University of Music and Theatre Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy Leipzig Rankings

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Ranking Category
#5702 of 14,131 In the World
#1385 of 2,785 In Europe
#175 of 369 In Germany
#9 of 19 In Saxony
#5 of 6 In Leipzig

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Highest Degree
Acceptance rate

* The University of Music and Theatre Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy Leipzig 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 RequirementsCompetitive admission
Academic CalendarSemesters

Research profile

University of Music and Theatre Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy Leipzig has published 60 scientific papers with 77 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Art & Design, Literature, History, Fashion Design, Computer Science, Political Science, Linguistics, and Engineering.


University of Music and Theatre Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy Leipzig majors

by publication & citation count

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
39 / 77
27 / 24
Art & Design
15 / 59
14 / 59
14 / 59
Fashion Design
13 / 58
Computer Science
11 / 76
Political Science
11 / 23
11 / 24
10 / 68
Environmental Science
9 / 59
Geography and Cartography
8 / 59
8 / 56
8 / 35
Acoustical Engineering
7 / 18
7 / 51
7 / 23
7 / 59
6 / 50
Art History
6 / 18
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
5 / 55
Library and Information science
4 / 8
4 / 0
Social Psychology
4 / 0
4 / 14
4 / 53
4 / 22
4 / 53
4 / 22
Computational Linguistics
4 / 18
3 / 1
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
3 / 6
Human-Computer Interaction
3 / 55
3 / 0
Education Majors
3 / 50
3 / 0
3 / 1
3 / 53
Creative Writing
2 / 3
Data Science
2 / 50

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
2012 1 1
2013 0 1
2014 2 2
2015 3 1
2016 0 3
2017 3 2
2018 2 2
2019 1 1
2020 32 8
2021 3 9
2022 5 38
2023 2 9


Local studetns 111,50 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 University of Music and Theatre Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy Leipzig.

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 Music, Music Education, Theatre
Konzertexamen Musical Instruments
Master Acting, Music, Music Education, Musicology, Theatre
PhD Music Education, Musicology, Theatre
Habilitation Music Education, Musicology, Theatre

University of Music and Theatre Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy Leipzig alumni

  1. Edvard Grieg

    Edvard Grieg
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    1843-1907 (aged 64)

    Edvard Hagerup Grieg was a Norwegian composer and pianist. He is widely considered one of the leading Romantic era composers, and his music is part of the standard classical repertoire worldwide. His use of Norwegian folk music in his own compositions brought the music of Norway to fame, as well as helping to develop a national identity, much as Jean Sibelius did in Finland and Bedřich Smetana in Bohemia.

  2. Tom Wlaschiha

    Tom Wlaschiha
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    1973-.. (age 51)
    stage actortelevision actordub actorfilm actor

    Thomas Wlaschiha is a German actor. Internationally, he is known for his roles as Jaqen H'ghar in the second, fifth and sixth seasons of the TV series Game of Thrones, as well as Sebastian Berger in the TV series Crossing Lines. He also appeared in four episodes of Jack Ryan as Max Schenkel. He plays Dmitri Antonov / "Enzo" in the fourth season of Stranger Things.

  3. Yvonne Catterfeld

    Yvonne Catterfeld
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    1979-.. (age 45)
    songwritersingerfilm actoractorvoice actor

    Yvonne Catterfeld is a German singer, actress, and television personality. Born and raised in Erfurt, Thuringia, she later moved to Leipzig to pursue her career in music. In 2000, she participated in the debut season of the singing competition series Stimme 2000, where she came in second place. Catterfeld subsequently signed a recording deal with Hansa Records, which released her debut single "Bum" in 2001. The same year, she was propelled to stardom when she was cast in a main role in the German soap opera Gute Zeiten, schlechte Zeiten. In 2003, Catterfeld made her musical breakthrough when her fifth single, "Für dich", became an international number-one hit and produced the equally successful album Meine Welt.

  4. Ulrich Mühe

    Ulrich Mühe
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    1953-2007 (aged 54)
    stage actortelevision actortheatrical directorfilm actor

    Friedrich Hans Ulrich Mühe was a German film, television and theatre actor. He played the role of Hauptmann (Captain) Gerd Wiesler in the Oscar-winning film Das Leben der Anderen (The Lives of Others, 2006), for which he received the gold award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role, at the Deutscher Filmpreis (German Film Awards); and the Best Actor Award at the 2006 European Film Awards.

All 100 notable alumni

University of Music and Theatre Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy Leipzig faculties and divisions

Department/Division : Early Music Music
Department/Division : Brass and Woodwind, Drums and Percussion Musical Instruments
Department/Division : Church Music Religious Music
Department/Division : Composition and Harmony, Counterpoint Music Theory and Composition
Department/Division : Conducting and Instrument Accompaniment Conducting
Department/Division : Dramaturgy Theatre
Department/Division : Jazz, Popular Music Jazz and Popular Music
Department/Division : Music Pedagogy Music Education
Department/Division : Musicology Musicology
Department/Division : Piano Musical Instruments
Department/Division : Strings/Harp Musical Instruments
Department/Division : Voice Music Theatre Opera, Singing
Institute : Drama Acting

General information

Alternative names HMT Leipzig
Hochschule für Musik und Theater Leipzig
Founded 1843

Location and contacts

Address Postfach 10 08 09 Grassistraße 8
Leipzig, 04008
City population 625,000

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