The most important electronic music studios established till the 1960s listed by the year of creation:


1948 – Paris, France: Groupe de Recherches Musicales (GRM), established at Radiodiffusion-Television Françaises (RTF)


1951/53 – Cologne, Germany: Studio für Elektronische Musik at Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR)


1951/59 – New York, USA: Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center at Columbia and Princeton Universities (originally Columbia Tape Music Center)


1955 – Milan, Italy: Studio di Fonologia Musicale at Radio Milano


1955 – Tokyo, Japan: Electronic Music Studio at NHK Radio


1956 – Eindhoven, The Netherlands: Philips Physics Laboratory at Philips Corporation


1956 – Munich, Germany: Studio für Elektronische Musik at Siemens Corporation


1957 – Warsaw, Poland: Polish Radio Experimental Studio (PRES) at Polish National Radio


1957 – Murray Hill, USA: Bell Telephone Laboratories at Bell Telephone


1958 – London, UK: Radiophonic Workshop at British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)


1958 – Urbana, USA: Experimental Music Studios (EMS) at University of Illinois


1959 – Toronto, Canada: Electronic Music Studio at University of Toronto


1961 – Helsinki, Finland: Electronic Music Studio at University of Helsinki


1961 – Oslo, Norway: Norsk Rikskringkasting at NRK Radio


1961 – Waltham, USA: Electronic Music Studio at Brandeis University


1962 – San Francisco, USA: San Francisco Tape Music Center, first private, then from 1966 at Mills College


1962 – Buenos Aires, Argentina: Laboratorio de Música Electrónica at Centro Latinoamericano de Altos Estudios Musicales (CLAEM), Instituto Torcuato Di Tella


1963 – Ghent, Belgium: Institute for Psychoacoustic and Electronic Music (IPEM) at Ghent University