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Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences

Motion Pictures

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)
Subjects: Media Studies, Journalism
English only
Winter semester:  01 Jun/15 Apr
Application Deadlines
3.5 Years (starting: Winter semester)
Tuition fees (per semester)
Winter semester
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

A prerequisite for the bachelor's degree is a university entrance qualification.

Language Requirements

The following certificates are recognised as proof of your language proficience.

CERF English
min B2
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? yes

Additional information:
English language proficiency can also be proven by an English grade "satisfactory" or higher in your last report card, or by being an English native speaker. Applicants should also have sufficient knowledge of German.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Applications are open from:
Winter semester:March 01 (German)March 01 (EU)March 01 (Non EU)
Summer semester:
In 45 hours free webinar
How to apply via Uni-assist

Application Procedure & Selection

Admission test/interview:
aptitute test
Application Fee:
75 € for the first application, 30 € for each additional

Application Documents

Applicants with German university entrance qualification:

  1. Proof of a university entrance qualification recognized in Hesse or a school certificate as well as the last two certificates (annual report, semi-annual report).
  2. A tabular curriculum vitae including cinematic, artistic and narrative interests, description of any experience and skills in the field of study as well as a description of any social commitment.
  3. Portfolio with 3 work samples.
  4. Justification of the wish to study.
  5. Declaration as to whether an aptitude test for this course or the corresponding focus of the previous digital media course has already been taken at Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences.
  6. Declaration of consent from the legal guardian, provided that the applicant is a minor at the time of the application/aptitude test.
  7. If possible: Proof of sufficient English skills (see language requirements).

Applicants with an international university entrance qualification:

Create your application form and then send it to uni-assist electronically. Once this is done, please print out the application form, sign it and send the signed paper form to uni-assist along with the following documents which you must provide in form of officially authenticated copies and sworn translations:

  1. School leaving certificate.
  2. Depending on your country of origin, a certificate proving that you have passed the University Entrance Examination.
  3. If you have already studied in your home country, please also send in documentation confirming your years of study.
  4. English language certificate (see language requirements).
  5. Copy of your passport.

Please send your formal application documents to:

Hochschule Darmstadt
c/o uni-assist e.V.
D-11507 Berlin

In order to take the Entrance Examination, you must submit a curriculum vitae (including artistic, cinematic and narrative interests; description of experience/skills in the field of study; description of social engagement) a motivation statement (max. 10 lines) and a digital portfolio with 3 work samples, such as movies or videos, pictures, text storyboards. Please note:

  1. You may send a maximum of 3 digital work samples only (USB Stick, H264 file, jpeg pictures, text, or storyboards as PDF).
  2. Label the data device clearly with your full name.
  3. Make sure that the data device and all files run flawlessly.
  4. The work samples will not be returned unless you add a stamped and self-addressed envelope.
  5. Fill in and include the Entrance Examination Application Form (provided with this document) as well as your CV and motivation statement.

Please send your Entrance Examination Application (digital portfolio, curriculum vitae, motivation statement, entrance examination application form) to:

Hochschule Darmstadt
University of Applied Sciences
Student Service Center
Haardtring 100D-64295


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Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website