Welcome to the European Centre for Jewish Music
  • Jewish Music Studies

    Each winter semester the focus subject entitled “Jewish Music Studies” as part of the Master’s programme “Music Research and Music Education” starts at the HMTMH.

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  • New CD-Set available

    Our new CD-set of ethnographic fieldwork recordings ist available: Cantor Haim Ischakis sings synagogue music of the Romaniote Jews of Greece.

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  • Jewish Music – Practice as Research

    From 5 – 12 April 2019 the International Workshop "Jewish Music – Practice as Research" takes place at the CWM in Hildesheim. Two public concerts mark the beginning and the end.

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  • Magnified and Sanctified

    In September 2019 the 2nd International Conference on Jewish Liturgical Music will take place at HMTMH.

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New telephone numbers

Please note the new EZJM telephone numbers!
Administration: T. +49-(0)511-3100-7121

General information

The European Centre for Jewish Music (EZJM) is located at the Villa Seligmann (Hohenzollernstraße 39, 30161 Hannover), a 10-minute walk from the main building of HMTMH at Emmichplatz.

Opening times of the specialist reference library at the EZJM during the semester (1 April – 19 July 2019): Tuesday - Thursday 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. or upon prior registration.

For further information on Jewish music please check our list of links.

The flyer on our institute contains information on the documentation, research and course offerings at the EZJM:
English Flyer EZJM
(.pdf)