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The Popakademie Baden-Württemberg is a barrier-free building. The building has barrier-free access, the bus stop in front of the building is also barrier-free and therefore easy to reach by public transport. The Popakademie has a handicapped parking space, a handicapped accessible WC with a pull cord and emergency call switch, the doors are suitable for wheelchair users according to DIN18040 and can be operated by pushbuttons and are equipped with finger protection. A lift with Braille lettering and a stretcher are available in case of failure. In the house there are generous movement areas with turning possibilities and there are no thresholds. A pictorial description with common pictograms ensures easy orientation in the house. Ramps and fall protection are available for the stages. Additional ergonomic barriers for staff, students and visitors are available by appointment.

For all questions regarding accessibility in the house, please contact Alexandra Reiter Alexandra.Reiter@popakademie.de.

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 - in economic as well as artistic terms - 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.

26. May 2023

Music and Creative Industries goes AI

The Master's programme Music & Creative Industries at the Popakademie Baden-Württemberg is not afraid of ChatGPT and Co. "We don't see AI tools as a danger, but as an opportunity," says Nina Schneider, head of the Music & Creative Industries programme.

Clara John © Carola Seger
25. May 2023

Five Popakademie acts at the Mannheim City Festival

This year, the largest open-air event in the region invites you to celebrate from 26 - 28 May with free admission. There will be a varied musical programme on four stages, including five Popakademie acts live on stage.

23. May 2023

Future Music Camp 2023 is fully booked

The Future Music Camp of the Popakademie Baden-Württemberg will take place in Mannheim on 25 and 26 May 2023. Experts from the digital music and media industry will speak on the topic of "Creative Artificial Intelligence in Music Business". The spots are sold out.

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Bandpool Live & Loud Concert
Experience the current generation of the band pool and look behind the scenes of our newcomer support program. LIVE & LOUD! Admission to the concert is free!
Popakademie Talks with Pamela Owusu-Brenyah
Pamela Owusu-Brenyah
On June 6th at 7 p.m. Pamela Owusu-Brenyah will be a guest at Popakademie Talks and give an insight into the topic of Afropop in Germany. Pamela Owusu-Brenyah is a music consultant, festival organizer and DJ. In the past, she has worked as an A&R for Universal Music Central Europe & Africa and has been a consultant for the Reeperbahn Festival, the German Federal Ministry for Development and Cooperation, GIZ, Twitch, Gropius Bau and many more. She is committed to the visibility of contemporary African culture and people of African descent in Germany.

Registration is not necessary, admission free.
Popakademie, Hafenstr. 33, Raum 001