[Translate to English:] Mediendesign/Zeitbasierte Medien – Hs Mainz

Time-Based Media

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Admission requirements


  • The passed aptitude test
  • Completed university/university of applied sciences degree in time-based media or an equivalent design-oriented program with a bachelor's degree as a Bachelor of Arts or as a Bachelor of Sciences or diploma with an average grade that is not worse than 2.5.

Application deadlines

Aptitude test (portfolio check)

for winter semester: June 15th, 2020

Online application

for winter semester: Please see attached PDF

Application process

There is a two-step application procedure for this degree program. In addition to participating in the aptitude process, an online application via the applicant portal and the submission of the required application documents are required.

Step 1: Aptitude process

To take part in the aptitude process, you must submit the following documents to the Office of Student Affairs by June 15:

  • Application to participate in the eligibility procedure
  • Chronological, complete and signed curriculum vitae
  • Applicants must enclose with their application a portfolio of design work from their studies or, if applicable, work from their professional activities

Please send your portfolio to the following address (you can also submit the documents in person):

Mainz University of Applied Sciences
Office of Student Affairs
Lucy-Hillebrand-Str. 2
55128 Mainz

It is not possible to submit your portfolio directly to the department.
If your portfolio is sent from outside of Germany, the package must be declared as a document shipment.

If your portfolio is evaluated as "passed", you will be invited to take the aptitude test.

Step 2: Application procedure

The deadline to submit the application is 15 July.

If your portfolio has been rated as "passed", you will receive an invitation to the aptitude test on:

Wednesday 4 July 2018

Please arrange your appointment by email or by telephone under 06131 628-2311 with Ms. Schnöll.


The portfolios will be collected at Wallstraße 11, Mainz.

Of course, we will also be happy to return your portfolio by regular mail. Please submit a sufficiently stamped DHL parcel stamp when handing in your portfolio.
Portfolios that are not picked up will be disposed of after three months.

Who to contact

Ursula Eiermann
Head of the Office of Student Affairs, Policy Issues

Mon to Thu mornings and afternoons
T +49 6131 628-7380
zulassung (at) hs-mainz.de
Stefanie Stuck
Degree program staff

Mon to Fri mornings
T +49 6131 628-7386
zulassung (at) hs-mainz.de