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Animation and Game, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 42 months
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The B.A. in Animation and Game from Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences is a multidisciplinary, project-based Bachelor degree course with strong practical focus. Mainly carried out in English language it qualifies students for careers in the international media and entertainment industries. The unique combination of two disciplines, animation and game design, reflects the merging platforms and distribution channels and enables the graduates to successfully evolve in a highly dynamic professional field.

The students are encouraged to gain solid skills regarding the entire production process and, at the same time, to specialize in typical professional fields of the animation and game industry: as digital artist, game designer, animator/animation director, technical artist, game programmer or animation/game producer.

Over seven semesters, students work in a practical and interdisciplinary way to acquire the wide range of technical, conceptual and design skills needed for the development and production of animated films, series and games.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date
    • Application Period (international): 15.12.2018 – 15.04.2019
    • Application Period (national): 01.03.2019 - 01.06.2019
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 42 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Basic of Design and Art for Animations and Games
  • Animation & Game Projects
  • Basic Game Development
  • A. & G. Studies

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Admission to the BA Animation & Game Programme is based on an artistic entrance examination. Applicants should be in possession of a German University Entrance Certificate or an equivalent international qualification. 
  • As the programme is conducted in English you need to provide evidence of your English language ability if English is not your first language.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Darmstadt

  • 792 - 1230 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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