Macromedia University of Applied Sciences


Welcome to Macromedia University – the university for digital transformation

Choosing a university is an important life decision. It's the place where you lay the foundation for your future career network and discover your chosen area of work and start to mould your professional identity. We are delighted that you've taken an interest in Macromedia, a recognised private German university, and would like to tell you more about how we can help to shape your future.

International ranking success
In 2020, Macromedia participated in the U-Multiranking along with 1800 universities globally and 104 from Germany and ranked in the top 15% of all business schools, top 25 for contact to the work environment and number 2 in Germany for entrepreneurial thinking.


Our programmes – your future

At Macromedia University, our focus is on our students. We aim to create a space where they can develop. We promote key competencies like communications skills and an entrepreneurial mindset. A large part of our courses is based on practical projects which take the form of individual coaching. Digital transformation is fundamentally changing the structure of our professional world and we need people at the heart of these changes who are able to think across disciplines and take on personal responsibility. These are the people we are educating. As the university for digital transformation, we see our role as enablers: we enable our students to understand and shape change. The process and the outcome can be encapsulated succinctly: you change.

Our study programmes are a blend of theoretical lectures and practical project work. Students are encouraged to take responsibility for their studies and are given the opportunity to engage with leading media figures and key players from international organizations, who work closely with the university as guest lecturers and project sponsors. We offer full-time Bachelor courses and postgraduate Master’s degree courses for an international career path in the media and communications sector. All programmes are accredited by FIBAA and lead to an internationally recognised degree. A collaboration with our UK partner, the University of Westminster, allows us to offer additional Bachelor Degrees within our undergraduate programmes.

Our Campus – connected to Germany's top industry players

Our campuses are based in some of Germany's most vibrant cities: Munich, Stuttgart, Cologne, Hamburg, Freiburg, Leipzig and Berlin. Our students benefit from our excellent interconnection with the local industry at each campus location. The university employs some 100 professors and renowned scientists and experts from media companies, multi-national companies, universities and communications agencies. Around 3,000 students have been enrolled so far, including an increasing number of international students choosing to study at Macromedia helping to strengthen the already thriving cosmopolitan culture at Macromedia University.

Master's Programme – shaping the digital future in higher positions

In principle, Macromedia’s Master’s programmes are closely aligned with the professional requirements of the media and communication industry. This principle is reflected in the university’s teaching processes. All lec­tures are held in English and delivered in a stimulating and practical manner in small classes.

Case studies, simulations and project work – mostly in cooperation with media enterprises – help students develop expertise that will facilitate access to coveted careers. With small classes and intensive supervision, Macrome­dia’s learning environment reflects the Anglo-Saxon Master’s degree culture, including individual coaching by qualified lecturers. Our Graduate School will equip you with the relevant methods and tools to actively shape the permanent transformation of society and economy as a professional, preparing you for a success­ful career with excellent future prospects.

The benefits of choosing Macromedia University

  • Top position in CHE Ranking 2014/15
  • Small classes with intensive, individual supervision
  • Globally recognised, state-approved degrees
  • Campuses in Berlin, Munich, and Cologne; Berlin and Munich are in the Top 10 “Best Student Cities 2017” ranking by Top Universities
  • Authentic, practice-oriented projects with over 500 well-known companies
  • Highly qualified professors and industry insiders as lecturers
  • Well-equipped media labs
  • Strong career prospects in Germany: 18 months visa after successful graduation
  • Master’s classes run three days a week
  • Study programmes entirely in English
  • Campuses located in top industrial cities of Germany
  • Worldwide network of partner universities




Macromedia University of Applied Sciences
Sandstrasse 9

80335 Munich, Bavaria, Germany


Macromedia University of Applied Sciences
Mehringdamm 33

10961 Berlin, Berlin, Germany


Macromedia University of Applied Sciences
Brüderstraße 17

50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany


Macromedia University of Applied Sciences
Gertrudenstraße 3

20095 Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany


Haslacher Straße 15
21729 Freiburg, Lower Saxony, Germany

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