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BIMM - British & Irish Modern Music Institute Hamburg

Address: 20359, Heiligengeistfeld, 20359 Hamburg, Germany

Description BIMM - British & Irish Modern Music Institute Hamburg

  • Year of foundation: 2018
  • Location: Hamburg, Germany
  • Age: from 18 years old
  • Language of instruction: English.

BIMM - The British & Irish Modern Music Institute Hamburg is a unique educational institution, a music institute, which many experts put on the bar of the best in Europe and the world. The history of the institution begins in 1983, when Drumtech began operating in London, on the basis of which the first BIMM College was opened (in 2001 in Brighton), whose popularity was unusually high, and therefore the network of institutions began to develop rapidly and today has 8 campuses in cities in Britain, Ireland and Germany:

  • Berlin
  • Birmingham
  • Brighton
  • Bristol
  • Dublin
  • Hamburg
  • London
  • Manchester.

The institute offers quality undergraduate programs and short-term educational courses in several areas:

  • Guitar (Guitar)
  • Bass guitar (bass guitar)
  • Drums (Percussion)
  • Vocals (Vocals)
  • Music production
  • Songwriting (songwriting)
  • Music business (Music business).

The specialists of the Institute have developed their own system, which presupposes an individualized character and the development of practical skills. Mentors and teachers are not just good specialists, but acting musicians, singers and creative people who have a lot of weight in the modern music industry. The school maintains close partnerships with companies, studios, and field specialists, which allow students to express themselves, demonstrate their talents, and (possibly) get a job offer.

BIMM - The British & Irish Modern Music Institute Hamburg is the best educational institution for those who plan to develop in the musical and creative direction, feel the growth potential in themselves, dream of finding their own unique style, becoming famous and popular!

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in BIMM - British & Irish Modern Music Institute Hamburg

Program name

Certificate Programs

1. Age of participants: from 18 years

2. Duration of education: 1 year

3. Classes start: September

4. Level of English: IELTS 6.5

5. Level of education:

  • high school diploma
  • 5 GCSE disciplines with a C mark and above
  • 4-6 class of skills to play instruments

6. Language of instruction: English.

BIMM - The British & Irish Modern Music Institute Hamburg - gives students the opportunity to take short-term educational programs and receive a Certificate in certain areas of music and creativity:

  • Musical performance (guitar, bass guitar, drums, vocals)
  • Songwriting
  • Business in the music field.

The degree of the certificate gives you the opportunity to start a work / professional activity, or after receiving a certificate, students can transfer to the undergraduate degree programs of the relevant direction. The duration of study is 1 year: it is divided into three semesters and contains a set of disciplines and subjects that most fully reveal all aspects of the specialty.

The central place in the learning process is an individualized support system - each student is given maximum attention, teachers and mentors help students find their own unique style and develop their talents and talents. Students are in an open and friendly atmosphere, in the company of like-minded people from all over the world, in the process of studying, friendly relations and creative unions are formed. The Institute maintains close partnerships with record companies, companies and agents of the music industry, so that students can express themselves, demonstrate their talent, and receive an offer of cooperation.

Upon successful completion of the full curriculum, students receive a Certificate in the relevant specialty. Graduates of the BIMM - British & Irish Modern Music Institute Hamburg demonstrate a high level of development and skills, achieve success in self-realization, creative and professional activities.

Certificate Programs in BIMM - British & Irish Modern Music Institute Hamburg:

1) Artist Development Certificate In Music Performance (Certificate: development of the artist in the musical presentation) with directions:

  • Guitar (Guitar, Certificate In Music Performance)
  • Bass Guitar (Bass guitar, Certificate In Music Performance)
  • Drums (Drums, Certificate In Music Performance)
  • Vocals (Vocals, Certificate In Music Performance)

2) Artist development Certificate in Songwriting (Songwriting)

3) Professional Certificate In Music Business (Music Business).

The tuition fee for the certificate programs in the BIMM - British & Irish Modern Music Institute Hamburg:

  • for citizens and residents of Germany and the European Union = 8500 € / year
  • for foreign students = 13000 € / year.

Undergraduate Program

1. Age of participants: from 18 years

2. Length of study: 3 years (standard programs)

3. Starting classes: October

4. Level of English: IELTS 6.5

5. Level of education:

  • high school diploma
  • minimum 2 A-levels disciplines at level C or above
  • BTEC equivalent to Level 3.

6. Language of instruction: English.

Undergraduate BIMM - The British & Irish Modern Music Institute Hamburg offers students professional and high-quality programs in several areas of music and creativity:

  • Guitar (Guitar)
  • Bass guitar (bass guitar)
  • Drums (Percussion)
  • Vocals (vocals and singing)
  • Songwriting (songwriting)
  • Music business (Music business)
  • Music production.

Preference is given to applicants who have various achievements and certificates, participation and victories in competitions.

The programs are carefully designed by the best specialists, are constantly being supplemented and adjusted to the latest achievements in the field of music, creativity and teaching. The course lasts for 3 years, each course is divided into three semesters. The complex of disciplines and subjects gives a high level of skills and knowledge, lays a solid foundation for further development. Much attention is paid to the development of practical skills - students are constantly working to develop their talent, for which a whole range of special classes are held:

  • Master Classes
  • Classes and special seminars with invited experts
  • Individual rehearsals and solo performances
  • Rehearsals in the composition of musical groups and groups
  • Participation in music festivals and concerts
  • Participation in live performances.

