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Print Media Technologies - Bachelor of Engineering

Hochschule der Medien/Stuttgart Media University
7 semesters
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available

About this program

Print Media Technologies

This bachelor of engineering provides technical education in Germany, equipping students with the professional, creative and cross-cultural skills needed to prosper at home and abroad.

In Germany, Print Media Technologies is the first and only international undergraduate program in engineering dedicated to media, which is exclusively taught in English and designed for students from across the world. It is a unique subject which combines creativity, science, technology, intercultural studies, corporate management and languages.

New technologies continue to develop. Variable data printing for the individualisation of packaging and personalisation of commercial print will play a more prominent role in communication and marketing. The symbioses between the Internet and print media offers new products, revolutionizing the way we communicate and triggering new marketing strategies. 

The faculty runs a unique, state-of-the-art learning center equipped with advanced media technology i.e. the latest printing machines used in the industry. It is the largest and best-equipped centre in Europe and features a number of laboratories and studios, including digital and commercial printing presses, creative printing set-ups, 3D printing, a packaging print factory and the latest post-press equipment used for binding and finishing. Students will also take advantage of a new pre-media facility using the latest digital technologies and specific workflows available to the media industry.

Admission requirements

General Requirements

  1. University entrance certificate
  2. Letter of motivation
  3. English level B2.2/C1

Language Requirements

  • English (and selected courses in German)
  • German students need to study an additional language; such as Spanish, Italian or French.
  • Targeted level for additional language: B2.2/C1. Alternatively German students are required to study academic English.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.

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Program content

1st Semester

  • Introduction to Media Technology
  • Material Science (1)
  • Business Management
  • Information Technology
  • STEM (1)
  • Language Course (1)

2nd Semester

  • Traineeship in Printing
  • Material Science (2)
  • Pre-Media Technology and Color
  • STEM (2)
  • Language Course (2)

3rd Semester

  • Digital Printing
  • 3D Printing
  • Post Press Technologies
  • Product Development (1)
  • STEM (3)
  • Language Course (3)

4th Semester

  • Advanced Lab
  • Sustainability
  • Commercial Printing
  • Packaging Printing
  • Product Development (2)
  • Language Course (4)

5th Semester

  • Internship
  • Language Course (5)

6th Semester

  • Production and Material Management
  • Campaign Management
  • Projects, Excursions, Tutorials (PET)
  • Advanced Lab
  • Academic Work

7th Semester

  • Thesis
  • International Management and Law
  • Finance and Controlling
  • Advanced Lab
  • Projects, Excursions, Tutorials (PET)

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.


Domestic Students

Currently, there is no tuition fee charged for higher education at public universities in Baden-Württemberg for home students, EU students, students of the European Economic Area (EEA).

International Students

€1500 per semester.


Degree: Bachelor of Engineering

Credits: 30 ECTS (210 ECTS total)

Career paths

Graduates enjoy high quality jobs. The placement rate is 100%. The program is to form educated leaders and practitioners on media issues; this includes senior technical, management and marketing positions across the world. Graduates work in internationally expanding businesses. The program is firmly designed to promote proficiency in media engineering; in addition students will develop critical-thinking and public-speaking skills.

About this institute

Hochschule der Medien/Stuttgart Media University

Hochschule der Medien/Stuttgart Media University (HdM) is a public university (funded by the state of Baden-Württemberg) teaching media specialists. We cover a broad spectrum of media expertise, focused on three faculties: Faculty of Printing and Media Faculty of Electronic Media...

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PMT offers students a nice balance between academic learning, practical experience, student life and career opportunities. What I like the most is the teaching program, because it is shaped based on what the printing industry requires you to know, and it is not just theoretical. At HdM the technical printing center is one of the most equipped in...

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Contact info

Hochschule der Medien/Stuttgart Media University

Nobelstrasse 10
70569 Stuttgart Baden-Württemberg

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