Music education facilitates music and making music as a way to enrich people’s lives. Creating an ideal environment for students’ artistic, pedagogical and personal development is paramount to the Institute´s teaching and research activities. At the Institute of Music Education, students acquire a strong foundation for working in music schools and other educational settings, including current and prospective vocational fields.
The Master’s programme (the so-called “PMA”) with the major „Elemental Music Education“ and the Master’s programme „Musikvermittlung - Music in Context“ is the only one of its kind in Austria.
The Institute views music pedagogy as an artistic activity, through which music and making music can be a joyous and lively experience. Based on this understanding of music education, the programme focuses on inclusive and innovative concepts of collaborative learning and music making.
The Institute of Music Education is divided into four study programmes: