UE’s practice-oriented Film + Motion Design programme teaches and tests basic methods, concepts and techniques for the design of time-based media. From camera work and sound design to analogue stop-motion animation, CGI and 3D modelling to digital compositing, hybrid film and visual music, the course offers a broad spectrum of possibilities for creative expression.
Our way of communicating, thinking and feeling is characterised by digital, interactive and time-based media. Being able to develop and design these professionally is one of the most exciting and future-oriented activities. In the world of film and motion design, you are part of these innovative developments.
Whilst enrolled on the Bachelor's in Film + Motion Design programme, you will learn exclusively from renowned lecturers within the creative industry and can use the professional equipment at University of Europe for Applied Sciences (UE) which includes a green screen studio, VR equipment, an animation studio and many more for your study projects. Our teaching focuses on your individual advancement in small learning groups and in a friendly, familiar and creative atmosphere. Through our interdisciplinary subject selection, a large number of practical projects, semester abroad and internships, you can actively shape your studies and career path.
With a future-oriented, accredited Bachelor's in Film + Motion Design, we offer you the opportunity to fully develop your artistic potential in a personal environment. Study in seven project-oriented semesters at University of Europe for Applied Sciences (UE) in Germany, the first institution to offer Film + Motion Design as a course of study and offer a wide range of optional courses.
At University of Europe for Applied Sciences (UE), you will study in small classes, which will enable you to individually develop your talent and establish personal contact with your teachers. Our professors and lecturers are experienced experts from the private sector and bring their industry networks to the course.
Thanks to our wide range of subjects, you can have a say in the content of your studies and expand them thematically. The practice-oriented approach of our university means modern facilities such as a green screen studio and an animation studio as well as integrated internships and/or semester abroad are available.
We put emphasis on internationality. That is why we were ranked among the top 25 performers in student mobility and international orientation worldwide (U-Multirank 2016). Our numerous international students come from all over the world to pursue a highly valued (state and ZEvA recognised) German degree that is entirely taught in English.
Germany, known as the country of innovators, is the perfect place to get your degree. Germany is the largest economic power and the center of high tech and automotive technologies in Europe. Additionally, Germany is a particularly safe and livable country with relatively low tuition fees and affordable living costs. Furthermore, Berlin is known as Europe's startup capital, magnet for creatives, and "place to be" for young people and entrepreneurs.
That's why we encourage international students to come here and study with us. You can apply with your national school degree now. We will then take a look at your application and guide you through the process.
In this predominantly project-oriented course, students will acquire basic design skills and the handling of current media technologies, as well as skills in the format-specific conception and realisation of moving images. In terms of the creative basics, you will deal with many facets of moving image design: storytelling, camera and light control, VR motion design, 2D and 3D animation and much more.
In practice-oriented seminars and through the interdisciplinary and international grounding of the university, you are prepared in this programme of studies in the best way to step into the media industry, in which both qualifications and your professional network count. In the course of your studies, you will develop a comprehensive portfolio of projects with partners from culture, research and business.
With the focus on time-based design, the Film and Motion Design course prepares you for a variety of current and future professions in the fields of film, animation, design, scenography and media art. Your job opportunities are as varied as the media landscape itself.
After graduation, you will be expected to have a wide range of interdisciplinary skills as a motion designer, digital designer or film designer. You will be employed or freelance for agencies, television stations, film or game productions, in the entertainment industry, the liberal arts, advertising or knowledge transfer, in the media production of museums, trade fairs, theatres and event stages.
In contrast to public universities, the quality standard at UE is guaranteed by tuition fees. This ensures that we can continue to offer you modern equipment, experienced lecturers and a constantly growing network.
You can find out how you can finance our bachelor’s programmes on our website on tuition fees and financing. We will be happy to advise you on various ways of financing your studies.
You can apply online for a bachelor’s programme such as the Film + Motion Design programme one year before you start your studies. For both the winter semester and the summer semester you can submit your application until shortly before the start of your studies.
Important: When applying, you must choose one of the courses directly. However, you can still change courses later.