Communication and Media Engineering

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Media Design


Interest in Intercultural Design and Audiovisual Communication

Teaching methods Seminar/Lab
Learning target / Competences

• Participants extend their ability for the audiovisual language of color, form, typography, sound, interactive and audiovisual media with emphasis on intercultural communication
• Commercial, scientific and artistic forms of media communication will be applied to analyse design projects
• Sensibility for interdisciplinary fields of visualisation and sonification will be augmented
• Seminar and laboratory are part of an intercultural team learning process

Duration 1
Hours per week 4.0
Classes 60 h
Individual / Group work: 120 h
Workload 180 h
ECTS 6.0
Requirements for awarding credit points

Intercultural Media Design: Practical work PA (3/4) + Presentation RE (1/4)
IMD Lab must be passed.

Responsible person

Prof. Daniel Fetzner

Maximum number of participants 20
Recommended semester 1
Frequency Annually (ws)

Master's degree program CME


Intercultural Media Design

Type Seminar
Nr. M+I403
Hours per week 2.0

The students start with a self portrait and a reflection about their personal belongings. They document their daily observations in groups out of five people via different media like text, sound and video.


  • Heidkamp, Philipp (2010): Learning from Nairobi. Köln: kisdedition
  • Ware, Colin (2008): Visual Thinking. Burlington: Penros
  • Les Back (2007): The Art of Listening. Oxford: Berg Publishers
  • Brigitte Hagedorn (2018): Audacity: Praxiswissen für die Audiobearbeitung. Bonn: mitp
  • Paul Saccone (2019): The Beginner's Guide to to DaVinci Resolve 16. Blackmagic Design Learning Series


Intercultural Media Design Lab

Type Lab/studio
Nr. M+I404
Hours per week 2.0

The students aquire a critical way of intercultural audio-visual perception and its foundation in embodiment theories.