Academic Studies

Musicology – Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

The Musicology B.A. study course comprises 3 study years (6 semesters) starting in the winter semester in question. The Bachelor level study leads to the first professional qualification; it includes the area of "Optional Studies", serving to provide knowledge in related academic studies as well as key qualifications that are independent of the subject studied, such as foreign languages, IT skills, etc.). Master degree courses of differing profiles build on the Bachelor degree course.

Study options (Central subjects)

1. an artistic subject

_1. Subject: Musicology (Folkwang University of the Arts)
_2. Subject: artistic subject (Folkwang University of the Arts)

_a) Instrumental Training with an instrument:


_Baroque cello
_Baroque oboe
_Baroque viola
_Baroque violin
_Historic Keyboard
_Double bass
_Baroque flute/Traverso
_Viola da gamba


_b) Choral and Ensemble Conducting

_c) Music Theory

_d) Vocal Training / Vocal studies


2. an academic subject (with a second subject at the University of Duisburg-Essen)

_1. Subject: Musicology (Folkwang University of the Arts)
_2. Subject: Humanities subject (University of Duisburg-Essen)

University Duisburg-Essen (Faculty of humanities):


_Anglophone Studies

_French language and culture

_Spanish Language and Culture

_German Studies

_Dutch Studies

_Applied Philosophy


_Christian Studies with focus on Protestant Theology or Catholic Theology

_Art Studies

_Communication Studies

_Turkish Studies


3. with an academic subject (with second subject at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum)

_1. Subject: Musicology (Folkwang University of the Arts)

_2. Subject: Subject from the social sciences, East Asian-, Media-, Theatre- and Religous studies (Ruhr-Universität Bochum)

Faculty of Social Sciences > Further information

_Culture, Individual and Society

_Politics, economy and society


Faculty of East Asian Studies > Further information


_Korean Studies



Faculty of Philology

_Media Studies > Further information

_Theater Studies > Further information

Center for Religious Studies (CERES)
_Religious Studies > Further information


The deadline for applications to the RUB for scientific subjects is 15 July.