The international online academy for audio engineering and music production

Are you interested in a promising future in the music business or even a bachelor’s degree in audio engineering & music production?

This is the place for you to learn professional recording, mixing, and mastering for producing songs at the highest level.

With HOFA’s officially approved and certified online courses, you can achieve everything – with fun and from home!

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▶︎HOFA Audio Engineering Online Courses
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AUDIO DIPLOMA is the ultimate audio engineering online course – especially in the brand-new version 3. You’ll learn everything you need to know for outstanding music productions and your career in the audio industry.
If you want, you can complete the bachelor’s degree after the DIPLOMA in just one year.


With the online course AUDIO PRO V3, you will efficiently and successfully learn how to record, mix, master and produce music at a professional level.
This course is part of the ultimate online training in audio engineering AUDIO DIPLOMA.


The entry-level online course AUDIO BASIC V3 is the perfect start into the world of audio engineering & music production.
This course is part of the ultimate online training in audio engineering AUDIO DIPLOMA.

Audio software from Arturia as a gift with the ultimate audio engineering course!

Get the virtual instruments bundle V-Collection 9 and the wavetable synthesizer Pigments 4 worth a total of $798 for free with the online course AUDIO DIPLOMA.

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How you learn with HOFA

Courses begin at any time.

Get started right now with your audio engineering online course. Or benefit from the current special offer and begin later.

Everything can be done at home.

You can take any HOFA course at home – with constant access to all your lessons and practical exercises. And you can also do the assignments and exams at your computer and upload them.

Your online campus.

Learn with multimedia content in the HOFA Online Campus: tutorials, entire studio productions, theory lessons and instructive sound examples. You will also find livestreams and studio workshops on this learning platform.

Regular studio livestreams.

Every month, there are exclusive studio workshops that you can watch live. You will also have the chance to chat with the tutors and students. These workshops are permanently available to you as recordings.

Studio pros check your mixes.

In the courses, you will work on fascinating exercises and even entire mixes and receive individual analyses from the HOFA tutors. And if you want, we will give you detailed feedback on your own productions!

Answers to your questions.

Throughout the course, a team of professional audio engineers will be there to answer all your questions – by phone, chat & email.

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