Entertainment Producingpart time degree programmes for professionals

  • Master of Arts


  • 4 semesters

    Standard period of study (amount)

  • Köln


  • No information

Overview and admission

Study Type


Admission semester

Winter Semester only

Target group

Ambitious people from the entertainment industry with at least one year of professional experience, e.g. editors, (junior) producers, production managers, freelance authors, or from individual trades of entertainment production (e.g. editing, direction, camera, casting, etc.), as well as from related industries such as events, theatre and transmedia/online production. The career-integrated Master's degree course offers media professionals from the entertainment industry and career-changers the opportunity to expand and deepen their theoretical and practical knowledge in order to further qualify for management tasks or entrepreneurial activities.


The Master's degree course in ENTERTAINMENT PRODUCING is organised as part of a cooperation agreement with TH Köln (Cologne University of Applied Sciences) at the ifs (International Film School Cologne). The degree course commences every other year in the winter semester. Next commencement in the winter semester 2025/2026. Please check the website of the ifs for deadlines and dates:https://www.filmschule.de/de/studium/ma-entertainment-producing/bewerbung

Admission modus

Selection procedure / qualifying examination

Admission requirements (Link)

Admission requirements

A Bachelor's academic degree (or equivalent) worth at least 180 ECTS credit points or a higher degree (e.g. a German Magister or Diploma degree) from a recognised university Very good proficiency in German and good proficiency in English The ifs welcomes applications from ambitious people working in the entertainment industry who have earned degrees in non-related subjects. Applicants must have at least one year of professional experience in the entertainment industry – in production/editing or in the individual creative trades of production (e.g. directing, camera, editing, casting, etc.). It is also possible to apply from a related practical area such as events, theatre or transmedia/multimedia production.

Lecture period
  • 01.04.2024 - 26.07.2024
  • 23.09.2024 - 07.02.2025

Tuition fee


3,750.00 EUR / semester

Fees (Link)

Tuition fee for "non-EU citizens": EUR 3,750 per semester Tuition fee for "EU citizens": EUR 2,750 per semester One-time enrolment fee for “all students”: EUR 400 Semester contribution H Köln (Cologne University of Applied Sciences) for “all students”: EUR 330.20

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Further languages


DAAD - Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst - German Academic Exchange Service