The Faculty of Design, Media and Information offers students applied degrees with a focus on professional practice. It emphasises interdisciplinary cooperation between the subject areas and the departments.
The degree courses cover a range of subjects including various types of design; media technology specialisations such as light and sound design and games design; and library, media and information studies. The instructors have backgrounds in both academia and the professional realm. Using contemporary teaching methods, they help students understand complex interrelationships and facilitate reflective practice.
Since fall 2010, the Faculty of Design, Media and Information (DMI) has been housed at the Hamburg Art and Media Campus and the Armgartstraße Campus. The Art and Media Campus is the newest in the city of Hamburg and also houses the Hamburg University of Fine Arts, the Miami Ad School, the Hamburg Media School and the TIDE community television network.
The Department of Design offers the Illustration and Communication Design degree courses at the Hamburg Art and Media Campus, while the Fashion, Costume and Textile Design and Clothing Technology and Management degree courses are housed at the Armgartstraße Campus. The complete selection of degree courses offered by the Department of Information, Media and Communication and the Department of Media Technology take place at the Hamburg Art and Media Campus.