Auslandsamt/ International Office



Recommendations by professors



International students and graduates from a foreign university may apply for becoming a guest student at the Film University for a duration of two semesters maximum.

You can only enroll at the Film University in the same study programme that you are studying at your home university.

All seminars and lectures are taught in German. The respective department will decide on the extent of potential course-work and assessment. There is no entitlement to any particular course work or assessment.

If you would like to apply as a guest student, please send in

- the completed application form for admittance as a guest student,

- your CV,

- a letter of motivation,

- information on your current (and former) studies (e. g. Transcript of Records),

- a letter of recommendation by a professor of your home university,

- proof of German proficiency and

- work samples.

- For applicants from the People's Republic of China only:
Please also submit an APS certificate (ORIGINAL DOCUMENT!) issued by the Academic Evaluation Centre at the German Embassy in Beijing. For further information please visit:

Please specify which study programme you would like to apply for. Your application will be forwarded to the respective department for examination.

There are no specific application deadlines. However, if you would like to start studying in autumn (winter semester), we strongly recommend that you send in your application no later than 15th of May and for the summer semester you should hand in your application no later than 15th of November.
Please send your application including work samples to the following address:

Filmuniversität Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF
Dezernat 1 Akademisches Auslandsamt
Marlene-Dietrich-Alee 11
14482 Potsdam

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You would like to apply for a DAAD, ERASMUS or FULBRIGHT scholarship and need a recommendation by a professor of the Film University Babelsberg for your project?

Then please send us your completed application to become a guest student at the Film University first (see Guest students).

You will receive an official invitation to study at the Film University as a guest student after we have checked and approved your application.

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