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SAE Institute Hamburg

The Hamburg Campus is located in the “Media Bunker” at Heiligengeistfeld, right next to the football stadium. The neighbourhoods of Schanze and St.Pauli as well as the park Planten un Blomen are within walking distance – perfect surroundings for creative minds.
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Campus Overview

SAE Institute Hamburg opened in 1993. In 2004, it was moved to the media bunker in Feldstraße. The campus was extensively refurbished in 2017 and completely modernized with the latest studios and networking areas. Currently, more than 400 young talents are studying at SAE Institute Hamburg to start their career in the creative cosmos. Hamburg’s most modern school for the creative and media industries offers an inspiring learning environment and an informal and respectful atmosphere to support the professional and personal development of our students.

SAE Hamburg offers

Practice-oriented and cutting-edge courses and degree programs in exciting and well-equipped departments for careers in the creative and media industries.
A motivated team that is passionate about supporting our students and alumni, helping them to continuously build their skills and achieve their goals.
Opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration between departments and excellent connections to the alumni network and local industry.


Learning & production spaces with Apple workstations with software from Avid, Apple, Ableton, Adobe, Steinberg, iZotope, UAD, Sonnox, Softube, etc.
Learning & production areas with PC workstations and software from Adobe, Autodesk, SideFX, Blackmagic, Marvelous Designer, The Foundry, Unreal, Unity, Microsoft, etc.
Various specialized workstations, such as pen display stations, audio sequencing stations, and a DAW mix station. Various project rooms as well as a film set
Event & social area with stage, lounge, foosball, PlayStation and student kitchen
Reference library with connection to digital libraries (German & English)
Two audio post-production studios with Yamaha Nuage DAW controllers, Steinberg Nuendo, UAD DSP system and numerous plug-ins from renowned manufacturers
Premium recording studio and mixing control room with SSL Duality 48-channel mixing console, Avid Pro Tools, ATC monitoring system, UAD DSP system, various outboard equipment and numerous plug-ins from renowned manufacturers
Recording studio and mixing control room with Audient ASP 4816 mixing console, various outboard equipment and plug-ins from renowned manufacturers
Several recording rooms with a choice of over 100 different microphones from various manufacturers
Edit and mixing suite with UAD Apollo and Softube Console 1 hardware
Sound design & electronic music production studio with UAD Apollo interface, Ableton Push, NI Maschine and various synthesizers from e.g. Moog, Korg and Roland
Live station with Allen & Heath GLD-80 mixing console and PA system
Film & VFX postproduction and colour grading studio with Apple Mac Pro
Film postproduction studio with direct connection to a green screen
Virtual Reality Lab with HTC Vive VR system and 3D printer
All-in-one VR headsets Meta (Oculus) Quest 2 and Microsoft Xbox Development Kit
CAD Network NAS and fast render server
Green screen and photo studio
Podcast studio and streaming equipment (Blackmagic Design, Panasonic, etc.)
Various film and photo cameras (Arri, Canon, Panasonic, Sony, etc.)
Various optics (Celere, Canon, Walimex, etc.)
Various lighting equipment (Varibeam, Dedolight, Arri, KinoFlo, etc.)
Film & Grip Equipment, e.g. dolly camera trolley & rails, camera crane, Steadicam, remote head, control monitors, etc.
O-sound microphones, field recorders, location sound and other audio peripherals

And this is how you reach the campus

By Bus/Tram Line M3 to Haltestelle Feldstraße (Heiligengeistfeld) (3 minute walking distance)
By Train Line 3 to stop Feldstraße (3 minutes walking distance)
SAE Institute Hamburg Feldstr. 66
20359 Hamburg, Germany
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Opening Hours
Monday to Friday: 09:00am - 10:00pm Saturday: 10:00am - 08:00 pm

Campus Manager Björn Mohr

“Modern teaching and learning must go beyond the mere transfer of knowledge. Rather, it should be about being able to try things out, meeting other inspiring people and realizing one’s potential in a protected environment by working on practical projects. Experiencing this and seeing my students succeed fulfills me every day.”

Campus Manager Hamburg

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