Macromedia University of Applied Sciences


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 where you 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 recognized private German university, and would like to tell you more about how we can help to shape 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 programmes – your future

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 recognized 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 and Berlin. Our students benefit from our excellent contacts to the local industry at each campus. The university employs some 80 professors and renowned scientists and experts from media companies, multi-national companies, universities and communications agencies. Currently, more than 2,000 students are enrolled, including an increasing number of students from around the world, who help 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.

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, accredited by FIBAA
  • Campuses in Berlin & Munich: two of the Top 5 “Most Affordable Cities for Students 2015” worldwide
  • Authentic, practice-oriented projects with over 500 well-known companies
  • Highly qualified professors and industry insiders as lecturers
  • International students from all continents
  • Career perspectives in Germany: 18 months visa after successful graduation
  • Master’s degree on three days a week (e.g. from Thursday to Saturday)
  • Pre-Semester course available online
  • Buddy network for international students
  • Several Programmes entirely in English
  • Campus locations situated in the very centre of Germany’s industrial locations
  • Worldwide network of Partner Universities
This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • German

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Practise projects with industry partners

Location address
Macromedia University of Applied Sciences - Munich
Bayerstraße 85

Munich, Bavaria, 80335 DE
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Macromedia University of Applied Sciences - Berlin
M33 Höfe
Mehringdamm 33

Berlin, Berlin Region, 10961 DE
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Macromedia University of Applied Sciences - Hamburg
Gertrudenstraße 3
20095 Hamburg

Hamburg, 20095 DE
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Naststraße 11, im Römerkastell
70376 Stuttgart

Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg , 70376 DE
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Macromedia University of Applied Sciences - Cologne
Brüderstraße 17
50667 Cologne

Cologne, North Rhine Westphalia, 50667 DE
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Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg , DE
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Hamburg, DE
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Cologne, North Rhine Westphalia, DE
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Berlin Region, DE