The special feature of the Bachelor's program Digital Media Culture at the Film University Babelsberg is the combination of science, art and practice. We combine theories of communication science and media studies theories as well as empirical research methods to better understand digital media phenomena, to critically evaluate and classify them - but also to participate in the creative processes and to become active in shaping them.

This unique mix is achieved by science based seminars that are supplemented by practical projects, internships, excursions and lecturers from the media industry, as well as interdisciplinary artistic projects. In this way, students of Digital Media Culture do not only receive an academic education but they also gain insights into practical and creative media work.

Subjects of the program

  • Theories of media and communication science
  • Media research
  • Digital Media Culture and history
  • Analysis, aesthetics and dramaturgy of digital media
  • Media system and media economy
  • Digital media development and conception

Science at the Film University

Science at the Film University means

  • practical, interdisciplinary and scientifically based studies
  • engagement with current media phenomena
  • cooperation with other courses of study at the university, e.g. in the context of in-house projects
  • seminars in small groups with individual supervision
  • best prerequisites for professional life

Career and future

Our graduates work in the following professional fields, for example:

  • Editorial work on television, radio or online platforms
  • Social media communication and marketing
  • Content production (e.g. in film, television or digital agencies)
  • Media and market research
  • Film festivals
  • etc.