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Institute for Music and Media (IMM)

The Institute for Music and Media offers an unparalleled environment to combine artistic, scientific, and technical interests on a high level. Its diverse range of studies allows students to follow their unique professional development.

Degree programs
Music and Media, Bachelor of Music (B. Mus.)

This course of studies combines a wide range of subject matter and makes it possible to artistically and scientifically investigate, challenge and reinvent media perspectives as well as make these accessible.

Audio and Video, Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.)

The Audio and Video program is designed for students who are interested in a degree program combining technology and engineering with artistic studies but do not want to commit to a specific career path.

Klang und Realität, Master of Music (M.Mus.)

Following the principle of the unity of research and teaching, the Klang und Realität master’s degree program combines aesthetic, technical and theoretical approaches.


Artistic Music Production

The master’s program in Artistic Music Production aims at deepening and perfecting the ability to carry out artistically independent and methodically well thought out professional work in the field of artistic music production.



The jump ‘n’ run computer game Buriel by Quang Thai Nguyen deals with interactive music visualization in which the players themselves can visualize the music in the form of a game. Through rhythmi…

Song of the Machines

Embedded in the architecture of the Wuppertal-Barmen opera house, the work Song of the Machines by the Cologne-based sound artist Nathalie Brum evokes a unique, expansive experience. The audience i…

Petal (Blütenblatt)

In this video, the song of the same name by Valentin Ruckebier, a student in Prof. Oliver Schneller’s composition class, is given a new dimension of interpretation through Yannick Benavides’s a…

Stadtrausch (Urban Sounds)

Stadtrausch is the name of Daniel Rheinbay’s final project in the Media Composition major concentration. Supported by students Paul Schön (overall artistic direction, set design, media de…

Franz Liszt - Klavierkonzert Nr. 1

As part of the Young Artists Bayreuth Festival, IMM students produced a CD with the Ukrainian Youth Orchestra under the direction of conductor Oksana Lyniv. Lyniv founded the élite national orchestra…


In his #instantfiltercoffee live performance, Joseph Baader records and loops the noises of preparing instant coffee. A snapshot of the finished cup of coffee is posted directly on Instagram.

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