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Digital Games (Bachelor's program) - How to Apply

Are you considering applying to the Bachelor's program in Digital Games? This page provides you with relevant information on the admissions process.

At a Glance

Category Description
Program Digital Games 
Degree Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) 
Type of program Full-time program 
Beginning of program Winter semester 
Program duration 7 semesters 
Language of instruction English 
Campus Mülheim Site 
Specializations Game Design, Game Arts, Game Informatics 
Restricted admission No 
Additional requirements Program-related aptitude test 

Admission Requirements

Secondary school diploma

"Fachhochschulreife" (academic and practical part) or "Abitur" or an equivalent (international) degree

In some cases persons who do not hold one of the degrees mentioned above can apply as vocationally qualified individuals. Information on this type of application is currently only available in German:

Applications without a secondary school diploma

International applicants and applicants with foreign degrees obtained outside of Germany please follow the information on admission requirements and German language proficiency.

Additional Requirements for Enrollment

Aptitude test

Only applicants who have successfully passed an aptitude test can be admitted to the Bachelor's program.

For additional information, please visit Cologne Game Lab's website.

Information for Applicants

a) Application process for
- German applicants
- Applicants with a German Higher Education Entrance Qualification (HEEQ)
- Applicants with a German undergraduate degree as well as
- Vocationally qualified individuals

Cologne Game Lab aptitude test:

Please complete the Cologne Game Lab online application form:

Online application form

Registration deadline: March 31, 2020
Applicants who have successfully passed the aptitude test are required to submit an
online application to TH Köln:

Applications are to be submitted through TH Köln's online application platform.

Online application platform

Application deadline: July 15, 2020

b) Application process for
- International applicants not mentioned in a)

Cologne Game Lab aptitude test:

Please complete the Cologne Game Lab online application form:

Online application form

Registration deadline: March 31, 2020
and additionally
application to uni-assist:

You are required to apply to uni-assist.

Please note the information on the application process through uni-assist.

uni-assist

Application deadline: March 31, 2020

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