Every year, the FORUM artium Academy organises an average of 40-50 master classes and seminars with internationally renowned lecturers from Germany and abroad, which are held in the institute’s own seminar house in Georgsmarienhütte, Lower Saxony (approx. 10 km south of Osnabrück).

Masterclass with the Brisk Ensemble from the Netherlands 2013

Masterclass with the Brisk Ensemble from the Netherlands 2013

Information about the courses

Course start

As a rule, courses begin in the early afternoon of the first day of the course and end at midday/afternoon of the last day of the course.

Course units

Unless otherwise stated, the course repertoire for the courses can be chosen freely.

Target group

Unless otherwise stated, the courses are aimed in particular at very gifted and advanced pupils, students and professionals.

Application deadline

Four weeks before the start of the course – thereafter on request at FORUM ARTIUM.


An accompanist with very good knowledge of the repertoire is available for the entire duration of the course.

Travelling information

We will send you detailed travel information well enough in advance when you register.

Further information

Detailed course descriptions are available for all courses and can be sent to you on request.

Railway connection

Osnabrück main station, from there by bus (approx. 25 min.) to Georgsmarienhütte or by Nordwest-Bahn to Georgsmarienhütte-Oesede and from there by bus (5 min.) to Alt-Georgsmarienhütte / Diakonie-Krankenhaus stop.


The next airport is the FMO Münster-Osnabrück (approx. 30 minutes by car), more airports in the surrounding area are Düsseldorf, Bremen and Hanover.


The Forum Artium awards a very limited number of scholarships each year, but these are limited to the course fees alone (in full or in part). A scholarship is only possible upon written application with detailed justification (in English or German, please without using Chat GPT).