Welcome to Macromedia University – the university for digital transformation

Choosing a university is an important life decision. It's the place where you lay the foundation for your future career network and discover your chosen area of work and start to mould your professional identity. We are delighted that you've taken an interest in Macromedia, a recognised private German university, and would like to tell you more about how we can help to shape your future.

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Our programmes – your future

At Macromedia University, our focus is on our students. We aim to create a space where they can develop. We promote key competencies like communications skills and an entrepreneurial mindset. A large part of our courses is based on practical projects which take the form of individual coaching. Digital transformation is fundamentally changing the structure of our professional world and we need people at the heart of these changes who are able to think across disciplines and take on personal responsibility. These are the people we are educating. As the university for digital transformation, we see our role as enablers: we enable our students to understand and shape change. The process and the outcome can be encapsulated succinctly: you change.

Our study programmes are a blend of theoretical lectures and practical project work. Students are encouraged to take responsibility for their studies and are given the opportunity to engage with leading media figures and key players from international organizations, who work closely with the university as guest lecturers and project sponsors. We offer full-time Bachelor courses and postgraduate Master’s degree courses for an international career path in the media and communications sector. All programmes are accredited by FIBAA and lead to an internationally recognised degree. A collaboration with our UK partner, the University of Westminster, allows us to offer additional Bachelor Degrees within our undergraduate programmes.

Our Campus – connected to Germany's top industry players

Our campuses are based in some of Germany's most vibrant cities: Munich, Stuttgart, Cologne, Hamburg, Freiburg, Leipzig and Berlin. Our students benefit from our excellent interconnection with the local industry at each campus location. The university employs some 100 professors and renowned scientists and experts from media companies, multi-national companies, universities and communications agencies. Around 3,000 students have been enrolled so far, including an increasing number of international students choosing to study at Macromedia helping to strengthen the already thriving cosmopolitan culture at Macromedia University.

Master's Programme – shaping the digital future in higher positions

In principle, Macromedia’s Master’s programmes are closely aligned with the professional requirements of the media and communication industry. This principle is reflected in the university’s teaching processes. All lec­tures are held in English and delivered in a stimulating and practical manner in small classes.

Case studies, simulations and project work – mostly in cooperation with media enterprises – help students develop expertise that will facilitate access to coveted careers. With small classes and intensive supervision, Macrome­dia’s learning environment reflects the Anglo-Saxon Master’s degree culture, including individual coaching by qualified lecturers. Our Graduate School will equip you with the relevant methods and tools to actively shape the permanent transformation of society and economy as a professional, preparing you for a success­ful career with excellent future prospects.

The benefits of choosing Macromedia University

  • Top position in CHE Ranking 2014/15
  • Small classes with intensive, individual supervision
  • Globally recognised, state-approved degrees
  • Campuses in Berlin, Munich, and Cologne; Berlin and Munich are in the Top 10 “Best Student Cities 2017” ranking by Top Universities
  • Authentic, practice-oriented projects with over 500 well-known companies
  • Highly qualified professors and industry insiders as lecturers
  • Well-equipped media labs
  • Strong career prospects in Germany: 18 months visa after successful graduation
  • Master’s classes run three days a week
  • Study programmes entirely in English
  • Campuses located in top industrial cities of Germany
  • Worldwide network of partner universities

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Programmes taught in:
  • English
  • German

This school also offers:

BA

Macromedia University of Applied Sciences

The Bachelor of Honours degree in International Management is offered in collaboration with the University of Westminster. It is aimed at students who would like to study ... [+]

Get the prestigious Westminster BA (Hons) while studying in Germany

This programme is an exceptional one designed to give students a truly international academic profile combining the best of the University of Westminster and Macromedia University. In collaboration with the University of Westminster, we have made it possible for students to earn the UK Bachelor of Honours degree in Germany at Macromedia University. That means you get the best of both worlds – an internationally recognised BA (Hons) and internationally-oriented study experience in the major metropolises in Germany.

Benefits No need to fulfil the strict German admission criteria: For this programme, you do not have to meet the German admissions criteria. This means you can join the programme if you have a recognised high school graduation certificate or equivalent and English language proof (TOEFL/IELTS). It’s a smart way to earn the internationally reputed German Bachelor degree. Gain real work experience and international perspectives: With a large network of more than 500 industry partners, you have several opportunities to work on real projects and gain practical experiences. During the semester abroad, you will spend one semester at one of our international partner universities. This is your chance to expand your network and develop an international outlook. ... [-]
Germany Munich Berlin
October 2019
English
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6 - 7 semesters
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Macromedia University of Applied Sciences

Are you interested in a course that combines communications, media and management? If so, then the Bachelor in Media and Communication Management is for you. This course ... [+]

Get the prestigious Westminster BA (Hons) while studying in Germany

Top it up with an additional German degree from the Macromedia University

This programme is an exceptional one designed to give students a truly international academic profile combining the best of the University of Westminster and Macromedia University. In collaboration with the University of Westminster, we have made it possible for students to earn the UK Bachelor of Honours degree in Germany at Macromedia University. That means you get the best of both worlds – an internationally recognized BA (Hons) and internationally-oriented study experience in the major media hubs of Germany.

