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University About us Accreditations

Rankings & accreditations
The quality of our higher education programmes is periodically examined by independent accreditation bodies.

Science Council

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The Science Council has accredited the SRH Hochschule der populären Künste (hdpk) in Berlin for the maximum accreditation period of 5 years. This accreditation confirms that teaching and research complies with recognized scientific standards.

“The SRH hdpk has established a highly individual profile, scientifically but also with regard to artistic and design standards. hdpk convinces as an academy for the creative sector, with an emphasis on music and media, training artistic competence in combination with production, communication, social and management skills”, quoted from the accreditation report, published on 19 October 2015.

The entire report is available here.

ZEvA Zentrale Evaluations- und Akkreditierungsagentur (central evaluation and accreditation agency)

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In December 2014, the degree programmes Musical Production, Media Management and Media Design were re-accredited by the ZEvA, for seven years.

The study course Audio Design was for the first time accredited in 2012, for a period of 5 years.

In 2015, both Master programmes Event Design & Management und Media Psychology have successfully undergone concept accreditation by the ZEvA.