Further answers regarding the application process can be found on the website of Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg.
Please do not hesitate to contact us if you need additional information!
After successfully completing a study course, students are awarded with the Filmakademie’s diploma.
No, please contact the Studierendenwerk Stuttgart. However, you are welcome to send us your accommodation request. We will put it on our “blackboard”.
Since the winter semester 2017/2018, the state of Baden-Württemberg has levied tuition fees of €1,500 per semester for international students from non-EU countries.
For students who have already completed their first degree in Germany, the state of Baden-Württemberg charges secondary tuition fees of €650 per semester. Filmakademie's postgraduate studies are an exception from this rule, i.e. there won't be any tuition fees charged.
As of now, Baden-Württemberg doesn't charge general tuition fees for first degree studies!
Further information can be found on Filmakademie's website.
In general, you need a diploma equivalent to the German Abitur. If you do not possess a university entrance degree, you have the option of proving your specific artistic proficiency in a particular test.
Furthermore work experience (e.g. an internship) in the film and media industries is required.
We kindly ask you to comply with the specifications laid out in the application form.
You can apply three times maximum.
Applications must be submitted to the Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg’s Admissions Office by February 15 for basic studies and May 15 for advanced or project-based studies. The fall semester, which marks the beginning of studies, usually starts in late September.
During their two years of basic studies, all students at the Filmakademie are taught collectively to acquire the basic concepts and methods of filmmaking. During the following two years of project-based or advanced studies, the students work on their own projects in their chosen specialization. Direct entry into the third year of studies is possible. In order to qualify, candidates for lateral entry must hold a first degree in a relevant subject area or provide proof of sufficient work experience.
Most of the basic study courses are taught in German.
Project studies are mainly held in English. English is the only language used in the Technical Director specialization.