Music Journalism for Radio, Television and Internet

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Musikjournalismus

FURTHER INFORMATION

 

For any further questions,
please contact the
Institute for Music Journalism | Radio | TV | Internet

Contact
Johannes Forster, Redaktionsleitung

T +49-(0)721-66 29-107
F +49-(0)721-66 29-105

E johannes.forster@hfm-karlsruhe.de

 

Application deadline for the annual entrance exam
15 May

Annual start of the Academic Year for the above courses
Winter semester (October)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Music Journalism for Radio, Television and Internet

In the bachelor's and master's degree programs, the Institute for Music Journalism prepares students to become music journalists mediating threefold electronic media in radio, television, and internet. While the six semester bachelor's degree program primarily teaches basic knowledge of music, journalism, and production technology, the four semester master's degree program focuses on projects and collaborations, especially possibilities of new types of information transfer through media.

The Institute for Music Journalism distinguishes itself from other courses with a similar theme in Germany insofar as it is the only German music academic institution with an FM transmission frequency (104.8 MHz) in addition to web streaming, through which lectures and seminars in the Karlsruhe area, workshops and projects may be broadcast live and pre-produced 45 hours weekly from a dedicated radio broadcasting studio. In addition, students produce television and video contributions, broadcasts and presentation elements in a virtual 3D video production studio, which are then broadcast in cooperation with regional television programs. The high level of practical relevance means that, in addition to the demanding scientific-based training, students acquire a high degree of broadcasting and production technology competence. Graduates become sought-after moderators, contributors, editors, and producers with national and international broadcasters, online editors, media companies, and independent production companies for video and television.

 

Degrees and Study Opportunities

Application modalities

Application for the Bachelor's/Master's program "Music Journalism for Broadcasting and Multimedia" is possible for the winter semester.
The number of study places is limited.

The first step to apply for those interested in the Bachelor/Master program "Music Journalism for Broadcasting and Multimedia" is a completed application form. Here...

Music Journalism for Broadcasting and Multimedia (Bachelor)

In addition, we would like to ask you to apply with the following documents:

  • A written application by mail, which includes the following documents:
  • Completed application form with passport photo (passport photo with name attached).
  • Cover letter
  • curriculum vitae in tabular form
  • letter of motivation (one page)
  • certificates
  • General additional requirements (proof of payment of the processing fee, stamped return envelope)
  • Further information can be found here...

Online applications cannot be processed.
Your application can only be processed if proof of payment of the processing fee is received.

 

Music Journalism for Broadcasting and Multimedia (Master's Degree)

Prerequisites:
Music Journalism for Broadcast and Multimedia (B.A.) or graduate degree, preferably in music, media, or journalism. If a degree in media or journalism, also extensive practical experience in the field of music (several years of instrumental or vocal teaching or equivalent practice); if a degree in music, also extensive practical experience in the field of media or journalism.

In addition, we would like to ask you to apply with the following documents:

  • Completed application form with passport photo (passport photo with name attached).
  • Cover letter
  • curriculum vitae in tabular form
  • Letter of motivation (one page)
  • General additional requirements (proof of payment of the processing fee, stamped return envelope, etc.)
  • Further information can be found here...

In addition, the following documents must be included on DVD / USB stick as a "digital application folder", ideally as a pdf:

  • Table of contents
  • Curriculum vitae in table form (as above)
  • letter of motivation (as above)
  • Proof of artistic ability (e.g. auditions, performances, competition successes...)
  • At least five, maximum ten work samples from the applicant's own artistic or journalistic work (photographs, drawings, compositions, films, radio contributions, digital works, websites, articles...) Submission with reference to an online link is not possible.

Online applications cannot be processed.
Your application can only be processed if proof of payment of the processing fee is received.

Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe
Institut für Musikjournalismus
Am Schloss Gottesaue 7
76131 Karlsruhe
T +49-(0)721-66 29-104
F +49-(0)721-66 29-105
annette.schwab@hfm-karlsruhe.de

When we have received your application documents, you will receive a confirmation from us by e-mail. If we have checked your application documents and they meet the requirements for the study program "Music Journalism for Broadcasting and Multimedia", you will receive an invitation from us to the entrance examination with further information.

Your registration can only be processed if proof of payment of the processing fee is available. 

The complete documents must be sent to the Institute for Music Journalism within the application deadline (15 May of the year).

 

Bachelor's Degree Program

Admission Requirements

  • General qualification for university entrance (Abitur)
  • Passing grade on the entrance exam

 

Final Degree
Bachelor of Music

Standard Course
6 semesters (3 years)

Degree Requirements
180 ECTS points

 

Master's Degree Program

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Music Journalism for Radio and Multimedia or

  • University degree, preferably in the music, music education, or musicology fields

  • Degree holder in another area with practical experience in the media or journalism fields

  • Passing grade on the entrance exam, given annually at the University of Music Karlsruhe

 

Final Degree
Master of Music

Regelstudienzeit
4 semesters (2 years)

Studienumfang
120 ECTS points

 

 

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