Deadlines & Fees

The M.A. program begins each year in the winter term (Mid-September), with applications taking place in 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 includes uploading the completed application tasks, a portfolio, a school diploma, a university degree, a CV, proof of 12 months of professional-practical experience in a media-related area. The Uni-Assist application can be sent from February 1st to March 31st.*
  • June: Interviews.

Tuition fees

  • EU citizens: 850 EUR / semester
  • Non-EU citizens: 1750 EUR / semester

plus 200 EUR one-time fee upon enrollment. Semester fees for TH Koeln are approximately 265 EUR which includes a ticket for public transport in North Rhine-Westphalia, including the cities of Cologne, Bonn, and Dusseldorf.


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