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Munich University of Music and Thetare (HMTM)

Gustav Mahler Private University for Music
(GMPU) in Klagenfurt am Wörthersee is the youngest university in Austria, but one that can look back on almost 200 years of history (1828 music association with school, 1932 conservatory, 2019 university) looks back. It offers approx. 350 students the opportunity to professionalize their musical education.

With around 90 lecturers from the national and international scene, studying at the GMPUwhose main building is located directly in the Konzerthaus Klagenfurt, The company is characterized by an excellent quality of support and practice-oriented training. The large number of students from the most diverse regions and nations makes GMPU a place of cultural diversity.

The central artistic subjectsThe central artistic subjects are othe artistic-educational The program offers courses in conducting, composition, classical orchestral instruments, classical singing as well as lessons in the genres of jazz, pop, folk music and elementary music education. Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees are awarded in the regular studies. In cooperation with the University of Teacher Education Carinthia also offers teacher trainingstudies for music are also offered. There is also an Artistic-Researchdoctoral program (PhD in in the Arts) is currently being planned.

In research the GMPU focuses on two directions
scientific research
artistic research
Research). Scientific research focuses on the following areas Applied musicology, ethnomusicology and Interdisciplinarye music education. The Artistic Research the three main research areas Musical performance art, compositiontion and
Sound and Intermedia
and intermedia.

Due to its location, the GMPU is anchored in the Alps-Adriatic region – This is characterized by the university’s cooperation partners. Its proximity to Italy and Slovenia as well as to Lake Wörthersee makes Klagenfurt an ideal place for inspiring studies. There is also iCarinthia has a long tradition of composing: Gustav Mahler, Johannes Brahms, Anton Webern and Alban Berg deliberately chose the region around Lake Wörthersee to compose in peace and quiet. Epochal masterpieces were created in this place!