IMC Krems University of Applied Sciences


  • MSc
  • Part-time
  • German
  • 4 semester
  • Krems
Applications for 2024/25:
from 01.12.2023 to 15.05.2024

Do you want to define your own career path in music therapy, work as an independent registered music therapy practitioner? The development of your music therapy skills and the advanced study of practice-driven research are defining features of our German-language Music Therapy master. After completing the two-year part-time degree programme, you will be ideally prepared for working in established and emerging fields of music therapy.

What to expect from the master programme

  • The Music Therapy master programme is geared to providing music therapists with an academic education. Professional skills and practice-driven research feature strongly on the curriculum, in addition to self-reflective practice, effective therapeutic communication and expertise in intradisciplinary and interdisciplinary work.
  • The programme reflects international standards in music therapy.

Core topics

  • Practice-driven research
  • Self-reflective practice and therapeutic communication
  • Interdisciplinary work in health sciences

Please note!

The Music Therapy master degree programme runs every 2 years! The next degree starts in 2024 (2026, 2028 ...).

Career paths

Graduates of the Music Therapy master programme have excellent career prospects. Potential fields of work include: 

  • neonatology
  • neurology and neurorehabilitation
  • geriatrics
  • psychosomatics
  • psychiatry
  • palliative care
  • intensive care
  • disability and developmental delay
  • teaching and research

Entry requirements

To qualify for a master programme, you must have completed a bachelor degree – with a workload of minimum 180 ECTS and lasting at least six semesters – in a related subject or hold an equivalent degree from a recognised Austrian or foreign higher education institution.


Application mode:
Online application

Application time:
1.12.2023 - 15.05.2024

Appointment for the admissions process:
As of February 2024

Admission procedure:
Admission interview

Start of studies:
October 2024

Study information days:

Tuition fee:
Students from EU/EEA countries: € 363.36 + € 21.20 ÖH contribution per semester. Non-EU nationals: € 200 registration fee (one-time) and € 6,900 EUR + € 21.20 ÖH contribution per semester

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