About ICoM

The International College of Music Hamburg is a private academy for musicians.
Talented young musicians from all over the world, particularly China and Japan, find ideal conditions for a successful study visit here in Hamburg.

Why study at ICoM?

  • Study programs from preparation for a music university to mastership

  • Experienced teachers from different music universities and renowned Hamburg orchestras

  • Competitions, Master classes and field trips

  • Practice and performing opportunities

  • First contact and support in the native language

  • Experience with questions regarding visas

  • Help with acquiring living quarters

  • Centrally located in the heart of Hamburg

Starting at age 16 minors can be eligible for preparation studies. For further study programs there is no age limit.

ICoM stands for quality, sustainability, and individual promotion with the goal of helping students to gain knowledge about coherences in the European culture and ways of thinking. The students are assisted in their native language to assure their comfort and security.

The senate chancellery recognizes the International College of Music Hamburg as comparable to music university level. The “Basic Study Program” is credited by Board of School
and Studies.

ICoM is curated by the Ministry of Education and Vocational Education and is listed in the trade register.