Master's Degrees

The LISZT UNIVERSITY of Music offers three different Master's programmes:

Master of Music (M.Mus.) - Performance subjects

The University of Music FRANZ LISZT Weimar offers four types of Master of Music degree.

Master of Music in professional performance
(60 CP – 2 terms)

  • Baroque cello
  • Baroque viola
  • Baroque violin
  • Bassoon
  • Cello
  • Choir conducting
  • Clarinet
  • Clavichord
  • Double bass
  • Electric guitar
  • Flute
  • Guitar
  • Harp
  • Harpsichord
  • Horn
  • Jazz
  • Oboe
  • Opera coaching
  • Orchestral conducting
  • Organ (early music)
  • Percussion
  • Recorder
  • Trombone
  • Trumpet
  • Tuba
  • Viola
  • Viola da gamba
  • Violin
  • Voice (jazz)

Master of Music in professional performance
(120 CP – 4 terms)

  • Accompaniment / Vocal coaching (not following a diploma/B.Mus. in the same subject)
  • Baroque cello (only following a diploma/B.Mus. in cello)
  • Baroque viola (only following a diploma/B.Mus. in viola or violin)
  • Baroque violin (only following a diploma/B.Mus. in violin or viola)
  • Choir conducting (not following a diploma/B.Mus. in this subject)
  • Composition
  • Electroacoustic music (not following a B.Mus. in Electroacoustic composition)
  • Historical keyboard instruments (two or three instruments: harpsichord, clavichord, Early Music organ, Hammerclavier)
  • Historical string instruments (two instruments: Baroque violin, Baroque viola, Baroque cello, Viola da gamba, Lirone, Violone)
  • Orchestral conducting (not following a diploma/B.Mus. in the same subject)
  • Voice (opera)

Master of Music in professional performance, with specialisation
(120 CP – 4 terms)

  • Accordion
  • Baroque cello
  • Baroque viola
  • Baroque violin
  • Bassoon
  • Cello
  • Choir conducting
  • Clarinet
  • Composition
  • Double bass
  • Electric guitar
  • Elementary music teaching/rhythm studies
  • Flute
  • Guitar
  • Harp
  • Horn
  • Music theory
  • Oboe
  • Opera coaching
  • Orchestral conducting
  • Percussion
  • Piano
  • Recorder
  • Trombone
  • Trumpet
  • Tuba
  • Viola
  • Viola da gamba
  • Violin
  • Violone
  • Voice (jazz)

Master of Music in two majors
(120 CP – 4 terms)

  • M.Mus. violin, viola, cello, double bass, or harp together with:
    - Instrumental teaching
    - Musicology/Arts management
    - Musicology/Music theory
    - Music theory
  • M.Mus. flute, clarinet, oboe, bassoon, horn, trumpet, trombone, tuba, or percussion together with:
    - Music theory
    - Musicology/Music theory
    - Musicology/Arts management
  • M.Mus. guitar together with:
    - Electric guitar
    - Instrumental teaching
    - Music theory
    - Musicology/Music theory
    - Musicology/Arts management
  • M.Mus. accordion together with:
    - Instrumental teaching
    - Music theory
    - Musicology/Music theory
    - Musicology/Arts management
  • M.Mus. piano together with:
    - Chamber music/Lied performance
    - Instrumental teaching
    - Music theory
    - Musicology/Music theory
    - Musicology/Arts management
  • M.Mus. voice (improvisation) together with:
    - Music theory
    - Musicology/Music theory
    - Musicology/Arts management
  • M.Mus. electric guitar together with:
    - Guitar
    - Music theory
    - Musicology/Music theory
    - Musicology/Arts management
  • M.Mus. music theory together with:
    - any performance major
    - Musicology/Arts management

Master of Education (M.Ed.) - 'Schulmusik'

The University of Music FRANZ LISZT Weimar offers the following Master of Education degree (4 terms):
  • Teaching at Grammar Schools ('Gymnasium'), double major in music (Master of Education)
All instrumental subjects offered by the institution, as well as voice and classroom piano-playing can be elected as core subjects.

Master of Arts (M.A.)

The University of Music FRANZ LISZT Weimar offers the following Master of Arts degrees (4 terms):

Musicology

Arts Management

  • Specialisation in East Central Europe
  • Specialisation in International Arts Management
  • Specialisation in Ethnology / Cultural History
  • Specialisation in Transcultural Music Studies
  • Specialisation in Jazz and Popular Music
  • Specialisation Media Management
Applications for Arts Management are accepted only for winter semesters.