Film and audiovisual Media

... looks into questions such as ...

  • Which categories define a classical Hollywood movie?
  • How do film festivals work?
  • What is the relationship between fake news and documentaries?
  • Why there is no culture without media?
  • Why do people in french movies talk and in german movies not?

Degree programmes


Film and audiovisual Media, Master 1 subject


Degree: Master of Arts
Start: Winter semester
Duration: 4 semesters
Classroom language: German, English

Detailed information for international applicants

What's it all about?

This degree programme is unique, because ...

​it allows integrated study in three different countries, taking place in important locations of media and media studies (Paris, Milan, London, Barcelona, etc.) and leading to the most important research sites of film and audiovisual media.

It provides the opportunity to specialise in the following fields
  • Media studies
  • Cultural science
  • Film and visual studies
  • Philosophy
  • Art history

Who is suited?

Those who wish to enrol in this degree programme,


  • language skills in two foreign languages, educational background in media studies

  • independent work and research, experiencing films emotionally
struggle through:

  • spending time abroad

This degree programme is suited for graduates in the following subjects
  • Media studies
  • Humanities
  • Cultural science
Graduates from this degree programme frequently work
  • in academia
  • as organisers (festivals, cultural events)
  • in cultural affairs
  • in archives
  • in museums

And else?

An internship ...

is recommended.

Studying abroad ...

is mandatory. It is done in the 2nd and 3rd semester.
Duration: 2 semesters

Where do I find help?

Academic advisory office

Felix Hasebrink
Building, Room: GB 1/137
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-25068
Website academic advisory office

Contact students

Fachschaft Medienwissenschaft
Building, Room: GA 2/39
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-24719
Website Fachschaft


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