Pioneer DJ Official EMEA DJ School Partners
Master the art of DJing with Pioneer DJ Official EMEA DJ School Partners. Take a variety of classes in schools all over Europe and you can discover all you need to know about DJing with club-standard Pioneer DJ equipment. Learn everything from the basics to the most advanced mixing and music production techniques.

Schools in Italy

Take a DJ skills course at the Music Academy Rimini and you’ll follow in the footsteps of countless students who’ve attended the northern Italian school since it opened in 2009. Every Saturday and Sunday, DJ students show off their skills in the Academy Deejay Twitch and Mixcloud stream, and many alumni have progressed to professional careers in the music industry. Maybe you’ll join them?

The MEC Academy in the heart of Naples is dedicated to education in the new digital, musical and visual arts. The academy features two main classrooms, a recording studio, a voice recording room and a relaxation area, and uses Pioneer DJ audio equipment. All teachers are professionals with many years’ experience in their respective fields and share their theoretical and practical knowledge and skills with passion.

NAM is a Music Academy with two locations in Milan and accredited for legally recognized certifications by the European Union. Since 1987 NAM has been offering professional training in the fields of Music, Audio Technology, DJ and Sound Design.

NAM has designed the first courses for DJs since the 90s. From 2020 it is also active in the publishing field with the “Nam Online” course website and the music educational books “Nam Edizioni”

Schools in the Netherlands

DJ School International, located in the Dutch town of Breda, offers everything from DJ Junior Classes (for ages 6 to 9) to advanced and professional classes that teach you how to master a club-standard CDJ setup. Production classes are available too, as well as a combined DJ/Producer course if you’re interested in doing it all.

Learn to DJ at the Amsterdam-based Pro DJ School. You’ll gain a full range of mixing skills with the DJ Total Skills Course, which even offers opportunities to play sets in partner venues in the city. Or you could develop your music career with the intensive 3-month DJ Producer Course that teaches combined skills in a small class.

Schools in Spain

Plastic Academy aims to give you the knowledge and tools you’ll need to make it as a professional DJ. Courses can be taken at several venues located across Spain, and online learning is also available. Graduates benefit from events and opportunities organized by the school, as well as a chance to appear on Plastic Academy’s weekly podcast, Out of the Box.

Microfusa offers tuition in DJing and production, while also offering formal qualifications in sound engineering and Pro Tools. Courses are run in Madrid and Barcelona, with online instruction and weekend courses available too. 

At the Ibiza Blau Music International Digital School, you can choose from in-depth DJing and Production courses. Classes offer tuition on DJ techniques, Ableton Live, musical theory, and more. The school also hosts classes and services tailored to children and adults with special needs.

Develop your DJ and production skills at the Audio Master Academy Musiluz. The Malaga-based institution offers in-depth programs in DJing, producing, and sound engineering. You’ll benefit from small class sizes with lots of one-on-one instruction and the school runs its own record label, which you might have the chance to release your tracks on.

With a teaching team including sound engineers, composers, internationally renowned DJs, and music technology experts, you’ll get a high level of training at the advanced music school Xpresate in Zaragoza. The in-depth professional DJ course teaches you how to use a wide range of Pioneer DJ gear including CDJs and units from the TORAIZ range.

Schools in the UK

Upgrade your electronic music production and DJ skills with Skapade Studios. You can take advantage of free resources such as video training, sample packs, and artist interviews first, then upgrade to become a member if you want to go to the next level. 

On the Rise Academy has DJ courses for everyone, whether you want mixing to be a part-time hobby, or you’re set on becoming a professional selector. The London-based school specializes in bespoke one-on-one instruction so you can take a course on a variety of subjects tailored to you, such as DJ skills, rekordbox, digital file management, scratching, and more.

Turn your ideas into tracks with the help of Point Blank Music School. Famous graduates include Goldie, Patrick Topping, and Claude VonStroke to name a few. The school offers degree and higher education programs in music production, as well as shorter practical courses in DJ skills.  

Make Me A DJ started out in the Beehive Mill in Manchester, situated above the famous Manchester nightclub, Sankeys. As their reputation and number of students grew, they sought out larger accommodation.

Make me a DJ can now be found in the trendy Ancoats district of the city. The school contains three studios, fully-equipped with everything students need, whether they want to be DJs, producers, or both.

