Perks and discounts for students at BIMM Institute Germany

22 April, 2021

Berlin and Hamburg are the creative cities that boasts the most diverse and welcoming music scenes in the world. We’re incredibly proud of all that we offer our students during their studies here at BIMM Institute Berlin and Hamburg, including the outstanding support from our industry partners.

Here are some of the incredible perks and discounts that all students BIMM Institute Berlin and BIMM Institute Hamburg have access to during their studies. From studio monitors to MacBooks and a cosy coffee on lunch breaks, we have you covered!

You can also find this full list of discounts alongside further information on how we offer support and assistance to students on our Student Support page.

Audio equipment, instruments, and vinyl

Adam Audio

What is it?

Adam Audio are one of the most popular manufacturers in professional studio monitors. Used in a huge number of studios around the world, Adam studio monitors are amongst the most dependable and desirable audio monitoring tools available.

Ideal for both professional and home project studios, Adam’s monitors are built to deliver high-quality sound you can trust.

What will you get?

Adam Audio provide BIMM students with an incredible 40% discount on all products! *Please can we check this is available on all products

How to get it: To get your individual code, please contact Nora via

Next Steps:

Step 1: go to this site.

Step 2: pick your item and put it in the shopping cart.

Step 3: follow the payment process, and type in your code.


What is it?

With a history of innovation that began in 1925, Shure has turned a passion for making great microphones and audio electronics into an obsession. Shure continues to set the worldwide industry standard for superior, reliable products.

Iconic performers, leaders and communicators trust Shure to deliver their messages clearly for all to hear. From microphones to headphones, and conferencing gear, Shure makes products that help define sound. The company takes equipment issues out of the audio equation so that people can concentrate on their message or performance with confidence.

What will you get?

BIMM Students can get a 25% discount on products at Shure, please visit their Germany shop over here. The discount is valid until 15th of June 2021.

How to get it: For more information, please contact Nora Warmedinger via

hhv Berlin (Berlin only)

What is it?

If you’re looking for the best hip hop and house vinyl store in Berlin, this Friedrichshain cavern will have it hiding somewhere. This store boasts hugely knowledgeable and welcoming staff, alongside a refreshingly unpretentious atmosphere. There’s a remarkable streetwear selection on offer too. Situated just around the corner from BIMM Berlin, you don’t want to miss the additional treat of in-store gigs featuring touring bands.

What will you get?

5% on vinyl and music, 20% on clothing and shoes, 15% on food and drinks.

How to get it: If you would like to get a discount at hhv come to reception at House of Music and pick up a discount card.


What is it?

JustMusic is the place to go if you are looking for musical products in the areas of guitar and bass, drums, keys, traditional instruments, DJ equipment, studio and recording, and lighting and sound technology.

JustMusic also have a Berlin flagship store for our students to enjoy, with a 7,000m2 sales area spread over six floors. Thousands of ready-to-test instruments and expert salespeople are ready to provide professional advice.

What do you get? 

  • 5% on the complete selection
  • 10% on cables, bags
  • 15% all articles of the brand JustMusic

How to get it:

Students can either show the edu-card that’s at reception when at the cachier or they show their student ID and take advantage of the above discounts in the store.

Alternatively, students can send a scan of their enrolment confirmation with their address to After they’re registered, they can then use their discount for online purchase.

BIMM students also receive other benefits with the edu-card, all further info here:

Rehearsal Space

Noisy Rooms (Berlin only)

What is it:

noisy Rooms is our neighbor in the House of Music in Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg offering:

  • 23 rehearsal studios, 15-65m2 in size
  • High-quality equipment only
  • Bookable by the hour or by the day
  • Excellent acoustics
  • Air conditioning (100% fresh air)
  • Guitar service
  • Instrument storage lockers
  • Music shop

What do you get: BIMM Berlin students receive 10% on everything.

How to get it: Please show your student ID when booking at their counter.

Pirate Studios Discount of 20% off studio rental  (Hamburg only)

What is it? is a global network of rehearsal rooms, DJ-, podcast-, dance- und sound studios with 24/7 access. Supporting thousands of creative artists and organizations around the globe – and they have now landed in Hamburg!

What do you get? 34 rooms are waiting for you and your next project in their brand-ne self-service studios in Bahrenfeld. Pirate Studios are constantly looking for upcoming talent to support and their studios are the perfect location to achieve greatness – all without distraction.

How to get it: When you create an account with your BIMM email address – you will receive a long-term educational discount of 20% off all studio bookings.

Software and hardware

Ableton – Education Discount

What is it? Ableton makes Live, Push and Link – unique software and hardware for music creation and performance.

What do you get? Educational discount at Ableton Live.

All students at BIMM Institute Berlin and Hamburg receive a 40% education discount on Live Standard or Suite.

How to get it: Please upload a copy of your student ID in the Ableton online shop that proves that you study with BIMM Institute.

Apple – Education Discount

What is it? Educational discount at Apple.

What do you get? BIMM students have access to savings on Apple software and hardware, such as discounts on a new Mac or iPad with Apple education pricing.

How to get it:

  1. Go to the Apple Education Shop
  2. The page will ask you to sign up at UNiDAYS, a discount website.
  3. Once you have completed the process of signing up, you can then proceed to purchase your Apple product.

Izotope –  Edu discount of 50% off products

Following our BIMM Masterclass on with Jonathan Wyner, we are sharing the discount offered by iZotope to all BIMM Germany students.

