Incoming Exchange Students

Application Period

For summer term (Apr-Jul) from October 5th – November 15th.
For the winter term (Oct-Feb) from March 1st -  April 15th.

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. As soon as you have activated your conformation 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_ch16 to open the application form.

Here you find the access link to the desired department:

Fine Arts / Painiting 
Fine Arts / Sculpture
Fine Arts / Stage and Costume Design
Fashion Design 
Textile - and Surface Design 
Visual Communication 
MA Spacial Strategies 

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.


Leoni Adams
Head of Academic Affairs and International Relations
room A1.13
Academy of Art Berlin Weißensee
Buehringstrasse 20
13086 Berlin

mail: international(at)
fax: +49-30-47705-123

open hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday from 1-3pm, or on appointment.
In urgent cases write an e-mail.

Step by Step Instuction 2016 for Exchange