The application phase to the shared graduate program M.A. 3D Animation for Film & Games of the Cologne Game Lab and ifs internationale filmschule köln is now open until March 31, 2024.

Overview of the basic facts of the study program:

  • 4 semesters (2 years)
  • Part-time | on-site (required attendance: Mondays all day and Wednesday evenings)
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Start: mid-September each year
  • Number of students per year: up to about 20 students
  • Fees payable each semester:
    • Tuition fees (on top of semester fees): 1.500€ (EU-citizens) / 2.500€ (non EU-citizens)
    • Semester fees of about 300€ (incl. in the semester fee is free public transportation in the state of NRW, access to student housing, etc.)
  • Registration fee (one-time): 200€

A detailed presentation of the study program can be found here.


Upcoming InfoHours for the M.A. 3D Animation for Film & Games:

You are invited to join our open information days. During the 90-minute (online-) sessions, our staff will provide you with everything you need to know about applying to, studying at, and graduating from the Cologne Game Lab.

  • January 17, 2024 | 5:00 PM | ONLINE (details here)
  • February 6, 2024 | 5:00 PM | ONLINE (details here)

APPLICATION for the study program:

To apply to the shared graduate program M.A. 3D Animation for Film & Games of the Cologne Game Lab and ifs internationale filmschule köln, please complete the application tasks and submit them through our application form.


Please note: The application period for the M.A. Digital Games, M.A. Game Development & Research and the B.A. Digital Games will start on March, 1.