Apply to the Emergent Digital Media class!

For questions please contact Francis Hunger: francis.hunger@adbk.mhn.de

Regular student applications for 9-semester diploma studies are limited to the winter semester starting in October 2024, information below.

During the winter semester 2024/25 we also welcome you as guest student, a change of degree within AdBK (‚Studiengangswechsel‘), or Erasmus incoming students. Please note the capacity is limited.

Portfolio

1. Cover letter/statement max 1 page A4 (i.e. Why do you want to study in this specific class? What will you contribute to the class?)

2. A4 Portfolio (10-15 images of work, optionally with 2-sentences description, for videos please include clickable online link e.g. on Vimeo)

3. Tabular CV

4. One unified PDF file A4, no larger than 8 MB, with the file name according to the following pattern: Last Name_First Name_Application_EmergentDigitalMedia.pdf

Winter Semester 2024/25

October 15, 2024 – February 7, 2025

Diploma studies

9 semesters

  1. Please inform yourself about the eligibility requirements on our website https://generativemedia.net/information-for-students/ (section ‚Candidates‘).
  2. Send the PDF portfolio for the portfolio consultation appointment (strongly recommended) to francis.hunger@adbk.mhn.de (subject „Mappenberatung“): No later than April 2
  3. Based on the submitted portfolio, you will receive recommendations for participation in the further procedure
  4. If you apply: Send the printed A4 portfolio and application form by post to the university: deadline for postal delivery: May 15. Please read the information on the procedure (https://www.adbk.de/de/studium/bewerbung/2806-analoge-bewerbung.html) and use the application portal (‚Bewerbungsportal‘), where you also find the application form.
  5. Approximately 4–8 weeks after submission you will receive a reply from the AdBK Student Administration Office. We kindly ask you to refrain from contacting us beforehand.

Guest student

up to 1 Semester

  1. Deadline: June 30, 2024
  2. Please inform yourself about the eligibility requirements on our website (section on candidates)
  3. Please send the PDF portfolio to francis.hunger@adbk.mhn.de (subject line: „Gasthörer*in/guest student“) in good time so that it can be viewed by Prof. Steyerl. Please double check Portfolio above, some applicants forget about the cover letter/statement.
  4. Read this page and also send the form „Antrag auf Gaststudium“ as PDF: https://www.adbk.de/en/studium/organisatorisches/3427-guest-studies.html
  5. If you are accepted, you will receive the signed form back and forward it digitally to the student’s office sekretariat@adbk.mhn.de by the deadline at the latest. Please also note the further procedure (tuition fees) as described under the link above

Change of class (within AdBK Freie Kunst) – Klassenwechsel

  1. Deadline: June 30, 2024
  2. Please inform yourself about the eligibility requirements on our website (section on candidates)
  3. Please send the PDF portfolio to francis.hunger@adbk.mhn.de in good time (subject line: „Change of study/Klassenwechsel“) so that it can be viewed by Prof. Steyerl. Please double check Portfolio above, some applicants forget about the cover letter/statement.
  4. Together with the portfolio please also send the form „Antrag auf Klassenwechsel“ as PDF: https://www.adbk.de/de/component/phocadownload/category/1-studium.html?download=320:antrag-klassenwechsel
  5. Based on the portfolio, we invite you to a short interview (via Zoom).
  6. If accepted, you will receive the signed form back and forward it digitally to the Student Administration Office sekretariat@adbk.mhn.de

Incoming ERASMUS

Please follow the procedure as described here: https://www.adbk.de/de/international/incoming/3251-global-exchange-incoming.html (Portfolio as described above)

Generelly we accept Erasmus exchange students for one semester, but places are very limited. Our working language in class is international English. Additional courses, such as in the theory department usually get taught in German.