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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.


Il passo all’insù

For the video work Il passo all’insù, Laura Jordan-Bertinelli visualized the piece Prelude at Chiesa di San Filippo Neri by Blake Hargreave. As part of the work, she used a large staircase a…


In his video installation words, Philipp Kaminsky focuses on how depression is dealt with. He focuses on the connection of words, phrases, thoughts with his experience of his own personality an…


The experimental dance music video Catharsis by Lydia Ramos explores the swansong theme – the beautiful and yet melancholy dance shortly before death.


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 audi…

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…

To Probe Is to Interact

The light and sound installation To Probe Is to Interact by Matthias Erdmann explores the wave-particle dualism in quantum mechanics.

Stille Post 2019

As part of the course “Image Composition and Rhythm” by Institute of Music and Media lecturer Christian Schäfer, music visualization is treated using forms of musical notation lying outside our t…

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…

Inside the Surface

He set off with an ice hockey stick, a cassette recorder and two microphones. Then things were rubbed, scratched, pound on and ? recorded. A fictional radio play by Joseph Baader.

Heimatfunde 2 (Homeland Findings 2)

Heimatfunde 2 is a radio play in progress that explores the Essen-Burgaltendorf archeological site: Artifacts that are unearthed include mining documents about the imminent collapse of people’s…

The Divine Messenger

The radio piece Der Götterbote [The Divine Messenger] is based on a recorded conversation with street poet Timo Dege at the Tempelhofer Feld in Berlin in the summer of 2014.


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.

Rebecca Himmerich in drei Minuten

The self-portrait of Rebecca Himmerich contains a series of scenes which do not follow a plot actions in sequence, No story is told.

Fries Nuss Quartet – Tracy

Within the framework of the project module in the Music Productionmajor concentration, Music and Media bachelor student Simon Busch realized recordings with the Fries Nuss…


Yabanci [Stranger] by Simeon Herrmann and Michael Colella is a film about the fear of strangers that was awarded the Catholic Youth Media Award 2014.

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