Berlin School of Popular Arts

Berlin School of Popular Arts

Top reasons to study here

  • The hdpk is a leading private university for the creative industries, situated in one of Germany´s creative hubs: in Berlin.
  • The study programs cover both artistic and technological aspects as well as practical management issues and media theory.
  • Both the university itself and the lecturers are involved in the music and media markets, and their experience flows into the programs.

Master's Programmes



The five schools of the SRH Berlin University of Applied Sciences combine modern management and entrepreneurship, media and creative industries, technology and IT, music and sound design in modern study programmes.

All schools focus on practice-oriented project work in small teams, freedom for individual learning, and personal supervision by lecturers from the field.

Study Creative Industries Management, Audio Design, Music Production or Popular Music in Berlin! 

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Student services

The Student Office is the central contact point for students at the hdpk. They provide assistance with issues relating to course participation and marks awarded.

The Student Office is responsible for the following:

  • initial queries and issues
  • receiving notifications relating to administrative matters (e.g. exams, grants, de-matriculation)
  • changes of address
  • the completion/collection of certificates
  • submitting evidence of health insurance and declaring the loss of a student travel pass or ID card

Housing services

Finding a place to live in Berlin – lots of different options for students

Berlin is highly attractive for creative minds, and has more than 160,000 students. Many of our students use Internet platforms for finding rooms; asking your fellow students may still be one of the best strategies.

Library services

The hdpk library is the academic lending library for students and staff at the SRH Hochschule der populären Künste (hdpk).

Its collection is orientated towards the reading requirements of courses offered by the hdpk and includes textbooks, specialist literature, sheet music, periodicals, magazines, CDs and DVDs.

The library also holds student dissertations and artistic and musical productions.

Student Life

Student clubs

The Student Parliament (StuPa) serves to provide a voice for hdpk students with regard to University affairs. It comprises not just course representatives from each semester of each course, but also all those who, alongside their studies, want to get involved with how the University is run – and make a contribution for the benefit of all.

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