The Media Lab is a truly international, multi-disciplinary academic and artistic community with an active student base of approx. 120 persons. The Media Lab has 5 Professors, 5 lecturers and numerous visiting and part-time teachers. Currently the Media Lab has 4 affiliated research groups. The Media Lab is also host to visiting researchers and to many foreign and local exchange students.

As of May 2017 the Media Lab has more than 300 alumni.