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 following application tasks and submit them through our application form.

1. Project Idea

2. Project Analysis

3. Motivation Letter

4. Portfolio of previous work

5. Uploading Documents

6. What’s next?


Be aware that CGL does not check the formal validity of your diplomas as a formal entrance requirement to TH Köln – University of Applied Sciences. The assessment of your diplomas concerning their formal validity will be conducted by our student registration office after the aptitude assessment (in July). In case you pass our aptitude test, we will offer you more information on this matter.

International applicants have to submit their documents to the validation agency Uni-Assist parallel to the CGL application procedure. The Uni-Assist portal opens on March 1. The deadlines for Uni-Assist submissions are March 31 (BA & MA applicants).

All application documents must be submitted to Uni-Assist as officially certified copies. If your documents are issued in a language other than English or German, you are required to submit a German or English language translation from a state certified translator.

Current Uni-Assist process due to Covid-19: For the winter semester 2021/22 you can apply in digital form at Uni-Assist, you do not have to send any documents by post. TH Köln reserves the right to check these documents during the enrollment.

Good luck!