Centre for Further Education (ZfW)

Together with the Centre for Further Education (ZfW), the Career Center has developed new courses and workshops for the current academic year. Topics include training in public speaking for artists, taxes and social insurance, streaming media, and sponsoring. You’ll find further details on these offerings in the Career Center’s 2017/18 course brochure.

The Career Center regularly develops and organises courses and workshops in cooperation with the mdw’s Centre for Further Education. Alongside these special offerings, we would like to recommend that you take a look at the rest of the courses and workshops that are offered by the Centre for Further Education and open to all interested parties at the mdw.

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Website of the Centre of Further Education (ZfW)


Department of Cultural Management and Gender Studies (IKM)

The Career Center would also very much like to make you aware of the course offerings of the Department of Cultural Management and Gender Studies (IKM).

All mdw students may take IKM courses as free electives.

You’ll find the IKM’s complete course offerings here


Obligatory and Elective Course Music Management for Instrumental Studies Majors

These music management-related classes are open to all mdw students and offer young artists beginning their careers a good overview of the most relevant topics.

Here, you’ll find further information on the office of the Dean of Studies for Instrumental Studies


Music Physiology Division

The Career Center also recommends the course offerings of the Music Physiology Division.

The material covered can provide help with regard to the following health-related questions:

What do I do if I experience pain while playing?

How can I reduce stress and physical tension?

How can I improve posture and mobility?

What can I do to make my practicing more efficient and concentrate better?

How do I learn to breathe more freely?
The division's broad range of courses covering the areas of breathing and body work, perception and movement training, vocal development, practical concentration skills, and relaxation techniques are open to all students of the mdw.


Wissens- und Technologietransferzentrum Ost (WTZ Ost)

Wissens- und Technologietransferzentrum Ost [Knowledge and Technology Transfer Centre East], or WTZ-Ost for short, is an inter-university platform and clearing house for knowledge transfer between universities and society, business, and policymakers that aims to make research findings, new knowledge, technologies, and know-how accessible to the general public. The mdw has been part of WTZ-Ost since 1 August 2016. Its open-access further education programme, in which the mdw is one of the participating universities, devotes itself to new forms of generating, conveying, and utilising knowledge.


    Exploitation of technology

    GSK-EEK-Kunst (Humanities and Social Sciences / Exploration and Development of the Arts)

    Start-ups & entrepreneurship

    Teaching & awareness


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