University of Television and Film Munich Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#7598 of 14,131 In the World
#1762 of 2,785 In Europe
#240 of 369 In Germany
#33 of 45 In Bavaria
#9 of 10 In Munich

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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 a university has programs where an applicant only needs to meet admission requirements to enroll and doesn't necessarily competes 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)
Full time employee75
Student:staff ratio5:1


Local students $500
International students $500

Programs and Degrees

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 67)
    Enrolled in the University of Television and Film Munich
    Studied in 1977
    film producerfilm directorwriterscreenwriter

    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. He began his work in the film industry by directing the film The Noah's Ark Principle (1984) as part of his university thesis and also co-founded Centropolis Entertainment in 1985 with his sister. He is also known for directing films such as Universal Soldier (1992), Stargate (1994), Independence Day (1996), Godzilla (1998), The Patriot (2000), The Day After Tomorrow (2004), 2012 (2009), White House Down (2013), Independence Day: Resurgence (2016), Midway (2019), and Moonfall (2022). He is a collector of art and an LGBT activist, and is openly gay.

  2. Wim Wenders

    Wim Wenders
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    1945-.. (age 77)
    Enrolled in the University of Television and Film Munich
    Studied in 1967-1970
    film directorphotographeruniversity teacherscreenwriteractor

    Ernst Wilhelm "Wim" Wenders is a German filmmaker, playwright, author, and photographer. He is a major figure in New German Cinema. Among many honors, he has received three nominations for the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature: for Buena Vista Social Club (1999), about Cuban music culture; Pina (2011), about the contemporary dance choreographer Pina Bausch; and The Salt of the Earth (2014), about Brazilian photographer Sebastião Salgado.

  3. Jeanette Hain

    Jeanette Hain
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    1969-.. (age 53)
    Enrolled in the University of Television and Film Munich
    Studied direction
    screenwriteractorfilm actor

    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).

  4. Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck

    Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    1973-.. (age 49)
    film editorfilm producerfilm directorscreenwriter

    Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck is a German film director, best known for writing and directing the 2006 Oscar-winning dramatic thriller Das Leben der Anderen (The Lives of Others), the 2010 three time Golden Globe nominated romantic thriller The Tourist starring Angelina Jolie and Johnny Depp, and the two-time Oscar-nominated 2018 epic drama Never Look Away.

General info

Alternative names HFF München
Hochschule für Fernsehen und Film München
Founded 1966
Accreditation Bayerisches Staatsministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst

Location and Contacts

Address Bernd-Eichinger-Platz 1
München, Bavaria, 80333
City population 1,488,000
Phone +49 (89) 68957 0
Fax +49 (89) 68957-9900

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