New study and training offer "Digital Arts for Health"

With the upcoming launch of the one-semester program 'DIGITAL ARTS FOR HEALTH' in the fall semester of 2023 (starting on October 2nd) at JAM MUSIC LAB Private University for Jazz and Popular Music in Vienna, a pioneering opportunity emerges, both within Austria and internationally. This unique qualification marks a premiere—not only in Austria but globally. It offers a comprehensive academic advancement and professional unfolding in a forward-looking and rapidly growing field.

The program is primarily aimed in equal parts at musicians, dancers, artists and music-therapists, medical experts as well as technicians/IT-experts or students in these fields who want to create sustainable professional perspectives in the field of Digital Arts for Health or those who are already active in this sector. The course covers all areas essential for the practice of the profession including international best of practice examples in the field Arts for Health, stratified medicine and personalized music medicine, selection and development of musical content for medical and therapeutical apps and Music Geragogy.

Content of courses, which comprises a total of 12 semester hours per week (representing appropriate ECTS):

  • Arts for Health – 4h (Instructors: Edith Wolf Perez, Katy Geertsen, Oliver Peter Graber)
  • Functional Music & Digital Instruments – 2h (Instructor: Oliver Peter Graber)
  • Music & Body Facts - 1h (Instructor: Oliver Peter Graber & Klaus-Felix Laczika)
  • Selected chapters in Psychology - 2h (Instructor: Henriette Löffler-Stastka)
  • Sounddesign & Psychoacoustics – 1h (Instructor: John Groves)
  • Mindfulness – 1h (Instructor: Peter Gabis)
  • Online-Teaching (DOOZZOO) – 1h (Instructor: Richard Graf)

Information on the curriculum as well as on the courses will be available here soon.

The cost of the one-semester certificate course is Euro 980.- in total. The course content is taught online and in English (supervision in German is offered in all subjects).

Course start: October 2, 2023

Apply by September 11 to

For further information and enrolment please write to artsforhealth[at]

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