Deadlines and Fees

The Master program in Digital Games begins each year in the winter term (mid-September), with the applications taking place in the spring.


Application Process

  • Beginning of March: Publication of the application tasks on CGL’s website. Applicants will have four weeks to complete them.
  • March 31st: Deadline for the registration through CGL’s website, which entails uploading the completed application tasks (including your research and development project), a portfolio, a high school diploma, university degree, and a CV. The Uni-Assist application* can be sent from February 1st to March 31st.**
  • June: Interviews.

There are no tuition fees. However, TH Köln charges a general fee of approximately 265 EUR per semester which includes a ticket for public transportation in the area of North Rhine-Westphalia, including the cities of Cologne, Bonn, and Düsseldorf.

*Note: The Uni-Assist application does not replace the application through CGL’s website! International students have to do both applications.

**Note: Those who don’t have their Bachelor’s degree by March 31st can apply to Uni-Assist with their latest transcript of records. Their final degree must arrive at the offices of Uni-Assist in Berlin by July 15.