SAE Institute Leipzig

Introduction

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The SAE Institute was founded in 1976 and since then has developed into the world's largest private education provider in the sector of media production with 53 locations in 28 countries. The curricula are carefully prepared and consistently updated in consultation with leading industry practitioners to meet the needs of the global creative media industry.

With a strong tradition of practical application and recognition within the industry, the SAE Institute offers an extensive portfolio of creative media areas (audio engineering, digital film production, game art animation, game programming, music business, web design & development and cross media production). A Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science degree can be achieved in the fast-track degree in only two years.

There are two master courses (MA / MSc) available. The Bachelor and Master programs are offered in collaboration with the renowned and state-recognized Middlesex University in London and the Folkwang University in Essen. The SAE Institute has a network of six continents with locations in creative and media centers, including London, Berlin, Munich, Paris, Barcelona, ​​Amsterdam, New York, Los Angeles, Bangkok, Sydney, Cape Town and many more.

SAE Online is the online campus of the SAE Institute on the World Wide Web, offering a growing selection of online courses and qualifications, from short courses to master's degrees, validated by the Middlesex University. The experience from nearly 40 years of institute history flows into what we believe is the best and most flexible online education platform. With SAE Online, SAE Institute provides access to courses, trainings and courses in SAE quality.

The SAE Alumni Association is the network for SAE graduates and students who aim to provide them with an alumni experience and a varied program of resources, events and communications as well as an active job placement, to maintain contact among them and to continue to involve them in the SAE Institute.

The SAE Alumni Convention is a free networking event for all persons with an interest in creative media development and technology. The annual event brings together peers of the same spirit and ensures the exchange of knowledge and networking in the creative media industry.

The SAE magazine is the magazine of the SAE Institute and the SAE Alumni Association. Originally it appeared in printed form, but will be published in digital form from 2014 on the Internet.

Values ​​& Vision

OUR VISION

We are the world's leading instructors for people in the creative media industry.

OUR MISSION

  • We offer specialized courses for professional and academic continuing education worldwide and inspire and encourage our graduates.
  • In our courses we place emphasis on the practical experience, the needs of our students and the credibility that we enjoy in the industry.
  • Our students have access to state-of-the-art know-how and use the excellent facilities to improve their skills.
  • We are networked at a global level and are regarded as a professional community of creative minds in the media sector.
  • We deliver top performance in academic and student related services.

OUR VALUES

  • We believe in our goals and are convinced to achieve them.
  • We rely on teamwork and collective progress.
  • We are going new ways, with aspiration and with passion.
  • We create trust through competence and constant improvement.
  • We work professionally and act authentically.
  • We respect the environment and respect our fellow human beings.

ABOUT THE CAMPUS

The Leipzig campus offers an ideal environment for students. Already since 2004, in the best downtown location in an Art Nouveau building full of charm can be learned and studied practically.

In the middle of the city, in close proximity to the world-famous Thomaskirche, the campus is located in a charming building from the Wilhelminian era

Strong networking with the medium-sized media industry

On three floors in the modern campus several sound studios, filmuiten and numerous workstations are available

For musicians and actors who would like to contribute to the exercises of our students, we have set up an artist registration here.

* These may include: Bandrecordings, Music Video, Short Film, Documentary.

This school offers programs in:
  • German

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Programs

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BSc

Bsc (hons) games programming

Campus Full time Part time 24 - 42 months March 2019 Germany Kitzscher + 1 more

From the fundamentals to advanced modules, which deal in detail with game programming - graduates with remarkable skills emerge from this course of study and thus drive one of the largest areas of the creative industry. Our focus on practice-oriented exercises allows you to work on many different projects during the course of studies and to learn the tools and techniques of game development and programming. You will be supported by tutors who encourage your experimentation and creative output, while ensuring that you can develop your abilities to the market. [+]

You have a creative vein, a lot of imagination and like to create digital worlds? Do you enjoy programming and master every level? Then your talent lies in the Games Department!

From the fundamentals to advanced modules, which deal in detail with game programming - graduates with remarkable skills emerge from this course of study and thus drive one of the largest areas of the creative industry.

Our focus on practice-oriented exercises allows you to work on many different projects during the course of studies and to learn the tools and techniques of game development and programming. You will be supported by tutors who encourage your experimentation and creative output, while ensuring that you can develop your abilities to the market.... [-]


Bachelor

Bachelor (hons) audio production

Campus Full time Part time 24 - 42 months March 2019 Germany Kitzscher + 1 more

Whether you want to work in the production of music, post-production for film and television, live sound, radio, sound design, game sound or any of the many different areas of the audio industry - BA / BSc (Hons) Audio Production * you get the knowledge and practical skills you need for a successful career. [+]

You have a feel for bass, a hand for mids, and put on high quality sound? Then your talent lies in the Department of Audio Engineering!

Whether you want to work in the production of music, post-production for film and television, live sound, radio, sound design, game sound or any of the many different areas of the audio industry - BA / BSc (Hons) Audio Production * you get the knowledge and practical skills you need for a successful career.

The course of study provides for two courses, the renowned and industry-recognized SAE Audio Engineering Diploma, as well as a bachelor's degree course, which teaches additional skills and brings to mind areas such as creative processes, project management, copyright and special audio techniques. The study is completed with an internationally recognized BA / BSc (Hons) Audio Production *, validated by the University of Middlesex in London.... [-]


Bachelor (hons) digital film production

Campus Full time Part time 24 - 42 months March 2019 Germany Kitzscher + 1 more

If you are a passionate fan of movies and moving pictures and want to start or develop a career in the film or TV industry, the course of studies, training and further education of the Digital Film Production department provides a solid foundation for a career in the industry. In the course of studies, you will learn the necessary knowledge and skills that are important in the production of films. [+]

You think in moving pictures, put on clean cuts and like gripping stories? Then your talent lies in the Digital Film Production department!

