The application period for all B.A. and M.A. programs starting this winter term, has officially kicked off! You can find out about the application process and the different tasks – depending on the study program you want to apply for – in the list below and on our application page.

The deadline for all applications is March 31 at 23:59 CEST.

B.A. Digital Games
The program takes an interdisciplinary and projected-oriented approach that fosters a holistic understanding of digital games. Students have the opportunity to specialize in the fields of Game Arts, Game Design, or Game Programming.

Find out more about the study course here.

Apply for the B.A. Digital Games here.


M.A. Digital Games
The postgraduate program is aimed primarily at graduates of a thematically relevant bachelor’s program to continue their own artistic and scientific work at a postgraduate level through an in-depth study of the development and scientific analysis of digital games.

Find out more about the study course here.

Apply for the M.A. Digital Games here.


M.A. Game Development & Research
This paid interdisciplinary advanced training program is designed to educate pioneers of the digital content industry and is aimed at young media professionals – designers, filmmakers, visual artists, authors and creative talents from related fields, including computer science.

Find out more about the study course here.

Apply for the M.A. Game Development & Research here


M.A. Animation for Film & Games
The project-oriented course of studies is an artistic-scientific continuing education master, that is offered jointly by the Cologne Game Lab / TH Köln and the ifs internationale filmschule köln on our common media campus.

Find out more about the study course here.

Apply for the M.A. Animation for Film & Games here