Fees & Finance

Because we’re Europe’s largest and most prestigious music institute, we’re uniquely positioned to offer outstanding value and quality to all our students.

We’re dedicated to giving our students the best music education possible – which means accessing our expert lecturers in industry-leading facilities at the heart of Germany’s music scene.

We make sure all BIMM Institute courses are great value for money – representing a practical and affordable investment for your future career in the music industry.


Fees

Please find a full overview of study fees for undergraduate and postgraduate courses below.

Payment Options

Option 1: Paying your course fees in full

If you’d like to pay your course fees in full each year, the total costs for each course are:

Undergraduate Courses (3 years) EU & Swiss Students Non-EU & EEA Students
Deposit (per year) €500* €1,500*
Payment (per year) €7,950 €12,450
Total annual fee €8,450** €13,950**

 

*  Deposit to be paid on offer acceptance (pay online or by telephone).
** Fees to be paid in full before 15th September in each academic year.

Please note, students who are from countries within the European Economic Area (EEA) and not from a country formally within the European Union (EU) will not be eligible for the EU or Swiss fee and be asked to pay the Non-EU fee.


 

Option 2: Paying your fees by monthly instalments

Students also have the option to pay by instalments via 10 monthly payments each academic year:

Undergraduate Courses (3 years) EU & Swiss Students Non-EU & EEA Students
Deposit (per year) €500* €1,500*
Payments x 10 (per year) €795** €1,245**
Total annual fee €8,450 €13,950

 

*  Deposit to be paid on offer acceptance (pay online or by telephone).
** Monthly payments to be paid by standing order and run from October to July.

Please note, this payment option is only available at BIMM Institute Berlin and Hamburg.

Payment Options

Option 1: Paying your course fees in full

If you’d like to pay your course fees in full each year, the total costs for each course are:

Postgraduate Courses (full-time) EU & Swiss Students Non-EU & EEA Students
Deposit €500* €1,500*
Payment €9,450 €15,450
Total annual fee €9,950** €16,950**

 

Postgraduate Courses (part-time) EU & Swiss Students Non-EU & EEA Students
Deposit (per year) €500* €1,500*
Payment (per year) €5,450 €7,950
Total annual fee €5,950** €9,450**

 

* Deposit to be paid on offer acceptance (pay online or by telephone).
** Fees to be paid in full before 15th September in each academic year.


 

Option 2: Paying your fees by monthly instalments

Students also have the option to pay by instalments via 10 monthly payments each academic year:

 

Postgraduate Courses (full-time) EU & Swiss Students Non-EU & EEA Students
Deposit €500* €1,500*
Payments x 10 €945** €1,545**
Total annual fee €9,950 €16,950

 

Postgraduate Courses (part-time) EU & Swiss Students Non-EU & EEA Students
Deposit (per year) €500* €1,500*
Payments x 10 (per year) €545** €795**
Total annual fee €5,950 €9,450

 

* Deposit to be paid on offer acceptance (pay online or by telephone).
** Monthly payments to be paid by standing order and run from October to July.

Please note, this payment option is only available at BIMM Institute Berlin and Hamburg.

Alumni Discount

BIMM Graduates receive €1,000 off their course fees, if studying the 1-year full-time course. They receive €500 off each year if studying the 2-year part-time course.

Please note, students who are from countries within the European Economic Area (EEA) and not from a country formally within the European Union (EU) will not be eligible for the EU or Swiss fee and be asked to pay the Non-EU fee.

Government funding

Some students may be able to get a student grant or loan from their local government to cover their tuition or living costs:

Sweden: Please visit the CSN website for more information – www.csn.se

Norway: Please visit the Lånekassen website for more information – www.lanekassen.no

Denmark: Please visit the SU website for more information – www.su.dk

The Netherlands: Please visit the DUO website for more information – www.duo.nl

Iceland: Please visit the Lín website for more information – menntasjodur.is

Students with International fee status are charged different tuition fee amounts and have different funding options in comparison to students with EU fee status. Funding available to students with International fee status is very limited, and the majority of such students would not be able to receive any funding. We encourage you to explore all options, however, and you may wish to explore the below further:

  • Scholarships, bursaries and awards available to you locally through BIMM Institute
  • Loans
  • Private Sponsorships

Health insurance

All students at BIMM Institute (including non-EU students since last year) are eligible for cover under TK Insurance. Health insurance is a legal requirement for all residents in Germany.

TK (Techniker Krankenkasse) is a German public healthcare provider which offers, in addition to comprehensive medical services, a Welcome to Germany Service, which supports foreign students with an English-speaking team during their arrival in Germany.

Please find current information for students, including monthly fees here.

 


Any questions?

For any questions regarding student finance or if you’d like more information on how to apply to BIMM Institute please contact our Admissions Team on +49 (0)30 311 99 186 or email admissions@bimm-institute.de.

 

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