The Faculty of Digital Media at Furtwangen University is a pioneer in the area of digital media. The Faculty was founded in 1990 with the first degree programme, Computer Science in Media. The Faculty now offers degree programmes in Online Media, Media Design and Interactive Media Design.

Media expertise is highly sought after is the growing field of media and internet applications. Our graduates have outstanding career prospects due to the mix of theory and practice taught in the degree programmes. Experienced teaching staff, first-class facilities and personal support provide an ideal environment and best possible conditions for a company partnership.

Cooperative Options

The Faculty of Digital Media offers a variety of cooperation options for both companies and for other organizations. To ensure the long-term success, every cooperative venture has professional supervision by a faculty member at all stages of the project, from the initial concept to the follow-up phase.

  • Carry out a media project your company would like to realize with a student group within the framework of a student project.
  • Let our students support your company by working within one of your teams during an internship semester or during shorter periods of practical work.
  • Assign a thesis topic for students and supervise the project together with one of the faculty professors.
  • Use your applied knowledge and become a lecturer, and thus get to know the students personally.
  • Develop innovative concepts with us by taking part in research projects.
  • Use the Campus media run by our students as a channel of communication for your companies.
  • Play a part in the strategic development of the faculty through involvement in our Faculty Board and develop your network of regional contacts.
  • Present your organization to students and professors at the various events our faculty hosts.

Since the foundation of the faculty, approximately 700 different cooperative partnerships have been set up through which we have gained invaluable experience. Freedom from the normal restrictions of the business world has allowed unlimited creativity. We look forward to being able to work with you on the development of your next media product.



 Peter Schmidtlein

Peter Schmidtlein
Faculty of Digital Media
07723 920-2923
Furtwangen Campus, Room I 1.22