University of Innsbruck

Master’s Programme
Music Studies

The students of the Master’s Degree Programme in Music Studies deepen and expand their knowledge about diverse topics in historical musicology, ethnomusicology and popular music.

Master's Programme: Music Studies

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Please note: the language of instruction for this programme is German.


Master of Arts (MA)

4 semesters/120 ECTS-Credits

Mode of Study


Relevant bachelor's degree or equivalent, language certificates

Information on the curriculum

The right degree for me?



  • study European and international music cultures
  • learn about archival research and field studies
  • investigate sources philologically
  • analyse structure and culture theoretically
  • study music and phenomena related to music within historial, ethnological, sociological, culture theory and formal aspects
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My career

My career

My career opportunities

  • work in research
  • teach at universities, universities of art, conservatories, music schools and in adult education
  • work in music collection and documentation institutions
  • work in culture management
  • work in the cultural industry sector (publishing, sound recording)
  • work in culture administration and policy

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