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The Popakademie Baden-Württemberg is an higher education institution and competence centre for the music and creative industries and their pop cultural scenes. By focusing its study programmes on popular music, it offers an academic education that is unique in Germany's public university landscape. Numerous successful careers of musicians and creatives have been founded here.

Parallel to its function as a teaching institution, the Popakademie Baden-Württemberg, as a competence centre, realises numerous projects in a regional, national and international context.


Kemal Dinç ©Torsten Redler
19. November 2021

Popakademie lecturer receives WDR Jazz Prize

Kemal Dinç, a lecturer in the Bachelor of World Music program at the Popakademie Baden-Württemberg, is the winner of the WDR Jazz Prize 2022. Dinç is awarded in the category "Music Cultures" _ _ _
26. November 2021

Song by pop academy student heard in McDonald's commercial

"I Follow" by pop academic Loi is the song for this year's Christmas commercial for fast-food chain McDonald's. _ _ _
19. November 2021

Pop macht Schule

Popakademie visits schools in the Rhine-Neckar metropolitan region For two days each, several schools in the Rhine-Neckar metropolitan region will get pop music on the curriculum in fall/winter _ _ _


26. November 2021

Song by pop academy student heard in McDonald's commercial

"I Follow" by pop academic Loi is the song for this year's Christmas commercial for fast-food chain McDonald's. _ _ _
19. November 2021

Popakademie lecturer receives WDR Jazz Prize

Kemal Dinç, a lecturer in the Bachelor of World Music program at the Popakademie Baden-Württemberg, is the winner of the WDR Jazz Prize 2022. Dinç is awarded in the category "Music Cultures" _ _ _
19. November 2021

Pop macht Schule

Popakademie visits schools in the Rhine-Neckar metropolitan region For two days each, several schools in the Rhine-Neckar metropolitan region will get pop music on the curriculum in fall/winter _ _ _
14
Dec
"#jewcytalks - Judaism between Hip and Religion"
Popakademie Talk with Malonda

On December 14, Malonda will speak on the topic of "Discrimination in Music," addressing her perspective as a black activist in Germany. She stands for anti-racism and anti-sexism and positions herself as a queer feminist.

The talk will take place online via Zoom.

Registration for Popakademie Talks is available here. Participation is free of charge.
Start
19:00
05
Feb
Info day
On the 5th of February the information day of the Popakademie takes place from 15 o'clock. Du to the current situation the event will take place online.
The information day offers lectures and information about studying at the Popakademie as well as student counselling of staff, lecturers and students.
The information day also provides insights into the project and competence areas of the Popakademie.

Program:
  • Consulting for the study courses Pop Music Design B.A., World Music B.A., Music Business B.A., Music and Creative Industries M.A. and Popular Music M.A.
  • Trial lectures with Prof. Udo Dahmen, President & CEO, Director of Popular Music Department, and David Stammer, Project Manager Digital Innovation
  • major courses consulting Popmusikdesign B.A.: drums, producing, singing, keyboard, guitar, bass, music theory & composition
  • Information Centre World Music
  • Information Competence Center: Popular Music, Artist Agency Klinkt, Seminars & Continuing Education

Due to the current situation, the event will take place online and can be accessed on 5th of February from 15 o`clock via this homepage
Online-Veranstaltung