Financial Assistance


There are no tuition or course fees for any students at the Barenboim-Said Akademie.

In addition, all students enrolled at the Akademie will receive a means-independent, non-repayable monthly grant. The grant amount that all students receive is aligned with the maximum rate of the German Federal Law for Supporting Education, with a current rate in the 2016-17 year of EUR 735.00 per month, for every month of enrollment.


Students enrolled at the Barenboim-Said Akademie are eligible for shared student housing, at no additional cost. Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Music program are required to live in shared student accommodation for their first two years of study, and are guaranteed student housing for at least three years of study. Students enrolled in the Artist Diploma program are guaranteed student housing for one year, but are not required to live in student accommodation.