Welcome!

We’re delighted that you’re interested in studying at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg (HfMT). Situated in the center of one of the most beautiful and cultural distinguished cities in Germany, we offer a wide range of courses on a high artistic level with practical relevance and versatile qualifications. The HfMT renders its students the possibility of numerous performances with varied audiences and has firmly established itself with more than 400 events annually within the cultural life of Hamburg.

Courses are generally in German. To prove their artistic-scientific competency, candidates from non-German-speaking countries must provide a certificate of proficiency with the German language on B2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. More information can be found here.

The academic year is typically arranged in two semesters: winter term lasts from Oct 1st to Mar 31st, summer term from Apr 1st to Sep 30th.

All further information concerning studying at the HfMT as well as your residency in Germany can be found on this website. We request your understanding for only being able to offer some information in English. If you have any questions don’t hesitate to ask our international tutor team via mail: welcome[at]hfmt-hamburg.de. They’ll be happy to help. Furthermore, our information booklet „Da Capo – first steps for international students“ will provide you with additional useful advice.

We hope to welcome you soon at the HfMT!