Application with an International School Leaving Certificate
Application deadline for the academic year 2021/22: 15.04.2021
In order to study Animation & Game you need a University Entrance Certificate with entitlement to study in Germany. Moreover you must give proof of English language proficiency at level B2 or equivalent.
If you obtain your University Entrance Certificate only after the application deadline, you must submit a certification of enrollment from your school and the last two school reports. If you do not have a University Entrance Certificate at all you may apply for admission based on outstanding artistic aptitude.
Formal Application via UNI ASSIST
The formal application consists in the documentation of your academic qualifications. It must be submitted to UNI ASSIST, the University Application Service for International Students in Germany. UNI ASSIST checks academic certificates for entitlement to study in Germany based upon the guidelines of the German Central Office for Foreign Education. Specifications regarding the documents to be submitted can be found in the APPLICATION GUIDELINES FOR INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS.
Submission deadline for formal application: 15.04.2021
Application for the Artistic Entrance Examination
For the Artistic Entrance Examination you must submit a digital portfolio consisting of 3 work samples. These work samples should be creative projects related to the field of animations and games.
In addition to the digital portfolio you must submit the completed Entrance Examination Application Form, a letter of motivation as well as a detailed CV (both in English language). Specifications and the form can be found in the GUIDELINES FOR INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS.
More information regarding the Animation and Game Artistic Entrance Examination can be found here.
The 2021 Animation and Game Entrance Examination consists in a Portfolio Examination. It assesses competencies and characteristics such as creativity, perceptiveness and imaginativeness, visualization and visual thinking skills, the ability to independently and systematically develop meaningful design concepts related to the field of animation and games, practical artistic and technical skills, motivation for the field of study and interest in animation and game culture and technology. More information about the Animation and Game Entrance Examination can be found here.
The application procedure for the BA Animation and Game at the University of Applied Sciences Darmstadt consists of two separate steps:
STEP 1: Formal application via UNI ASSIST
STEP 2: Application for the Artistic Entrance Examination
If you have further questions regarding academic prerequisites and the formal application via UNI-ASSIST please get in touch with the Student Service Center of Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences (SSC) under: