International Students Testimonies

Finding and developing individual talents and strengths

Annabell Duda in ihrem Element - beim Scribbeln am Grafiktablett an der HMKW.

Annabell Duda is in her first semester of B.A. Game Design and Interactive Media at HMKW Cologne. Due to the Corona pandemic, teaching has so far taken place online. Nevertheless, the student is happy about her choice of study and would like to encourage prospective students to apply.

Read more

Successful career start as a graphic designer in the field of UX and UI design

Marcel Wedekind ist derzeit als Grafikdesigner bei Jobufo, einem Berliner HR-Tech-Startup, tätig.

Marcel Wedekind is passionate about design since his school days. After completing his dual studies at HMKW Berlin, he now works as a graphic designer at Jobufo, a Berlin-based HR tech startup, where he plays a key role in developing the user experience and the user interface. In a short interview, Marcel told us more about the most valuable experiences he gained during his studies and the challenges he faces in his day-to-day work.

Read more

Students' thesis featured in scientific magazine

Alicia Hänsel finished her Bachelors’ degree in Media and Business Psychology at HMKW in Frankfurt with an outstanding evaluation. The topic of her thesis is interesting enough for the abstract to be featured in a scientific magazine. She gained experience as a working student in a coaching company and is planning on improving her skills in a Masters’ program in Business Psychology next semester.

Read more

The facets of event management: from agency life to public service

Meret Gesierich successfully completed her dual degree in media and event management in 2019 - and was able to join a full-service event agency straight after graduation. But then suddenly a lot of flexibility was required, due to the pandemic that intervened. Fortunately, Meret was able to change jobs quickly and found a permanent position as an event manager in the field of press and public relations. In this interview, she told us more about her current job and the advantages of the dual study program at HMKW.

Read more

Creative and hands-on: Lisa Pommerening on her dual studies in graphic design

Lisa Pommerening's biggest dream for the time after her dual studies in graphic design and visual communication: joining the Berlin film and TV production company STORY HOUSE Productions as a permanent employee. Not only did she complete her practical year here, but she also continues to work for the company as a student trainee. In the following interview, she told us about the advantages of the dual study program at HMKW and what she would like to focus on in her bachelor's thesis.

Read more

HMKW alumna founds own publishing house Ulila

Depicting society as it is - that is the vision of Nicola Boyne, winner of the HMKW Media Scholarship and graduate of the dual B.A. Media and Event Management program. In a guest lecture, she told HMKW students about how she and a friend founded the book publishing company Ulila and successfully launched their first Wimmel book.

Read more

Marketing know-how based on theory and practice

Hannah Löhr hat an der HMKW den Bachelor-Studiengang Medien- und Wirtschaftspsychologie absolviert. Foto: privat

Hannah Löhr, a recent graduate in media and business psychology, has been hired by her internship company, the social media agency THE WANTS SOCIAL. In this interview, she talks about the main motives behind her choice of study and the advantages of a practice-oriented study program.

Read more