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Media Technology


Audio and video technology, digital games, radio, television, cinema and many more – the electronic media world has a variety nearly without limits and is therefore the right field for students who want to connect creativity and technology. The study program Media Technology is an engineering science providing knowledge about development, shaping and production of different electronic media as well as economical and legal basics for their successful use.

Our Media Technology graduates are experts for the interaction of creativity and technical possibilities since they can understand, specifically apply and develop technology. Their occupational areas range from research, conceptual design and development, including production and technical management, to media consul¬ting, project management and independent tasks with managerial responsibility.

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Bachelor Program

The Bachelor degree program Media Technology starts each winter semester in October and takes 7 semesters. It deals with devices, signals, methods and workflow in the area of electronic media and comprises technologies in the area of audio, photography, video, animation and Internet. Our students get to know the entire processing chain starting with the idea up to the realization – from recording and electronic generation further on to signal processing and transmission up to storage and replay of electronic media.

Practical experience is an essential part of the program and is carried out through multimedia projects, practice workshops and a close cooperation with national and international companies and science partners.

Master Program

The 3-semester Master program in Media Technology starts in the winter semester (October) or the summer semester (April) and offers a wide range of interdisciplinary specializations. Fields of knowledge that are relevant for typical job profiles are mapped on modules. These modules can be combined individually according to personal interests and career aspirations.

With the specialization Audio Engineering the master program can be studied fully in English. With another specialization the study program will be taught bilingually (English and German) or in German only.

More information about the study program and the Institute of Media Technology