Find your Program of Study

Find your Program of Study

The Barenboim-Said Akademie offers an unprecedented conservatory education for talented, young musicians from the Middle East, North Africa, and around the world, uniting intensive music performance studies with a grounding in the humanities – all within the heart of historic Berlin.

For the 2022-23 Academic Year, the Barenboim-Said Akademie is accepting applications for the Bachelor of Music, and Preparatory Program in the following studios: bassoon, cello, clarinet, composition, flute, horn, oboe, piano, percussion, trumpet, trombone, viola and violin.

Additionally, the Barenboim-Said Akademie will be accepting applications for the Artist Diploma Program for the 2022-23 Academic Year in the following studios: cello, viola, violin, piano and composition.

Lastly, the Barenboim-Said Akademie will not be opening applications for the double bass studio.

Applications for the 2023/24 academic year at the Barenboim-Said Akademie will open November 2022. You are more than welcome to check our website in October 2022 to check for which studios and programs will be accepting applications for the 2023/24 Academic year.

January 7, 2022 Update


The new 
application deadline is January 20, 2022.

Moreover, we are thrilled to announce Prof. Reinhold Friedrich as our latest addition to our faculty, leading the Trumpet studio. Candidates will be able to apply for the Bachelor and Preparatory Program in his studio until February 4th, 2022.

We look forward to receiving applications particularly for the woodwinds, brass, percussion, and viola studios.



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