The course contentWith our comprehensive curriculum that blends broad conceptual foundation with practice-oriented projects and case studies, you are prepared to meet the demands of the media industry in a global context. With the programme’s focus on digital media management, brand management, advertising, corporate communications, public relations and broadcasting, our graduates develop a full range of competencies that are crucial to thriving as managers in the fast-evolving media industry.... [-]

Germany Munich Berlin Cologne
October 2019
English
Full time
7 - 7 semesters
Campus
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Macromedia University of Applied Sciences

In the digital media world, the demands faced by designers are complex and at the same time fascinating, since the variety of media and the high volume of information req ... [+]

The best of Westminster and Macromedia - Earn the UK BA Hons and an additional German Bachelor in Germany

Do you have a passion for media design? Do you want to work in creatively stimulating design roles internationally? This bachelor programme is an exceptional one designed to give students a truly international academic profile combining the best of the University of Westminster and Macromedia University. In collaboration with the University of Westminster, we have made it possible for students to earn the UK Bachelor of Honours degree in Germany at Macromedia University. That means you get the best of both worlds – an internationally recognized BA (Hons) and internationally-oriented study experience in the major media hubs of Germany.... [-]

Germany Cologne Munich Berlin
October 2019
English
Full time
7 - 7 semesters
Campus
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Macromedia University of Applied Sciences

The Bachelor in Fashion Design programme is designed to provide a complete overview of fashion design blending extensive practical learning into the creatively intensive ... [+]

Haute-couture or mass brand, prepare to bring your designs to life

Study Parisian Fashion Design course in Berlin

The Bachelor in Fashion Design programme is designed to provide a complete overview of fashion design blending extensive practical learning into the creatively intensive courses. The programme is offered in partnership with Atelier Chardon Savard, one of the top five fashion schools in France. The trailblazing partnership between Macromedia University and Atelier Chardon Savard brings together the best of Paris and Berlin, the two leading fashion capitals of the world. The practice-oriented programme with French flair is taught at Atelier Chardon Savard in Kreuzberg, Berlin’s trendy district that buzzes with creative people and companies. You will learn not only the subjects related to fashion design but also methods, strategies and soft skills that will help you gain a foothold in all areas of design and fashion business.... [-]

Germany Munich Berlin Cologne
October 2019
English
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7 semesters
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Bachelor

Macromedia University of Applied Sciences

Do you aspire to work as a manager in the fashion industry? This Bachelor programme trains you to become a competent fashion manager helping you acquire the key business ... [+]

Do you aspire to work in the creative and ever-evolving fashion industry? Are you passionate about fashion and want to make an impact on how trends and great fashion brands are created, consumed and experienced? If yes, then our bachelor’s degree in Fashion Management (B.A.) is the first step in the path to your success in the fashion industry.

The Fashion Management (B.A.) opens the doors of the fashion industry’s companies such as agencies, fashion manufacturers, online portals, magazines, department stores, retail chains, event companies, photographic agencies and so on. As a competent fashion manager, you will acquire key business skills and knowledge to analyse target groups, evaluate trends, and create and develop brands. Studying in the Berlin campus of Macromedia University means you have the opportunities to create your own network in the city which is a fashion hub and an attractive destination for creative young designers who could be your future colleagues or partners. From functional clothing to haute couture, the Fashion Management programme engages with all aspects of the subject including the following key areas:... [-]

Germany Berlin
October 2019
English
Full time
7 - 7 semesters
Campus
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Macromedia University of Applied Sciences

Film-makers are storytellers. They give visual form to the themes which touch us as humans. They create pictures and dialogue and build up intense, atmospheric moods for ... [+]

Film Directing (B.A.)

The comprehensive course of study at Macromedia gives you the best possible preparation for finding and claiming your individual place in the world of film and television. We deliberately emphasize the strengths of traditional narrative cinema, fictional and documentary perspectives, and forms. Feature film, documentary or short film, advert, video clip or music clip – the Bachelor of Arts qualification comprising scriptwriting, cinematography, post-production, production and directing opens all possible options to you.

The university is not just a place for learning. Practical exercises, an intensive exchange of ideas with real industry professionals, and high-quality workshops on special topics are as important to us as teaching theoretical principles. That’s what students really appreciate about Macromedia.... [-]

Germany Cologne Munich Berlin
October 2019
Full time
7 semesters
Campus
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Macromedia University of Applied Sciences

The International Management Bachelor degree specialisation is one of 4 streams of specialisation as part of the Management Programme and is aimed at students who would l ... [+]

Globalization and the speed of information in the 21st century have increasingly challenged established companies in regards to their processes and the way they have been operating. From the manufacturers, retailers, service providers to the consumers – old structures have more than once been turned upside down. The big economic crisis of 2008 has shown how quickly entire countries can slip into a recession. Modern and cross skilled management skills (T shaped qualifications) have become vital in today’s internationalized economy where media and the speed of communication have become as important as the fundamentals of good business administration.

Comprehensive curriculum

Students of the International Management programme will be prepared for a career in business administration, human resource management, distribution and marketing, public relations, corporate finance as well as controlling or as a corporate strategist. A set of electives will allow you to deepen your expertise in the areas of Commerce, Service Management or International innovation management.... [-]

Germany Berlin Munich
October 2019
English
Full time
6 - 7 semesters
Campus
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Practice projects with industry partners

Living change. The Macromedia corporate video

Practice cooperation with Mercedes-Benz Consulting

360 degree tour of the Berlin Campus

Address
Macromedia University of Applied Sciences - Cologne Brüderstraße 17 50667 Cologne
50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Macromedia University of Applied Sciences - Munich Sandstrasse 9
80335 Munich, Bavaria, Germany
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Macromedia University of Applied Sciences - Berlin M33 Höfe Mehringdamm 33
10961 Berlin, Berlin, Germany