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Study description

The VMI-Vienna Music Institute offers two masters studies in cooperation with  ICMP-Institute of Contemporary Music Performance. The minimum duration of study after completing a bachelor degree is 2 semesters, after a diploma 4 semesters, including two semester study time in London. During their studies in Vienna, students regulary receive lessons, workshops and masterclasses from British musicians or spend serveral days at the ICMP in London. After completing the Master's program, graduates receive the academic degree from the prestigious University of East London. The following master's programs are available:

Masters in Popular Music Performance

Masters in Songwriting




Study commencement: September

Study duration: 2-4 semesters

ECTS: 180-240

Credit for previous studies: Study programs and/or courses previously completed at officially recognised institutions can be accredited for study at the VMI.

Requirements: Diploma or Bachelor degree. German and English requirement: B2 level. Applicants from non-EU countries must have a valid visa.

Grants and scholarships: Students are entitled to family benefit, student grants and scholarships in accordance with legal requirements. Further information regarding this matter can be attained from our office.

Graduation: The academic degrees Masters (MMus) in Popular Music Performance or Masters (MA) in Songwriting are awarded by the renowned University of East London.


€120 once-only enrolment fee (exept VMI students)

€690 monthly tuition fee




Online registration is possible at any time and is free and non-binding: On-line registration



Further information


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