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Macromedia University of Applied Sciences

The business and media industry today is characterised by constant change. How can we deal with the future of the media and business world? How do we identify new opportunities brought on by digital change? Macromedia University conceives itself as a place for reflecting on all aspects of media and management. Our programmes cover the broad spectrum of modern media careers, from management and communication to the creative fields of design. With about 100 professors and around 3500 students, we train the next generation of talent that will lead the digital transformation. 

Master's Programmes

Business & Management (3)
Arts, Design & Architecture (1)
Journalism & Media (1)
Social Sciences (1)



Macromedia University had its origins in the Macromedia Akademie, a specialist in media-related basic and advanced training with 15 years of experience (ten of those years in the area of university study) and more than 20,000 course graduates.


The study programmes at Macromedia University cover the whole spectrum of media, design and management. We offer several courses of study taught entirely in English: the B.A. programs of Media and Communication Management, Media Design, Fashion Management and International Management. Part-time study for working professionals is so far available in two fields of study in the Bachelor’s programmes, and will be implemented in further subjects in accordance with Bologna 2020.

We offer 9 English language Master programmes in the fields of media, design, brand management, business management, design thinking and others.


Research at Macromedia University plays a crucial role in fostering and qualifying the new generation of students.The main focus of research at the university lies in the area of social sciences, communication and digital media. As the largest German private university in the field of media and communications, Macromedia is well-positioned to bring together research expertise from the fields of media management, advertising, design, or film and television.


The Career Service at the university is a competent point of contact promoting dialogues between students and companies in all disciplines. It also acts as service provider for companies helping them to recruit qualified talent. The main objective of the Career Service is to establish long-lasting cooperation between students and graduates, faculties and companies for the benefit of all concerned by facilitating open communication and networking opportunities.

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Student services

Do you have any questions about our study programmes? Are you interested in studying media or management related subjects but not sure which programme is the right fit? Then, take advantage of our personalized student advisory service. We take your questions seriously and support you as you develop your individual point of view. We’re there for you throughout the application process! Simply, connect with us on Whatsapp at +49 176 15098602, call us or use our online chat.

Student Life

Campus life

Macromedia University has five campuses across Germany in major cities which are the hotspots for media, innovation and entrepreneurship: Berlin, Munich, Cologne, Hamburg and Stuttgart. Berlin and Munich are within the Top 6 and Top 9 of the “Best Student Cities 2017” worldwide according to the Top Universities rankings for 2017. Located at the hearts of the cities, all of our campuses boast top-notch infrastructures and facilities complemented by easy access and vibrant international atmosphere.

As a private university of applied sciences, we maintain close contacts with the industry in each location. As our teaching is standardized across all our locations, students have the chance to transfer and spend a semester or do an internship in another media city of their choice.


All courses of study are tested and certified by the accreditation agency FIBAA.

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