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  • Master of Arts


  • 3 semesters

    Standard period of study (amount)

  • Dortmund


  • January 2025 (Non-EU)

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Overview and admission

Study Type


Admission semester

Summer Semester only

Area of study




Target group

Graduates of a degree course in Film or a comparable Design course with curriculum components of Film as a specialisation

Admission modus

open admission

Admission requirements (Link)

Admission requirements

Diplom or Bachelor's degree in Film or a comparable design course at a university or the completion of an accredited Bachelor's degree at a vocational academy with curricular proportions of Film of more than 50% and an overall grade of better than 2.0 and the degree-related artistic-creative aptitude. The artistic and creative suitability is determined by the Commission on the basis of the assessment of work samples of the applicants. The degree courses must include at least 210 credit points. Whether the prerequisites are met or not is decided by an elected commission. With 180 ECTS credit points, applicants canbe provisionally admitted if the missing 30 credit points are proven when registering for the first module examination, but at the latest within one year of the start of the degree course. The proof is provided by the completion of a practical project with a duration of 20 weeks.

Lecture period
  • 25.09.2023 - 09.02.2024
  • 01.04.2024 - 26.07.2024

Application deadlines

Summer semester (2023)
Deadlines for international students from countries that are not members of the European Union

15.11.2024 - 15.01.2025 (Universitywide deadline)

Admission-restricted Bachelor’s degree courses uni-assist application procedure: 01.11.2023 - 15.01.2024 Open admission Master´s degree programmes: 01.12.2023 - 15.01.2024 Master's degree programmes with admission restrictions 01.12.2023 - 15.01.2024 English-language Master's degree courses (NON-EU)

Languages of instruction

Main language


DAAD - Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst - German Academic Exchange Service