Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences

Media, Technology and Society

M.A. (Master of Arts)
Subjects: Media Studies, Journalism, Film
90, 120
English only
Winter semester: 01 Jun/01 Aug
Summer semester: 01 Dec/01 Feb
Application Deadlines
1.5 - 2 Years (starting: Both semesters)
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Both semesters
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor‘s degree (or equivalent) in the fields of Journalism, Communication or Media Science or other programs with an explicit focus on the interaction between technology, media and society.

Minimum standard period of study: 6 semesters for the 4-semester variant, or 7 semesters for the 3-semester variant.
Required ECTS: 180 for the 4-semester variant, or 210 for the 3-semester variant.

Language Requirements

Additional information:
There is no need for a TOEFL, IELTS, or another English test. You have to prove your language capabilities by submitting well formulated and authentic documents in English as described by the admission requirements. In addition, It is expected that all submissions or presentations during the course of study to be in English.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Special Deadline Case:
Winter semester: Only for the 4-semester study option.
Summer semester: Only for the 3-semester study option.
In 40 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

Application procedure international applicants:

Please upload the following documents - officially authenticated copies and sworn translations (due to COVID-19, no certified copies are required) - to uni-assist online.

  1. Your school leaving certificate. Normally a completed bachelor’s degree is sufficient; however, there are many cases where a secondary school certificate will still play an important role in the evaluation of your entitlement to study in Germany. It is impossible to tell in advance if your secondary school certificate will be required, this can only be determined during the application process. If the secondary school certificate is missing from your application, your application will be rejected.
  2. Your bachelor’s degree in a related subject from a recognized university. 'Recognized' means that the university must be accredited according to the laws and regulations of the country in which it is based.
  3. The transcript of records/diploma supplement for all study years (precondition is a full-time study program).
  4. Copy of your passport.

Please send all application documents related to the artistic entrance examination, including your digital portfolio, to Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences via dataupload.

  1. A detailed curriculum vitae (table form).
  2. A letter of motivation (personal statement) indicating your personal interest in this master course (max. 4000 characters incl. blanks).
  3. An exposé about your intended field of research and development (max. 8000 characters incl. blanks).
  4. Optional: a portfolio with 3 work samples.
  5. If available: Proof of special achievements related to the field of study, or civil engagement (awards, outstanding projects, volunteer work etc).
  6. If available: proof of practical experience (job references, letter of recommendation.


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Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website