano, Composition, Theoretical Studies Music Theory and Composition, Musical Instruments, Musicology
Department/Division : Strings, Harp and Guitar Musical Instruments
Department/Division : Voice, Music Theatre and Stage Direction Music, Singing, Theatre
Department/Division : Wind, Percussion, Conducting Conducting, Musical Instruments
Institute : Jazz Jazz and Popular Music
Institute : Musicians' Health Health Sciences, Music, Physiology
Institute : New Music Music

General information

Alternative names HFM Hanns Eisler
Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler
Founded 1950

Location and contacts

Address Charlottenstrasse 55
Berlin, 10117
City population 3,677,000

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