For the Master's Program, applicants should have a bachelor's degree or equivalent, more than one year of professional experience in a media-related field and communication skills in German and English.
For the International Media Studies program, applicants must have a bachelor's degree or equivalent and more than one year of professional experience in a media-related field acquired after the completion of their first degree.
The Master’s Program is bilingual and students will have to provide proof of good verbal and written language skills in both German and English. This is usually given in form of a language test completed in their country of origin from a recognized institution. This does not apply for applicants' native language(s). For a list of accepted German and English language tests and required levels, please see the downloads below.
You can find further information about the German language test TestDaF, about test dates as well as testing locations under the link below.
Tuition Fees, Financing and Scholarships
The tuition fees for the postgraduate, four-semester Master's Program will cost a total of 6,000 EUR. There are a limited number of full and partial scholarships available.
The tuition fees for the postgraduate, four-semester Master's Program will cost 6,000 EUR. Students can either pay the total sum before admission or pay a monthly rate of 250 EUR. Additionally, students have to pay a semester fee (currently of 242.50 EUR) to the University of Applied Sciences Bonn-Rhein-Sieg. This fee includes administrative costs, studentship fee as well as a ticket for use of public transport in the area's traffic network. The fee is subject to change. For more information, please visit their homepage.
There are different ways of financing your studies:
We are granting full scholarship to up to 10 applicants each year. Prospective students from developing countries can apply for the full scholarship. The scholarship is 750 EUR per month covering costs for living and accommodation. The tuition fee and the flight will be also reimbursed. A committee will decide which applicants are to receive a scholarship after the application deadline has expired.
For a list countries that are eligible for funding, please see the download below.
If you don't meet the requirements for the full scholarship, you may apply for a partial scholarship. This will cover the costs of the tuition fees of 6,000 EUR. The expenses for travelling, accommodation and living will have to be paid by yourself.
In addition to the above mentioned scholarships there is the possibilty to finance your living costs (approx. 800 EUR per month) and the tuition fees of 250 EUR per month over the course of all four semesters (6,000 EUR in total).
An overview of the average monthly costs students in Germany will have to expect is available on the website of Deutsches Studentenwerk (German Student Union) on the link below.