If you are a passionate fan of movies and moving pictures and want to start or develop a career in the film or TV industry, the course of studies, training and further education of the Digital Film Production department provides a solid foundation for a career in the industry. In the course of studies, you will learn the necessary knowledge and skills that are important in the production of films.

The study regulations provide for two courses, the renowned SAE Digital Film Production Diploma, which is recognized by the industry, as well as a bachelor's degree in which additional skills are acquired and areas such as processes in creative industries, project management, copyright and special film techniques are brought to the fore. The study is completed with an internationally recognized BA / BSc (Hons) Digital Film Production *, validated by the University of Middlesex in London.... [-]


Bachelor (hons) music business

Campus Full time Part time 24 - 42 months March 2019 Germany Kitzscher + 1 more

With the focus on running a company, this study program was developed to develop and administer innovative business models for a digital age. Graduates are equipped with the knowledge and skills of key aspects of the music business. [+]

You are passionate about organizing concerts, attending bands and caring for the business side? Then your talent lies in the Music Business!

With the focus on running a company, this study program was developed to develop and administer innovative business models for a digital age. Graduates are equipped with the knowledge and skills of key aspects of the music business.

The study course covers core aspects of the music industry, which focus on cultural and historical perspectives, analyzes and forecasts, legal frameworks and sources of income up to planning, budgeting and marketing in a variety of industrial scenarios, Such as art management, publishing, e-music, and live event management.... [-]


Bachelor in game art animation

Campus Full time 24 - 42 months October 2019 Germany Kitzscher

From anatomical examinations to precise modeling of complex textures, environments, and their integration into a game engine, this course provides you with industry-specific skills, technologies, and production methods to create 3D models for the artistic design of games. [+]

From anatomical examinations to precise modeling of complex textures, environments, and their integration into a game engine, this course provides you with industry-specific skills, technologies, and production methods to create 3D models for the artistic design of games. After studying with a combination of technical and artistic content, you will make your degree with a convincing portfolio. The course of study provides for two courses, the renowned SAE Game Art & 3D Animation Diploma, recognized by the industry, as well as a bachelor's degree in which additional skills are learned and areas such as creative processes, project management, copyright and special techniques from the game industry be treated. The study is completed with an internationally recognized BA / BSc (Hons) Game Art Animation *, validated by the University of Middlesex in London.... [-]


Bachelor in media production

Campus Full time 24 - 42 months October 2019 Germany Kitzscher

The media landscape is constantly changing. New devices and platforms are constantly changing the way people deal with content. [+]

The media landscape is constantly changing. New devices and platforms are constantly changing the way people deal with content. Content is King! The high demand for new content requires that communicators have a variety of digital publishing skills, both in terms of content and technology. The Bachelor's degree in Media Production and Publishing has been developed specifically for these changed requirements for professional images in the journalism / PR / Communication sector and provides competences in the areas of communication, journalism, image design and editing, audio production, video production, web programming and online publishing. The study program provides for two courses, the renowned SAE Crossmedia Production Diploma, and a Bachelor's degree course, in which additional skills are acquired and areas such as processes in the creative economy, project management, copyright and special communication techniques are brought to the fore. The study is concluded with an internationally recognized BA / BSc (Hons) Media Production and Publishing *, validated by the University of Middlesex in London.... [-]


Bachelor in visual effects

Campus Full time Part time 24 - 42 months October 2019 Germany Kitzscher + 1 more

If you are a passionate fan of visual effects and moving pictures and want to start or develop a career in the film industry, games industry or advertising industry, the courses, training and further education of the department Visual FX & 3D Animation provide a solid foundation for a Career start in these parts of the creative industry. In the study program, you will learn the necessary knowledge and skills in projects that are important for productions in the VFX sector. [+]

If you are a passionate fan of visual effects and moving images and would like to start or develop a career in the film industry, games industry or advertising industry, the courses, training and further education of the department Visual FX & 3D Animation provide a solid foundation for a Career start in these parts of the creative industry. In the study program, you will learn the necessary knowledge and skills in projects that are important for productions in the VFX sector. The course of study provides for two courses, the prestigious and industry-recognized SAE Visual FX & 3D Animation Diploma, as well as a bachelor's degree in which additional skills are learned and areas such as processes in the creative economy, project management, copyright and special techniques from the film and animation industry. The study is completed with an internationally recognized BA / BSc (Hons) Visual Effects Animation *, validated by the University of Middlesex in London.... [-]


Bachelor in web development

Campus Full time 24 - 42 months October 2019 Germany Kitzscher

From traditional websites to the rapidly growing market of web application development - you are taught both industry standards and cutting-edge web development technologies, so that you become part of one of the most economic sectors in the entire creative industry. [+]

From traditional websites to the rapidly growing market of web application development - you are taught both industry standards and cutting-edge web development technologies, so that you become part of one of the most economic sectors in the entire creative industry. You benefit from a practice-oriented, project-based course of studies and develop skills in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP and user interface design (UI). The study regulation provides for two courses. The prestigious SAE Web Design & Development Diploma, recognized by the industry, and the bachelor's degree course, which teaches additional skills and topics such as an overview of the Internet and media industry, project management, copyright and web development techniques. The study is concluded with an internationally recognized BA / BSc (Hons) Web Development *, validated by the University of Middlesex in London.... [-]