Incoming Exchange Students
The weißensee academy of art berlin has a network of some 110 international art academies with which it has agreed bilateral exchange contracts. The Students exchange has a long tradition and is activley promoted.
As we receive every semester much more appications that we are able to offer places exchange studies are mainly open to students of our partner universities and scholarship holders (e.g. DAAD and Fulbright) In particular cases students can also be admitted as "Free Exchange" students.
For the winter term (Oct-Feb) from March 1st - April 15th.
For summer term (Apr-Jul) from October 1st – November 15th.
Please note: all students applying for an exchange have to be nominated by their home institution/university to be eligible to apply for exchange studies.
The exchange coordinator at your home institution must confirm your nomination to the weißensee academy of art berlin by e-mail or letter, which has to be uploaded as document in our application portal.
If you are interested in attending weißensee academy of art berlin as an exchange student for one semester the first thing you should do is to check with your Exchange Coordinator or International Office in your home institution to find out if your home university/institution has an exchange agreement with us. You can also check for partners of weißensee academy of art on: this link
Application Process for Incoming Exchange Students
If you are an international or European student and you are interested in coming to Weissensee on exchange then first of all you have to contact the International Exchange Office of your own art school, which will inform you about the conditions for application and send your documents to Berlin.
Please use exclusively the online application platform. A registration on the moodle platform of Weißensee is required: Registration on Moodle . As soon as you have activated your confirmation link in the sent Email after registration, please choose your desired department by clicking the respective link and enter with the code key (Eingabeschlüssel): EX_ch17 to open the application form.
Here you find the access link to the desired department:
Download: step-by-step instruction
After examining your application documents and approval by the teaching staff of the at the academy of art Weissensee, you will receive a letter of acceptance, if you are accepted.
If you have any questions or enquiries, don't hesitate to contact the international office.
Exchange programs: Information mainly for outgoing students
Head of Academic Affairs and International Relations
Academy of Art Berlin Weißensee
open hours: Thursday from 1-3pm, or on appointment.
In urgent cases write an e-mail.