The teachers of the institute are not just high-class professionals - they are acting musicians, singers, creative personalities who have a lot of weight in the music industry and have extensive experience. The institute cares about the future of its students and therefore maintains partnerships with a large number of recording studios, companies and organizations, agents and industry experts:

  • BPI
  • Universal music
  • Sony music
  • Warner music
  • Music week
  • PRS for music
  • Three six zero
  • Believe digital
  • Reeperbahn festival Hamburg
  • The great escape festival
  • INTL live music conference
  • East side music days Berlin
  • Glastonbury festival
  • Liverpool sound city
  • Pledgemusic
  • Duff press
  • Some friendly pr
  • RAK studios
  • Communion music
  • The Agency.

Students have the opportunity to take part in auditions, visit the offices of companies, make the necessary and useful contacts; many of them begin their professional activities before graduation. During education, professional help from a special team of mentors:

  • Educational support. Accompanying students with special needs: dyslexia, medical limitations, psychological difficulties.
  • Psychological support. Specialists provide counseling and assistance in overcoming stressful conditions, consultations are held strictly individually and confidentially.

Many BIMM students - the British & Irish Modern Music Institute Hamburg receive offers of cooperation while they are studying, bachelor graduates demonstrate a high level of knowledge and achieve high results in their professional and work activities.

Undergraduate Programs at BIMM - British & Irish Modern Music Institute Hamburg:

1. BA (hons) Professional musicianship (Professional playing music) with directions:

  • Guitar (Guitar)
  • Bass guitar
  • Drums
  • Vocals

2. BA (hons) Songwriting (Songwriting)

3. Ba (hons) Music business (Music business)

4. BA (hons) Music production.

Tuition for undergraduate programs at BIMM - British & Irish Modern Music Institute Hamburg:

  • for citizens and residents of Germany and the European Union = 7000 € / year
  • for international students = € 11,500 / year.

Accommodation, housing and food

The school does not have its own student residences, but there are partnership agreements with dormitories and housing selection companies. A choice of special student dormitories, apartments and apartments, accommodation in host families. Students are provided with the proper level of equipment and safety. Meals are arranged individually, in some cases, special meal plans are available.

Events BIMM - British & Irish Modern Music Institute Hamburg

While studying in Hamburg, students have various opportunities for organizing leisure and extra-curricular life. The city has a large number of entertainment venues, concert halls, restaurants and cafes; Students can attend concerts and festivals, creative performances and celebrations, theaters and cinemas. Thanks to a wide affiliate network, students have the opportunity to visit recording studios and companies, look at the world of the industry "from the inside", and acquire valuable and useful contacts. You can explore the sights of the city and its environs, travel to other cities and regions of Germany and other countries of the European Union.


  • Prestigious and unique educational institution
  • High-quality and popular tutorials
  • One of the best music institutes in the world
  • Top teachers and staff
  • Developed network of cooperation and partners
  • Individualized learning system
  • Career and Employment Skills Development
  • Almost 100% get a prestigious job immediately after graduation
  • Assistance to foreign students in adaptation.

Equipment BIMM - British & Irish Modern Music Institute Hamburg

The campus of the Institute is located in one of the central areas of the city, the famous Reeperbahn, which is of great importance for the creative and cultural history of Hamburg. BIMM Hamburg provides the most up-to-date professional capabilities, equipment and software of leading world manufacturers of musical instruments:

  • Bright, comfortable classrooms
  • Soundproof learning spaces
  • High-tech manufacturing facilities
  • Mac computer stations
  • Rehearsal studios
  • Recording Studio
  • Rest rooms
  • Public spaces
  • Equipment rehearsal halls and studios: d & b front of house and monitor equipment, dash platform amps, marshall, orange, cornford, hiwatt & fender guitar equipment, orange & aguilar bass equipment, midas Lens Outline, BDX, BDX, DRX & Lexicon Outline Equipment, Full LED & PAR System
  • Music Room Equipment: Ampeg SVT class head and 8 x 10 cab, a Hartke L1000 + speaker stack, Orange AD200 with 4 × 10 & 1 × 15 cabs, Eden WTX-500 and a Hiwatt 200 amp and cab., Orange TH30, Rockerverb 50 & AD30 Heads, Marshall DSL 100w & JCM 2000 50w Heads, Laney TI 100W & GH50 Half Stacks and Victory V30 heads.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

Beginning of studies: October, January. The academic year is divided into three parts:

  • Trimester 1: from October 1 to December 7
  • Trimester 2: from January 7 to March 15
  • Trimester 3: from April 8 to June 14.

Tuition (for the academic year):

1) Certificate:

  • for citizens and residents of Germany and the European Union = 8500 € / year
  • for foreign students = 13000 € / year

2) Undergraduate:

  • for citizens and residents of Britain and the European Union: from 7000 £ / year
  • for international students: from £ 11,500 / year.

Extra charges:

  • Registration fee
  • Exam Board
  • Tuition deposit
  • Air tickets in both directions
  • Round trip
  • Mandatory Medical Insurance
  • Personal pocket expenses
  • Visa fees and services, translation and certification of documents
  • Consular fee (paid at the Embassy).

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

1. Age: from 18 years

2. Level of education:

  • for certificate programs: 5 disciplines according to the GCSE standard with a grade of “C” and above
  • for bachelor degree: at least 2 subjects according to A-levels at level C or above / BTEC equivalent to Level 3

3. Creative skills (playing instruments, vocals, musical equipment)

4. Level of English: IELTS 6.0.-6.5.

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- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
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- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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