• Graduation


  • ECTS-Points


  • Learning format

    Blended learning

  • Duration

    1 semester

  • Start

    Winter semester 2025/26, 6 October 2025

  • Costs

    EUR 3.500,--

  • Language


  • Study location

    Krems (AT)

The Music, Aesthetics and Society Certificate Program is an international program taught in English, designed to offer up-to-date knowledge on conditions and topics that affect the governance and operation of the music sector of today. Classes include topics on areas such as music aesthetics, curating, programming and artistic planning, cultural policy, cultural diplomacy, cultural democracy, sustainability, diversity, music psychology, music careers, music in a transdisciplinary context and in relation to areas such as archives, architecture, or games.
The programme is suitable for graduates who would like to gain a more theoretical and contextual perspective of areas important for the music sector, as well as professionals who wish to expand their understanding on the socioeconomic conditions that shape the function of the music sector of today.
Olga Kolokytha

The Music, Aesthetics and Society Certificate Program provides you with a solid understanding of how socioeconomic conditions and factors shape the operation of the music sector of our times.

Olga Kolokytha

Study Program Director – Center for Applied Music Research

Info Session

At our info session, the study program is presented in detail. We are happy to answer your questions and look forward to meeting you there!


04.09.2024, 18:00 - 19:00,


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Benefit from our Program

  • international program
  • designed to fit your professional work and career
  • teaching by renowned international scholars and professionals
  • for working professionals

  • networking

  • international


Here you can find more information about the Certificate Program „Music, Aesthetics and Society“

Admission Requirements

  • university entrance qualification or
  • completed training at at least NQF level IV, or
  • several years of relevant professional experience
  • English language skills

Application process

  1. Contact us to clarify your expectations of the study program and to check the admission requirements
  2. Online application (Prepare the required documents for uploading in the online tool. You can find the relevant forms and templates in the "Downloads" section on the "Application" info page. Please also note the study code UM 992 389 for selection in the online tool.)
  3. Carrying out the selection procedure (e. g. interview with the director of studies)
  4. Admission to the degree program

We look forward to receiving your application and to welcoming you soon at the University for Continuing Education Krems.


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