Offenburg University of Applied Sciences

Communication and Media Engineering

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Electrical Engineering, Media Studies, Journalism, Information Engineering
English only
Winter semester:  31 Mar
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
Free / 1500€
Tuition fees (per semester)
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
local admission restriction
directly at University
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in the field of electrical or media engineering or a related discipline. In any case, good knowledge in the field of electrical/telecommunication or media engineering is essential to join the program.

Work Experience

Chances for admission into the program improve if the applicant has acquired relevant work experience in the field of communication and media technology.

GPA Comment

An outstanding CGPA is expected. Your CGPA should rank at least within the top quarter of your class.

Additional Qualification

Some basic knowledge in software programming is indispensable for the successful completion of the program. Therefore, the university asks future students to brush up their knowledge in the following areas before getting to Offenburg: "C" or another imperative/procedural/object-oriented programming language (Java, C++, Pascal, FORTRAN, etc). A prospective student should know how to implement algorithms (e. g., bubblesort, quicksort, mergesort) and data structures (e. g., queues, stacks, linked lists, graphs).

Language Requirements

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

min 6
min 213
min 79
min 550
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no information provided by university

Additional information:
It is no longer necessary to provide proof of German language proficiency. Nevertheless, basic knowledge of German is indispensable for everyday life in Germany.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of admission:
local admission restriction
Admission test/interview:
directly at University
Application Fee:

Application Documents

As a result of the very large number of applications that reach the university every year, a two-step selection process has been introduced: The selection committee will screen your online application first. Within a few weeks, you will be informed if your application has been short-listed. In this case, you will be invited to send your complete application documents by postal mail.

If you are invited to send a paper-based application, print out the form generated in HISinOne, attach your recent picture, sign it and include the following documents:

  1. Attested copy of your bachelor's degree (translated into English or  German).
  2. Attested transcripts of grades (translated into English or German).
  3. Copy of TOEFL Test (institutional code: 7087) or IELTS. For more info, see the language requirements.
  4. Curriculum vitae.
  5. Letter of motivation (explanation why you want to study CME).
  6. Letter(s) of recommendation.
  7. APS certificate (for applicants from China, Vietnam, and Mongolia).

Before mailing your application, please be sure that you have completed and signed the application, added a recent picture, and included the other required documents in a single envelope (no folders or extra covers). Please send the envelope to the university at the following address:

Offenburg University of Applied Sciences
Ms. Ulrike Nordau
Badstr. 24
77652 Offenburg

Phone: +49 781 205 141
Fax: +49 781 205 120
Email: [email protected] 

Note: as the university does not send back any application documents, please only hand in certified copies, not original documents.

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website