International Programmes 2021/2022

Interactive Media Systems Interactive Media Systems

Augsburg University of Applied Sciences • Augsburg

Degree
Master of Arts in Interactive Media Systems
Teaching language
  • English
Languages

Students can choose courses according to their language skills.
It's possible to study the programme in English.
With language skills in German, students have even more options to choose from.

Programme duration
3 semesters
Beginning
Winter and summer semester
Application deadline

15 June (degree programme starts in October)
15 December (degree programme starts in March)

Tuition fees per semester in EUR
None
Combined Master's degree / PhD programme
No
Joint degree / double degree programme
No
Description/content

The course of studies is broken down into four areas:

  • Master's project
    (in the field of your specialisation)
  • Core subjects
  • Workshops and seminars
  • General accompanying subjects

We are currently offering these specialisations in English:

  • Mobile Experience & Usability
  • Animation & Interaction Research

Further details:
https://hs-augsburg.de/en/ims

Course organisation
International elements
  • International guest lecturers
  • Projects with partners in Germany and abroad
Course-specific, integrated German language courses
No
Course-specific, integrated English language courses
No
Tuition fees per semester in EUR
None
Semester contribution

Approx. 130 EUR per semester

Costs of living

When planning your studies in Germany, you need to ensure that you have the necessary financial resources. According to statistics, students in Germany spend between 700 and 950 EUR per month on living costs. Prices differ significantly between the cities in Germany. That means this is just a guideline – you can also get along with less money or possibly have to spend more in larger cities. 

If you would like to see an overview of the estimated living costs of an international student at the Augsburg University of Applied Sciences, click here.

Funding opportunities within the university
No
Academic admission requirements

Assessment test

Firstly, submit your application online and then send the following documents to the Student Office by post:

  • Application form
  • Tabular CV
  • Certified copy of your degree certificate from your first degree (210 CP, where applicable 180 CP)
  • Informal memorandum of understanding (approx. 2,000 characters) with clarification of your reasons for choosing this programme and your preferred specialisation subject

You will only be permitted to sit the assessment test if your application is formally complete and has been submitted on time. Decisions regarding admission are made by the relevant Examination Board.

The assessment test usually takes place in January for admission to the summer semester and in July for admission to the winter semester.

Please bring work samples with you to the assessment test as these will be evaluated as part of a one-to-one oral examination. During the assessment test, you will also work on an examination task whose content is based on your chosen specialisation subject.

You will receive the results of the assessment test in writing within around two weeks.

Language requirements

It is possible to study the MA course Interactive Media Systems in English or German. To see details about which subjects are offered in English please refer to "structure".

To successfully complete the study programme Master IMS, a language level of B2 (English or German) is necessary.

confirmed German Language Level of A2 is compulsory after one year of study at the latest.

Application deadline

15 June (degree programme starts in October)
15 December (degree programme starts in March)

Submit application to

https://www.hs-augsburg.de/en/Application.html

Accommodation

Augsburg University of Applied Sciences does not have its own dormitory or halls of residence. However, organisations such as the Student Welfare and Housing Association ("Studentenwerk") provide the university with a certain number of rooms. The average rent is between 200 EUR and 350 EUR per month.

Career advisory service

Hochschule Augsburg offers "Career Service International". For further information, please check the following website: https://www.hs-augsburg.de/Career-Service/International.html.

Specific specialist or non-specialist support for international students and doctoral candidates
  • Welcome event
  • Tutors
  • Specialist counselling
Supervisor-student ratio
One professor - six students

Augsburg University of Applied Sciences

University location