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University of the Saarland


Media Informatics

Subjects: Media Informatics,Media,Informatics

M.Sc. | Master of Science

⏳  Duration
4 Semesters
🔠 Teaching Language
💶  Application Fee non-EU
No information

💶  Cost per Semester
318 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
No information
⏱️ Application Deadline Summer

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter

Course description

Saarland University's M.Sc. programme in Media Informatics stands out by blending practical relevance with a solid foundation in scientific principles. Students gain analytical, creative, and practical skills essential for developing software and systems in digital media. The programme includes training in design skills through a partnership with Saarland's University of Art and Design (HBKsaar). Students engage in courses covering media informatics and informatics, undertake a media art and design project, and complete a practical work experience phase in a relevant company. Soft-skill seminars help students enhance their communication, presentation, and rhetorical abilities, reinforcing the theoretical knowledge from their courses. During the semester-long work experience, students gain valuable insights into the professional world of digital media and multimedia technologies. The project-based curriculum sharpens practical media skills and promotes interdisciplinary teamwork. The M.Sc. programme also offers opportunities to participate in current research projects, laying the groundwork for a future academic career. Graduates of Media Informatics are equipped to plan, design, and implement multimedia digital software systems. They often work on researching, developing, and designing intelligent methods of man-machine interaction, providing technology consulting and coordination services, integrating new media into journalism and media projects, and creating edutainment concepts.

Program Information

Study Location Saarbrücken
Start Semester Summer, Winter
Study Form Full-time
Study Type Postgraduate
Teaching Language English
Dual No
Remote No
Application Fee non-EU No information
Study Length 4 Semesters
Tuition Fees per Semester No information
Cost per Semester 318 EUR
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⏱️ Application Start Summer
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⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
⏱️ Application Start Winter

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter

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Language Requirements

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they have advanced proficiency in English (level C1 of the Common European Framework).

Qualification Requirements

Admission requirements are a Bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification from a German or foreign university in media informatics or a related field (particularly in the area of computer science / informatics), or proof of equivalent academic achievement as well as proof of suitability for the programme. Students will be deemed suitable for the programme if: they have achieved sufficient merit in their previous academic track record, as demonstrated by an overall grade in their Bachelor's degree of at least 'good' (German grading scale: 2.3), or they can demonstrate their particular interest in the subject either by submitting letters of recommendation written by referees who know the applicant academically or by their performance in a personal interview, and they have advanced proficiency in English (level C1 of the Common European Framework).

Document Requirements

Transcripts (Academic Records): _ a copy of your university entrance diploma _ copies of your 3 most recent degrees (with certified translation, if the original language is not English, German or French) _ a certified list of all attended courses with the respective grades, including an explanation of the grading system Minimal prerequisite is a cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 75% and ranking in the top 10% of the graduating class. Do not apply if you do not satisfy this requirement! Curriculum Vitae (CV) including information on your areas of interest in research, as well as any projects or publications Letters of Recommendation A complete application must have two letters of recommendation.

Application Process

Acceptance Interview Yes
Acceptance local admission restrictions Restricted
Application directly at the University
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