Individual Course of Studies

Make the most of your studies

Gaining new perspectives: Take advantage of your freedom and expand your curriculum. Design your individual study programme. After all, thinking knows no limits.

We offer you a multitude of possibilities to optimise your studies even further:


15 ECTS credits

Creative Pre-Incubator

From idea to start-up

The programme of the Creative Pre-Incubator accompanies and supports you in turning your business idea into reality. Workshops, regular meetings, and individual mentoring are the key to successful business foundation.

Creative Pre Incubator


up to 6 ECTS credits

Optional subjects

Choose from our current offer in the CIS and collect ECTS credits

How about “Sign Language“, “Writing Coaching”, or “Mindfulness”? Optional subjects such as “Campus & City Radio“, “c-tv Creative Content Channel”, and “The Media Magazine SUMO” allow you to actively contribute your creativity.

Browse optional subjects in the CIS (only with student login)


30 ECTS credits

Interdisciplinary Lab – iLab

An elective semester for bachelor and master students

From concept design to prototype development: In the iLab, interdisciplinary and international teams work on solutions to societally relevant challenges and acquire important future skills in the process.

About the iLab


International Week

Exchange with international experts

International guests provide insights into their fields of expertise. On “Go International! Day”, seize the opportunity to build up networks and talk to representatives of our partner universities all over the world. Plus: Benefit from exciting reports of our outgoing students and information on funding options.

International Week


30 ECTS credits

European Project Semester (EPS)

The international project semester with a technical focus

Your study programme has a focus on edutainment, data science, or engineering? Then this is a great opportunity for you to work on a project together with international students and external partners from the technology sector and the creative industry.

European Project Semester


up to 6 ECTS credits

European University E3UDRES2

Various international and interdisciplinary short formats

Make use of the E3UDRES2 alliance of 9 European higher education institutions and study without barriers: Choose from a wide range of study formats such as the I Living Labs, bootcamps, hackathons, and iResidencies and make a valuable contribution to the development of European regions.

All opportunities with E3UDRES2


5 ECTS credits

Window of Opportunity

Customisable educational opportunities embedded in the curriculum

Expand your personal profile and acquire additional competencies! Learn in a transdisciplinary setting together with students and lecturers from other (specialist) disciplines and/or make use of student mobility and room for international exchange.