Hochschule der Medien

Hochschule der Medien

The Media University of Applied Sciences (Hochschule der Medien or HdM) is a small, public university located in the state of Baden-Wuerttemberg.

Founded as a union of two much older institutions, the university specializes today in Print Media but also offers a range of further media, arts and communications degrees.


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HdM in numbers

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Hochschule der Medien in Stuttgart was founded in 2001. In total there are 5,000 students enrolled at the university. Students can choose from a total of 24 degree programs delivered across three faculties.

More about HdM

The university was founded in 2001 as a union of two much older institutions, one a print technology institute and the other a school of information and libraries. Today the university boasts three faculty departments; the Faculty of Printing and Media, the Faculty of Electronic Media and the Faculty of Information and Communication. There are 16 Bachelor's and 8 Master's degrees available at the Hochschule der Medien, whilst doctoral studies can be undertaken in conjunction with partner universities.

International students are welcomed at the university where a number of language courses are also available. Most degrees are taught in German although the university does offer a Print Media Technologies Bachelor degree in English. The Print Media Technology degree is also the only media-focused engineering degree (BEng) in Germany. Some minor courses are also delivered in English. The university has close ties with regional media companies and boasts excellent rates of graduate employment.

Hochschule der Medien

Tuition fees: Baden-Wuerttemberg

Internationals studying for more than one year in the German state of Baden-Wuerttemberg will have to pay a €1,500 tuition fee per semester.

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Explore Hochschule der Medien study programs:

Bachelor Degree Programs:

  • Audiovisual Media
  • Cross Media Public Relations
  • German-Chinese Degree Program Media And Technology
  • Information Design
  • Information Sciences
  • Integrated Product Design
  • Media Publishing
  • Computer Science And Media
  • Media Management
  • Mobile Media
  • Online Media Management
  • Print Media Technologiesenglish Taught Program
  • Packaging Technology
  • Advertising And Marketing Communication
  • Information Systems And Digital Media
  • Media Engineering

German Consecutive Master Degree Programs:

  • Audiovisual Media
  • Computer Science And Media
  • Crossmedia Publishing & Management
  • Master Of Media Research
  • Media Management
  • Packaging Development Management
  • Corporate Communication
  • Information Systems

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