Communication and Media Engineering (CME)

Information at your fingertips, mobile computing, internet of things, multimedia networks – many trends accelerate today's life. They are the driving force behind the global markets of telecommunication, computer science, and media technology.

The international Master's degree program in Communication and Media Engineering (CME) is tailored to meet the challenges of the multimedia age. Developed in 1998 by the departments of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology and Media and Information Engineering, it combines essential elements of communication engineering with innovative multimedia issues. The curriculum has been continuously updated to modern needs and continues to successfully combine these two fields.


CME at Offenburg University of Applied Sciences

Offenburg University of Applied Sciences enjoys an excellent reputation and is regularly rated "very good" in nationwide rankings. Offenburg is a smaller university and students benefit from the advantages of a manageable educational facility with personal attention from instructors. The Offenburg University of Applied Science also offers comprehensive services and a close integration with the regional economy.

The CME study program enjoys an excellent reputation. In fact, the Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft and the Deutsche Akademische Austausch Dienst (DAAD) voted it one of Germany's top 10 master's programs.

CME at a Glance

Degree: Master of Science (M.Sc.)

Language of instruction: English

Duration of program:4 semesters

Beginning of study program: Winter semester (October)

Application deadline: March 31 for students requiring a visa / July for all others

Tuition and fees

Fees per semester:

  • € 1500 state tuition fee for non-EU citizens (exemptions see below)
  • € 650 state tuition fee for a second degree (only for EU citizens who already obtained a master's degree from a German university)
  • € 150 service contribution for EU citizens and other students exempted from the state tuition fees
  • € 134 administration fees

Application requirements:

Above-average Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Information Technology, Telecommunication, Computer Science or related field, good knowledge in electrical engineering, IT, telecommunication or media engineering and solid knowledge in software programming, TOEFL iBT 79 or IELTS 6.0 (6.5 preferred), German A1.1 preferred, APS (only for applicants from China and Vietnam), minimum two letters of recommendation

Internship: Internship or professional experience preferred

Selection procedure: Yes

Accreditation: Yes

ECTS: 120 credits

Program taught in:
  • English
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Last updated October 15, 2019
This course is Campus based
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Oct 2019
4 semesters
1,500 EUR
state tuition fee for non-EU citizens (per semester)
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