With about 70 professorships and over 2000 students in all five media centres of Munich, Stuttgart, Cologne, Hamburg and Berlin, Macromedia University of Applied Sciences trains the next generation of media talent for an international media society.
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Macromedia’s courses of study cover the broad spectrum of modern media careers, from management and content jobs such as journalism, to the creative fields of design, gaming and film and television. Our teaching is informed by the core idea of training students to the highest level professionally, but also giving them individual support in their personal development. With about 70 professorships and over 2000 students in all five media centres of Munich, Stuttgart, Cologne, Hamburg, and Berlin, the university trains the next generation of media talent for an international media society. The graduate and postgraduate school for media and communication has state accreditation from the Bavarian State Ministry of Sciences, Research and Arts, and is also accredited in locations across Germany: Baden-Württemberg, North Rhine-Westphalia, Hamburg and Berlin. Graduates of receive a Bavarian university degree. As an international university, in keeping with the core idea of the ‘5-continent university’, we maintain a close network of renowned partner universities worldwide. In the five Bachelor’s programmes, Film and Television, Journalism, Media Management, Media and Communication Design and Management, the university offers vocational qualifications in a total of more than twenty fields of study. These cover the whole spectrum of media. We also offer several courses of study taught entirely in English: the B.A. programs of Media and Communication Management, Media Design, Design Management, International Management. Part-time study for working professionals is so far available in two fields of study in the Bachelor’s programmes, and will be implemented in further subjects in accordance with Bologna 2020. The English-language Master School offers various Master’s programmes. All courses of study are tested and certified by the accreditation agency FIBAA. In order to offer students a close interlinking of theory and practice, the university has appointed scholars and experts from media businesses, universities and communications agencies to fill its professorships. The non-professorial academic staff is also under constant development and expansion. In the different courses of studies, students receive highly individualized support as they acquire theoretical subject knowledge and develop their social and creative personalities. Macromedia University had its origins in the Macromedia Akademie, a specialist in media-related basic and advanced training with 15 years of experience (ten of those years in the area of university study) and more than 20,000 course graduates. The university’s trustee company, Macromedia GmbH, was founded in 1993. Since 2013 Macromedia is a part of the international education network “Galileo Global Education”.