HOFA Short Courses

These two-month correspondence courses offer in-depth looks into fascinating areas of audio engineering to advanced learners and ambitious beginners.
The three courses are a part of HOFA COMPLETE and are not yet available as individual courses. They will be released later in 2019.

Learn Audio Engineering Everywhere

The HOFA Online Campus gives you access to all your learning content at any time.

You will be provided with new learning units every month.

Multimedia-based learning: The course contains video tutorials, texts, sound examples, complete studio productions & practical exercises.

Get started straightaway

  • HOFA Short Courses can be completed with all current DAWs such as Pro Tools, Logic, Cubase, Ableton Live, Studio One etc.
  • Expert knowledge from fascinating areas of music production.
  • Improve your productions in no time with the help of exciting video tutorials.

We are there for you

  • Throughout the course, a team of professional audio engineers will be at your side to provide advice and assistance – by email, chat & phone.
  • Interesting exercises to work on and submit.
  • Detailed analyses of your exercises and individual feedbacks by the HOFA tutors


  • Officially approved and certified education
  • The costs of education might be tax-deductable (depending on your location).
  • Graduates receive a certificate for each short course.

State-certified online courses

All HOFA correspondence courses are evaluated and certified by the German State Central Office for Distance Learning "ZFU". This certifies meaningful didactics, an educationally meaningful course structure and fair contractual conditions.

Due to the state certification, all training costs might be tax-deductible (depending on your location).

Try it for 14 days without obligation

After your registration, you have two weeks to test the course. If the quality does not convince you, contact us, and we will cancel your correspondence course.

Academic training & ECTS credits

The time required for the HOFA online courses corresponds to a certain number of ECTS credits. HOFA online courses can be credited in conjunction with the corresponding number of ECTS credits towards your degree course.

Discounts on software & hardware

You can use your confirmation of participation to buy hardware and software from various manufacturers such as Ableton, Adam Audio, Adobe, Avid, Softube, Steinberg, Waves, HOFA-Plugins, HOFA-Akustik, etc. Almost all DAWs and plugins can be purchased with up to 50% educational discount.

Do you have any questions about the audio engineering courses from HOFA?