Center for World Music

Research Center for Ethnomusicology

The Center for World Music (CWM) of the University of Hildesheim
Foundation is an ethnomusicological research
center with an international orientation,
regional commitment and local rootage.

It is an archive and laboratory,
a place for research and study, a meeting place for musicians
and a basis for international encounters and understanding.                                                


New collaborative project: "KOSTIMA" (Counterhegemonic Voices in the Music Archive)

Report: SDG Graduate School - bi-annual workshop in Abuja, Nigeria.

The CWM is a co-operation partner for "Kultur-macht-stark"-projects in Hildesheim.

Prof. Dr. Rasika Ajotikar in the new Junior Professor of Ethnomusicology at the Univiersty of Hildesheim.

♦ Point of contact for ukrainian musicians

Our current research projects

Contact information

Center for World Music

Timotheusplatz 1

31141 Hildesheim



Bus line 1 und 4 from Hildesheim Central Station, Exit "Schillstraße"

Interactive maps: OpenStreetMap / Google Maps

Anne-Sophie Malessa
Secretariat Center for World Music
Tel.: 0049 5121 883 92378

Consultation hours: Mo - Thu, 10am - 1pm


Postal address:
Stiftung Universität Hildesheim
Center for World Music
Universitätsplatz 1
31141 Hildesheim