At iZotope, we’re obsessed with great sound. Our intelligent audio technology helps musicians, music producers, and audio post engineers focus on their craft rather than the tech behind it. We design award-winning software, plug-ins, hardware, and mobile apps powered by the highest quality audio processing, machine learning, and strikingly intuitive interfaces. iZotope: the shortest path from sound to emotion. 

What you get and how to get it:

You can buy any product in the iZotope Academic Store and during check out, be sure to identify yourself as a BIMM student.

Sonarworks Free extended trial keys of Reference 4 Headphone Edition (Hamburg only)

What is it?

Want neutral sound on your headphones? Reference 4 is a software that removes unwanted sound coloration and delivers the same accurate studio reference sound on all headphones and monitors using Sonarworks SR technology.

Accurate sound on headphones and presets for 200+ supported headphones are included with the software. Apply correction using the plugin in your favourite DAW or use the Systemwide app to correct sound from any source on your computer. Interested?

What do you get?

Sonarworks is offering all BIMM Hamburg students a free extended trial key of their Reference 4 Headphone Edition valid until 30 June 2021.

How to get it: Contact Dave Meisner for free access now!

German language classes


What is it?

Expath help expats and new arrivals get settled in Germany and provide premium German classes online and in Berlin.

What do you get?

BIMM Berlin and Hamburg students get a 10% discount that is valid throughout 2021.

How to get it:

Ask at reception for the discount code or email to or

Streaming Services

Spotify – Student Discount

What do you get?

All BIMM students receive a student discount

How to get it?

BIMM students can apply for the student discount here. Please note, that you must be actively in semester at BIMM Institute to be eligible. If you try to sign up during the holidays, or before semester begins you are likely to be declined.

Mental Health

We recognise that this year has been incredibly challenging for everyone, and that mental fitness is something we should all be working on to stay healthy now, and into the future. At BIMM, we are looking at additional tools to help keep you supported through this time, and so we are delighted to have partnered with Fika for our students.

FIKA App Free account and app access

BIMM Student Services is very pleased to introduce you to our new partnership with the mental fitness app Fika

What is it?:

Fika is a Mental Fitness platform which helps you to improve your 7 Skills of Mental Fitness and enable you to stay motivated, productive, focused and connected.

Fika is a remotely accessible mental fitness platform, empowering organisations, education institutions and individuals with guided mental skills development courses with proven benefits on mental wellbeing and performance. Built from a robust evidence-base by an expert team, Fika draws on methods and theories spanning sports psychology and positive psychology as well as acceptance and commitment therapy, solution-focused therapy, cognitive behavioural therapy and mindfulness to build Mental Fitness.

How to get it:

To gain access BIMM students can download the FIKA app and register with their BIMM email address.

Public Transport

HVV – Hamburger Verkehrsverbund GmbH Discount on Public Transport (Hamburg only)

What do you get:

Students at BIMM Institute Hamburg are eligible to a student discount to the public transport (HVV – Hamburger Verkehrsbetriebe). With a proof of entitlement stamped by us and filled in with the student’s personal details, the student will receive his or her ticket at an HVV service point.

How to get it:

Please come over to reception at BIMM Institute Hamburg to receive your proof of entitlement or send an email to

Please find further information over here.

Local cafes

Milch & Zucker

What is it?

A cosy café just around the corner from BIMM Berlin, with free wifi. Our students can enjoy a healthy breakfast, hot coffee, delicious sandwiches, hot lunches, and tasty desserts. There are always vegan-friendly options, and everything is freshly prepared with a lot of love.

What do you get?

Milch & Zucker offer BIMM Berlin students 10% discount.

How do you get it?

Present your BIMM Berlin ID card.

Roots Café

What is it?

Roots Café is all about great coffee, food to indulge in, and a cosy atmosphere to sit down with and kickback. Our students can enjoy a hot chocolate, salad, hot lunch or home-baked cake whilst working on their projects using the free wifi service.

What do you get?

Roots Café offer BIMM Berlin students 10% discount.

How do you get it?

Present your BIMM Berlin ID card.


What is it?

Goodies offer a variety of healthy vegan and vegetarian food. They value sustainability and good food. You can get breakfast, lunch and sweets at this Café, that is located on Warschauer Straße. 

What do you get?

Goodies offer BIMM Berlin students 10% discount.

How do you get it?

Present your BIMM Berlin ID card.

Ben & Jerry’s

What is it?

Ben & Jerry’s offer a variety of different ice cream flavours, such as Chocolate Fudge Brownie or Strawberry Cheescake. They also have a free coworking space in the back with free wifi.

What do you get?

Ben & Jerry’s offer BIMM students 10% discount.

How do you get it?

​​​​​​​Present your BIMM Berlin ID card.


fit x

What is it?

This gym has branches all over Berlin. Closest to BIMM would be the one in the East Side Mall.

What do you get?

fit x offer a 25 % discount. So instead of 20 Euros per month, you only have to pay 15 Euros.

How do you get it?

Ask at reception or send a message to for the code.

We are constantly reviewing any additional perks and discounts for our students and will update this regularly, especially if the situation allows more onsite opportunities again.

If you’d like to join BIMM Institute’s vibrant music community, you can order a prospectus, book to attend a BIMM Open Day or contact our Admissions Team on +49 30 311 99 186 or +49 40 874 09 632.


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