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Macromedia University of Applied Sciences

Macromedia University of Applied Sciences is a multi-campus university privately sponsored by Macromedia GmbH, based in Stuttgart, with other locations in Munich, Freiburg, Frankfurt/Main, Cologne, Leipzig, Hamburg and Berlin. Due to the central location of Macromedia’s city campuses, we can offer our current 4,500 students a stimulating urban study environment that also permits easy access to students from surrounding regions.

Macromedia University and its sister institution, Macromedia Academy, are part of the international education group of Galileo Global Education, which operates a network of 45 schools and universities for a total of 120,000 students at 85 campuses across 13 countries (see company).

This internationalism also shapes the culture at our Macromedia locations. We have the pleasure of welcoming up to 80 different nationalities to our degree programmes. Overall, Macromedia University offers a wide range of state-recognised bachelor’s and master’s degrees in German and English, currently with 15 degree programmes with 106 specialisations.

The courses offered by our university focus on media, management and communication, digital technologies and design, sports, psychology, games, journalism, film, fashion, music, and acting. Each speciality is linked to international research, or artistic activity, and feeds our knowledge transfer into the economy.

What makes us special

Mission Statement

The goal of Macromedia University is to transform students into lasting developers of digital transformation.

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We are proud that our university fulfilled the strict requirements of the German Council of Science and Humanities for system accreditation in 2019.

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Macromedia University of Applied Sciences has successfully completed the accreditation process.



Shaping our era are such global megatrends as digitalisation, mediatisation and urbanisation, which put pressure on all educational institutions. Which of the relevant skills will turn today’s youth into successful, creative and responsible developers of tomorrow’s world?
Our university is working hard to find the right answers to this question.

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Inspire us with innovative ideas

Many of our students inspire us with their innovative ideas, social commitment and exceptional project work or final theses. Depending on the subject, young talent competitions exist for these students present their achievements to a wider audience.

What we offer

Macromedia University is a state-recognised university with private sponsorship from Macromedia GmbH. It is headquartered in Stuttgart and its largest administrative location can be found in Munich, where Macromedia GmbH was founded in 1993.

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Patricia Carolina Garcia

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