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Digitale Media Bachelor of Arts


Bachelor Digital Media

Applications for our Bachelor of Digital Media / Media Design programme are processed through the University of the Arts’ online platform ARTIST. Applications for admission to the entrance examination and for study for this programme of studies must be submitted through the ARTIST platform by 15 May 2021.

On receiving your application, the University of the Arts will send you an email containing details on other important deadlines and dates in the application process.

The entrance examination

The next step on the way to a study place in the Digital Media/Media Design programme is the entrance examination. The core of the application is your portfolio with self-produced, meaningful, creative-artistic work samples. These are submitted exclusively in the form of digital or digitized (e.g. photographed) works. The digitization of the works should be of good to high quality. However, the quality of the digitisation will not be evaluated. If necessary, provide the works with references to works (websites, videos) on cloud services (Nextcloud, Google Drive, Dropbox etc.) or video platforms (Youtoube, Vimeo etc.). The works can come from digital or non-digital areas (e.g. interaction design, interface design, generative design, new media art, web design, video, animation, typography, photography, drawing, concept work). The works should be submitted in common file formats such as PDF, HTML, JPG, PNG, GIV, MOV, AVI, MPEG. Works that have been realized in interactive or generative formats (e.g. Unity, Processing or Unreal Engine) should be submitted as screenshots or screencaptures and as original files. Each work can be accompanied by short explanations. A curriculum vitae in table form and a list of the submitted work should be attached.

The works are uploaded on a web interface. You will receive further information promptly by e-mail.

The second part of the entrance examination is based on the results of the submitted work. The entrance examination consists of a homework assignment and a technical discussion with the examination board.

If you have passed the entrance examination, you will receive notification of this by e-mail and take part in the allocation procedure for available places on the course.

If you receive a letter of rejection, it remains to be seen whether the University of the Arts can allocate a place for you in the succession procedure. Please be patient, we guarantee that no study place will remain free!

Important dates

Application for admission to the entrance examination: from 1 February - 15 May 2021
Upload of artistic works / portfolios: 19 May - 21 May 2021 (until 6 pm)
Review of the artistic works: 26 May - 1 June 2021
Mailing of results of review of the artistic works: from 7 June 2021
Mailing of the theme for the homework: 10 June 2021
Upload of the homework: 11 June 2021 (until 23:59 MESZ)
Interviews entrance examination: 22 June - 24 June 2021
Results of entrance examination: from 1 July 2021
Results of admission procedure: until end of July 2021
lecture start winter semester 2021/2022: 4 October 2021

Information for foreign applicants

Please Note, the proof of German language skills as obligatory pre-requisite for enrolment. Foreign applicants for a course of study at the University of the Arts must prove that they have good knowledge of the German language in oral and written communication. Further information on the language certificate can be found below.

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