Internationale Stiftung Mozarteum
The University Mozarteum offers more than 40 artistic and pedagogical courses in the fields of music, performing and visual arts. Around 1,700 young artists from all over the world receive comprehensive training in numerous instrumental subjects, composition, conducting, singing, music theatre, acting, directing, stage design, music and dance pedagogy, art and work pedagogy as well as music pedagogy and musicology.
500 teachers, many of them internationally renowned artists and educators, pass on their knowledge and art and fill the university with lively debate. The history of the Mozarteum dates back to 1841 and was shaped by outstanding personalities such as Bernhard Paumgartner, Clemens Krauss, Paul Hindemith, Carl Orff, Nikolaus Harnoncourt and Sándor Végh.
The University Mozarteum Salzburg sees it as its task to make significant contributions to the development and interpretation, reflection and mediation of art and artistic practice. The central concern is the optimal, as individual as possible support of its students.
In addition to its traditional role as an excellent educational institution, the University Mozarteum Salzburg has positioned itself as a fully-fledged cultural institution and contributes to Salzburg's cultural life with numerous events by students and teachers. In the environment of intensive studies in an open-music environment, networks for later professional careers begin here.
The University Mozarteum Salzburg, as an artistic, pedagogical and scientific centre, has both regional and international responsibilities. In the international exchange of teachers and students, scholarship programmes, exchange concerts and joint projects, the Mozarteum cultivates worldwide relationships with friendly music and art academies.