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Malmö Academy of Music welcomes students who want to work professionally as musicians, church musicians, composers or music teachers. We offer a creative, stimulating and international 
environment – always with the passion for music and learning at our core.

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We offer Bachelor's and Master's programmes as well as a wide range of independent courses for aspiring musicians, church musicians, composers and music teachers. Regardless of what you choose, you can be sure of receiving a solid education. At Malmö Academy of Music, we have extensive experience in preparing students for a future as professional musicians and artistic educators.

Read more about the Performance programmes in Music and Church Music
Read more about the Music Teacher Training programme
Read more about Independent Courses

Your future professional identity

At Malmö Academy of Music you will develop the knowledge and skills you need to be able to work at a high artistic level in today's dynamic cultural life. Our educational approach will give you the tools you need to achieve your personal goals and build a strong professional identity at the same time. All programmes and courses are taught by dedicated teachers with extensive knowledge as well as hands-on experience from working as professional musicians.

Practice makes perfect!

As a student at Malmö Academy of Music much of your time will be invested in practising your instrument; both in individual and joint classes.That is why we have world-class practice facilities. For every five student there is a practice room and you are also welcome to practice in our lecture rooms after classes. The academy is open sixteen hours a day, including weekends and there are always peers around to play with or socialise.

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Our university lecturers

The education at Malmö Academy of Music maintains a high artistic and pedagogical level and is based on your personal development and the interaction between you and the lecturers. The academy employs around two hundred lecturers and about ten doctoral students, many of whom are performing musicians and composers themselves, several with international careers. We also invite guest lecturers every year to provide our students with inspiring musical influences from around the world.

Teaching staff and doctoral students


Malmö Academy of Music has an extensive network within the surrounding regional music and cultural life and collaborates closely with various concert halls and cultural institutions. The academy also enjoys a highly international profile thanks to established collaborations with reputable universities and music academies around the world, especially in the Nordic countries and Europe.
We offer our students the opportunity to study part of their education abroad – an enriching experience which provides both deeper knowledge and new perspectives. Malmö Academy of Music's exchange programme also means that exchange students and guest lecturers from different countries come here to study or work.

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International students

Is Malmö Academy of Music the academy for you?

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