The final examination consists of a term paper and an oral examination. The grade also includes an assessment of the quality of candidates' involvement in the Academy's culture newspaper, which is produced regularly by the students.
The course concludes with a graded certificate.
The course in Culture Criticism is part of the cooperation between the Theaterakademie August Everding and the Hochschule für Fernsehen und Film München.
A good culture journalist has to be educated, and needs to be able to make a precise analysis and to formulate in an expressive, intelligent and witty way. These abilities are honed in intensive training during this two-year course – in all media genres. That guarantees that alumni will succeed in a difficult vocational field that is currently undergoing extremely dynamic change.