HMKW University for Media, Communication and Business

Benefit from our dedication and expertise! HMKW University of Applied Sciences for Media, Communication and Management was founded by an experienced team of Higher Education professionals in 2008. HMKW is a private, state-approved university with institutional accreditation by the German Council of Science and Humanities.

Bachelor's programmes

Arts, Design & Architecture (1)



Our lectures will provide you with both theoretical knowledge and practical skills. When graduating from HMKW, you will have gained a large range of competencies, giving you a definite advantage in the job market.


Our classic Bachelor degree programs can be completed in six semesters. Alternatively, you can choose a cooperative BA-study program (Duales Studium) which will take eight semesters to complete. This mode of study includes both an apprenticeship and a university degree. In either case, you will be proud of your hard work and success. Our Master programs, 

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Student services

Welcome to all incoming students of our partner universities and those interested in finding out more about the Erasmus+ Program at HMKW! Concerning any other questions, please feel free to contact our International Office representatives.

Housing services

Being the biggest city in western Germany and exhibiting 2000 years of history, Cologne has become a business 
as well as a cultural site of international importance. The metropolis of pop-art and electronic music, avant-garde arts and Rhenish capitalism attracts entrepreneurs, creative heads and people engaged in the cultural sector alike.

Student Life

Campus life

Berlin, Cologne and Frankfurt – all HMKW locations offer optimal conditions for your studies in the fields of design, journalism and communication, psychology or business.

Urban, cosmopolitan, tolerant, media and business oriented – the three cities are equally attractive places to study, whether you are looking for classic production and service industries, young entrepreneurs and start-ups, the creative industries or financial sector.

Sports facilities

Students at HMKW have the opportunity to stay fit and healthy at low cost and throughout the year. Our five affiliated partners provide a variety of sports offers to students at low prices. You can choose according to interests and location – there is something for everyone, from Aerobics or Aikido to Zumba. Some partners even offer the opportunity to take part in competitive sports. 

Student clubs

The HMKW Students' Union AStA (short for "Allgemeiner Studierendenausschuss") acts as an elected student representation, supporting the interests of HMKW students. The Students' Union also organizes events for students, from BBQs to game nights and parties.


State-approved by the Berlin Senate Administration. All HMKW study programs are accredited by FIBAA (Foundation for International Business Administration Accreditation), Bonn/Vienna/Zurich.

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I applied in HMKW University in Frankfurt . I got acceptance few weeks ago , I recommend this University of you are looking for easy website and easy way to submit your documents .

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