University of Television and Film Munich Rankings

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Ranking Category
#7663 of 14,131 In the World
#1705 of 2,785 In Europe
#244 of 369 In Germany
#32 of 45 In Bavaria
#9 of 10 In Munich

Quick Review

Acceptance rate

* The University of Television and Film Munich is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because the university has programs where applicants only need to meet admission requirements to enroll and don't necessarily compete with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (Abitur)
Academic CalendarOctober to July (October - February; May-July)


The tuition table for University of Television and Film Munich gives an overview of costs but prices are approximate and subject to change and don't include accommodation, textbooks, or living expenses. The costs of programs might differ significantly for local and international students. The only source of truth for current numbers is the university's official website.

Program Tuition Cost (per semester)
Bachelor of Arts in Film and Television € 130
Master of Arts in Film € 130
Master of Arts in Television Journalism € 130
Master of Arts in Screenwriting and Directing € 130
Master of Arts in Production and Media Business € 130

All tuition costs are in Euros (€).

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by University of Television and Film Munich.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design Yes Yes TBD
Biology No No No
Business No No No
Chemistry No No No
Computer Science No No No
Economics No No No
Engineering No No No
Environmental Science No No No
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes TBD
Mathematics No No No
Medicine No No No
Physics No No No
Psychology No No No
Künstlerische Abschlussprüfung Art Criticism
Diplom (Univ) Cinema and Television, Film, Media Studies, Writing
PhD Media Studies

University of Television and Film Munich alumni

  1. Roland Emmerich

    Roland Emmerich
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    1955-.. (age 69)
    Enrolled in the University of Television and Film Munich
    Studied in 1977
    writerfilm directordirectorscreenwriterfilm producer

    Roland Emmerich is a German film director, screenwriter, and producer. He is widely known for his science fiction and disaster films and has been called a "master of disaster" within the industry. His films, most of which are English-language Hollywood productions, have made more than $3 billion worldwide, including just over $1 billion in the United States, making him the country's 15th-highest-grossing director of all time.

  2. Wim Wenders

    Wim Wenders
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    1945-.. (age 79)
    Enrolled in the University of Television and Film Munich
    Studied in 1967-1970
    university teacherfilm producerphotographerscreenwriterdirector

    Ernst Wilhelm "Wim" Wenders is a German filmmaker, playwright, author, and photographer. He is a major figure in New German Cinema. Among the honors he has received are prizes from the Cannes, Venice and Berlin film festivals. He has also received a BAFTA Award and been nominated for three Academy Awards and a Grammy Award.

  3. Baran bo Odar

    Baran bo Odar
    Born in
    Switzerland Flag Switzerland
    1978-.. (age 46)
    film directorscreenwriterfilm screenwriter

    Baran bo Odar is a German film and television director and screenwriter. He is known for co-creating the Netflix series Dark (2017–2020) and 1899 (2022) with his creative and romantic partner, Jantje Friese.

  4. Jeanette Hain

    Jeanette Hain
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    1969-.. (age 55)
    Enrolled in the University of Television and Film Munich
    Studied direction
    actorfilm actorscreenwriter

    Jeanette Hain is a German film actress. She appeared in more than 90 film and television productions since 1990. Hein is perhaps best-known to international audiences as Ralph Fiennes' girlfriend in the Academy Award-winning film The Reader (2008).

All 39 notable alumni

University of Television and Film Munich faculties and divisions

Department/Division : Cinematography Cinema and Television, Visual Arts
Department/Division : Feature Film and Television Feature Cinema and Television, Film
Department/Division : Film and Television Documentary Cinema and Television, Journalism, Radio and Television Broadcasting
Department/Division : Media Studies Media Studies
Department/Division : Production and Media Business Advertising and Publicity, Business Administration, Media Studies
Department/Division : Screenplay Writing
Department/Division : Technology Technology

General information

Alternative names HFF München
Hochschule für Fernsehen und Film München
Founded 1966

Location and contacts

Address Bernd-Eichinger-Platz 1
München, 80333
City population 1,488,000

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