About us

The KUG Institute for Ethnomusicology is one of the few academic institutions in Europe dedicated exclusively to studies and research in ethnomusicology. Located within a top-ranked, Austrian arts university, the Institute offers an exceptional context for academic and artistic research in ethnomusicology and its related disciplines.  The Institute is well-networked, both regionally and internationally, due to the professional activities of its international teaching and research staff.  The diversity of research topics and interests represented at the institute affords students a wide range of training possibilities at all levels – BA, MA, and PhD – as well as opportunities for performance in institute and university ensembles.  In short, the KUG Institute for Ethnomusicology offers ideal conditions for researchers and students working in ethnomusicology in Austria and around the world.  Find us online and visit us in person.