London Sound Academy has established the most advanced DJ curriculum available in Europe and offers an exceptionally creative environment at its central London DJ academy. Founded in 2008 by Buster Bennett, LSA has built a reputation for offering one-to-one and group DJ courses, as well as helping its students to get DJ gigs upon graduation.

LSA can boast many famous alumni, including the BBC's Sarah Story, Skin, Kasra, Tough Love, Alex Mills, and Romy.

Established in 2015, DJ Gym is Birmingham's home of DJ tuition offering LSA-accredited DJ and music production courses. The studio is nestled inside the heart of Digbeth, Birmingham's creative district and offers DJ tuition and studio hire seven days a week. It's the go-to hub for electronic music education in the city and has built a reputation for excellence.

Schools in Poland

Instytut Dźwięku (eng. Institute of Sound) is the first DJ school in Poland, which is directly related to the club scene. Our idea is to create a community where DJs with many years of stage experience educate beginners. We focus on the practice of mixing while emphasizing the characteristics of club culture. We spread the ideas of equality, unity and support for the art industry.

We operate in the largest Polish cities (Warsaw, Krakow, Wroclaw, Gdansk, Poznan). We work with the best local clubs, enabling our students to show their skills on stage. We organize dozens of events every year.

In 2021, we won the most important Polish club plebiscite "munoludy" in the "Initiative of the Year" category.

Schools in Slovakia

The music school LFO is a unique Slovak project that aims to educate ambitious individuals in the field of modern/electronic music. Located in Bratislava, it was founded in 2018 and is equipped with state-of-the-art technology and a pleasant learning environment. LFO lecturers are established names from the Slovak music scene. In addition to education, we are also involved in various other activities, such as online content creation, tips and tricks, reviewing gear, workshops, and event organization.

Schools in Romania

Located in Bucharest Romania, DJ High Way stands out through its unique character, combining an advanced level of training with a formal yet friendly environment, providing a conducive atmosphere for the unalloyed learning of our students, regardless of age. The human amalgam that crosses our threshold is diverse and varied, encompassing teenagers dreaming of musical experiences and artists dedicated to perfecting their extensive knowledge.

Endowed with state-of-the-art technology and Pioneer DJ equipment, our studios are crafted to offer an immersive and professional experience for aspiring DJs and producers. Students have access to industry-standard software and hardware, enabling them to refine their skills and shape a distinctive sound. Our instructors, professionals in the field, are consistently available to offer guidance and support, ensuring that students have the essential resources to reach their objectives. Whether they are starting out or seeking to elevate their DJ or production abilities to an advanced level, our studios provide an ideal environment for learning and advancement.

Schools in Bulgaria

Founded in 2000 by DJ Pacho B, a luminary awarded DJ of the Year in 1996, E-Booking DJ School has been a nurturing ground for DJ talents in Bulgaria. Together with partner Pepo, they established the renowned E-Booking DJ agency in 2002, fostering the growth of aspiring DJs.

Having trained over 700 individuals by 2019, the school initially held an annual course each January before earning authorization from Pioneer DJ. Since then, it proudly hosts multiple courses yearly, marking a significant milestone in September 2023 as the first official partner of Pioneer DJ School.

Led by the acclaimed duo Pacho & Pepo, recognized as the best DJs for consecutive years, 2010 and 2011, E-Booking DJ School offers a transformative learning experience. With courses conducted in premier locations like Music Shop Ellectrica - Pioneer DJ Showroom, Club CODE, and E-Booking Studio, the school continues to redefine the DJing landscape.

"DJ University at DJ Shop" is part of the DJ Shop music center in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria, uniting one of the main stores for pro audio, stage lighting and DJ equipment, audio and lighting rental company, DJ studios, music production studios, as well as school for DJs, lighting operators, music production and other music industry related professions. As a technical base, the school is the largest in Bulgaria, with three separate professional studios, acoustically treated and equipped with the latest models of DJ equipment from Pioneer DJ. "DJ University @ DJ Shop" was created by DJs for DJs and produces around 60 DJs per year, most of whom start working as DJs very soon after completing the courses. The teachers are proven professionals in the industry, and the courses in terms of equipment, number of hours and practice are unsurpassed in Bulgaria.