University of Pécs

International programmes


POP UP Music Camp

POP UP Music Camp


16 June, 2017 - 21 June, 2017


Are you a festival-goer and interested in learning how to organize a pop festival? Come to Pécs, our Hungarian Liverpool and home to many very popular Hungarian rock bands, and learn how to organize a pop music festival like the professionals do!

Pécs has an immense atmosphere of pop music - you can sense music here!

Join our unique Music Camp and learn from professional festival organizers and musicians how to:

1. organize and promote a music festival

2. create visual effects

3. perform your own music on stage

Participants will have a special opportunity to follow and to participate in the preparation of the amazing pop music festival, Fishing on Orfű.



Program description

Do you love music? Do you love festivals? Do you enjoy photography and other forms of visual art? Let's build a festival together!

The morning sessions of the five-day long POP UP MUSIC CAMP will offer lectures on various fields of pop music, such as the history of British pop music, the online music networks, the relationship between pop music and design and the social responsibility of pop music.

During the three parallel workshops (Music, Marketing, Visual Experience) the attendees will learn about the technical, communicational, and organizational issues of music festivals.

The evening jam sessions will allow you to feel what it's like to stand on the stage in a live performance. You can meet the musicians and bands of the local music society!

Topics to choose from: Music, Marketing, Visual Experience - we get you around the whole spectrum of pop music industry.

The Music Camp is scheduled prior to one of the most popular Hungarian pop music festivals, Fishing on Orfű, organized in a village very close to Pécs. The Music Camp attendees will have a unique opportunity not only to follow but also to get involved in the preparation of the festival and receive practical knowledge on building a festival.

The ZEN POP UP MUSIC CAMP is waiting for You - make your festival!


Social programs:

The night off programs will include concerts and participation in the various ongoing cultural events in Pécs.


Who should apply

Undergraduate, graduate and PhD students


Earned credits:  2 ECTS credits

Language of instruction: English

Housing: dormitory


Program fee: 270 EUR

Program fee includes:

course fee, meals, accomodation, attendance on social programs


Organizing unit:

Music University, University of Pécs


Application deadline

27 March, 2017


How to apply?

Please fill in the online application form that you find here: