University of Music and Theatre Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy Leipzig Rankings

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#5826 of 14,131 In the World
#1428 of 2,785 In Europe
#194 of 369 In Germany
#12 of 19 In Saxony
#5 of 6 In Leipzig

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Acceptance rate

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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 RequirementsYes, based on entrance examinations
Academic CalendarSemesters
Full time employee250
Student:staff ratio4:1

Publications & Citations


University of Music and Theatre Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy Leipzig majors

by publication & citation count

Computer Science
9 / 3
Art & Design
8 / 4
Performing arts
5 / 3
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
5 / 2
5 / 3
Creative Writing
4 / 3
Political Science
3 / 1
Library and Information science
2 / 0
2 / 1
Media Studies
2 / 1
Computational Linguistics
2 / 0
Acoustical Engineering
1 / 11
1 / 1
Singing and Vocal Performance
1 / 0
1 / 1
1 / 0
1 / 11
1 / 11
Art History
1 / 0
1 / 0

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
2012 1 1
2013 1 1
2014 2 2
2015 3 1
2016 1 3
2017 3 2
2018 0 2
2019 0 1
2020 3 1
2021 2 2


Local studetns 111,50 per semester (EUR)

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities +++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences
Languages | Culture | Linguistics
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine
Engineering | IT
Maths | Natural Sciences
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 main Romantic era composers, and his music is part of the standard classical repertoire worldwide. His use and development of Norwegian folk music in his own compositions brought the music of Norway to international consciousness, as well as helping to develop a national identity, much as Jean Sibelius did in Finland and Bedřich Smetana in Bohemia.

  2. Yvonne Catterfeld

    Yvonne Catterfeld
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    1979-.. (age 44)
    actorvoice actorsongwritersingerfilm 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.

  3. Tom Wlaschiha

    Tom Wlaschiha
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    1973-.. (age 50)
    film actorstage actortelevision actordub 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 4 episodes of Jack Ryan.

  4. Ulrich Mühe

    Ulrich Mühe
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    1953-2007 (aged 54)
    film actorstage actortelevision actortheatrical director

    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.

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General info

Alternative names HMT Leipzig
Hochschule für Musik und Theater Leipzig
Founded 1843
Accreditation Sächsisches Staatsministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst

Location and Contacts

Address Grassistrasse 8
Leipzig, Saxony, 04107
City population 597,000
Phone +49 (341) 2144 55
Fax +49 (341) 2144 503

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