Music Pedagogy – Jazz

In our stylistically broad Master in Music Pedagogy – Jazz programme, we offer arts- and education-based training for prospective music teachers, with a focus on jazz.

Information on the application procedure

HKB Jazz intends to do the Entrance Exams live in 2022. International Students should apply as usual, and we will be in touch after the application deadline depending on the development of travel restrictions by that point. For any questions in the meantime please contact

This degree programme:

  • is aimed at students who have a bachelor’s degree in music and advanced artistic skills,

  • aims to reinforce and expand your teaching skills with practical and theory-based courses,

  • offers one-to-one teaching in a core subject (instrument or voice) and individual support from our internationally renowned teaching staff,

  • allows you to tailor your studies to your needs, interests and strengths through the choice of elective modules, as well as the choice of a minor subject, and to benefit from a wide range of ensembles, masterclasses, big band projects and transdisciplinary formats,

  • offers you the opportunity to network with future employers through work placements and job shadowing


  • Title/Degree Master of Arts (MA)
  • Specialisations Jazz
  • Mode of study Full-time (4 semesters)
  • Start date Mon, 19.9.2022
  • Application deadline Tue, 15.3.2022
  • ECTS credits 120 ECTS credits
  • Teaching language German, French
  • Location Bern
  • School Bern Academy of the Arts
  • Next info event Mon–Wed, 27.2.–1.3.2023
  • Programme Handbook

Studiengangsbroschüre Master Music Pedagogy

  • Programme Handbook

Study programme guide Bachelor and Master Jazz

For detailed information, go to the German page or the French page.