DEKRA | Hochschule für Medien – media university in the heart of a pulsating metropolis

DEKRA | Hochschule für Medien is a private university of applied sciences in the trendy Berlin Friedrichshain district. The university is officially approved by the state of Berlin and accredited by the German Council of Science and Humanities (Wissenschaftsrat). We are offering Bachelor programmes in Communication Management, Journalism and PR, Film and Television as well as Film and Performing Arts. These degree programmes are tailored to the modern media landscape, providing hands on classes in the respective fields with teachers who are themselves media professionals. 

Within our Bachelor programmes we offer a wide range of specialisations in each programme: media design, marketing communication, communication psychology (Communication Management), online journalism, TV journalism, TV presentation, public relations (Journalism and PR) as well as directing, cinematography, production, postproduction, sound design (Film and Television) , acting for film/directing or film education and media pedagogy (Film and Performing Arts).

The university is open to creative, young people who are willing to show commitment and enjoy studying in a vibrant atmosphere - in the heart of Berlin!

Our Location: Oberbaum-City in Berlin Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg

Our location: DEKRA Hochschule für Medien is located in the trendy Friedrichshain area (S-/U-station Warschauer Strasse) in the "Oberbaum-City" - near the banks of the river Spree. This business and media district is not only the home of DEKRA Hochschule für Medien, but also of some well-known companies such as MTV, Universal Music and BASF. Contact & Directions.

Mission Statement

In our mission statement you can see what DEKRA | Hochschule für Medien stands for and what is important to us.

Quality certification and accreditations

Programme Accreditations

All study programmes of DEKRA | Hochschule für Medien (Television and Film, Journalism and PR, Communication Management) have been accredited by the Central Evaluation and Accreditation Agency (ZEvA -Zentrale Evaluations- und Akkreditierungsagentur).
During this accreditation process the ZEvA reviewed the standards of the course content by evaluating the submitted Bachelor programme concepts and assessing the training function and feasibility of study, especially with regard to opportunities in the job market.
The general goals of acquiring such an accreditation are: to ensure the quality of the Bachelor and Masters programmes; to establish transparency throughout the differentiated range of available courses and to guarantee nationally as well as internationally recognised qualifications. (Source:

Institutional Accreditation of the University from the German Council of Science and Humanities (Wissenschaftsrat)

DEKRA | Hochschule für Medien has been accredited by the German Council of Science and Humanities (Wissenschaftsrat) since 2015. This institutional accreditation certifies that as a private University of Applied Science we are able to provide education and research that adheres to recognised scientific and academic standards. Furthermore, as part of the accreditation process, the material and personell resources and the financing of DEKRA | Hochschule für Medien was also evaluated.

Collaborations and Partnerships

One of the ways we ensure that our courses contain a large practical component, is by working together with different partners in the creative industries. These include media companies, non-profit organizations and other educational institutions. Here you will find an overview of all university cooperations.