BA-Fashion Design

Information and deadlines for digital or analog portfolio submission

  • After successful online registration for the aptitude test, you will receive Link to the upload portal as well as all necessary instructions for digital or analog portfolio submission via Campuscore.

  • A small artistic-practical homework assignment will be provided with the invitation.

  • Digital or analog portfolio submission deadline: Feb 22.
    (exact date as well as format will be determined on 11/1/21).

  • Based on your work, the next step is to decide whether you will be admitted to the entrance exam. You will receive the decisionand we very much hope that the entrance exam can take place in Feb 22 at weißensee kunsthochschule berlin or the digital format will have to be used again.

Notes and advise on the digital portfolio in the department of Fashion Design (under reservation! Depending on the pandemic situation, the portfolios) may also have to be presented in analog form.

Portfolio Size__________________

Porttfolio size in total maximum 20 MB. Up to 30 images (scans or photos, presented together in one pdf document: an explanatory help on data size reduction will follow from November 24th!)

The portfolio pdf document should contain a collection of current artistic works such as paintings, watercolors, prints, drawings, etc. and can also contain works such as sketches of ideas, photographs, textile works, experiments and designs.

No general theme or continuous narrative is necessary. 
Unfortunately, the commission can not open films, software, sounds, texts, websites such as Instagram or external links.Your works and not their presentation will be evaluated.We therefore ask to refrain from adding decorative elements such as passepartouts, typography, gifs or clipart.Please sort your work according to importance and topicality. Your most important work should open the portfolio.

Naming your works__________________

We ask for very brief, simple, keyword information about each work, such as medium/size, date of creation and the context in which the work was created. 
In case of a group project, please also name co-authors. In case of a supervised work, please name supervising persons and the course/project/institution.Please collect the information on a separate Info sheet.

Example info sheet1
Cotton jersey T-shirt
Design/Author_in: John Doe (design and production), Jane Doe (print), Jim Doe (photo)
Date of origin: 20.11.2020
Place of origin: private

2. Nude drawing, penci
lDesign/Author_in: John Doe
Date of origin: 20.11.2020
Place of origin: Evening drawing class

3. Design project
Design/Author: Group work John Doe + Jane Doe
Date of origin: 20.11.2019
Place of origin: Advanced level art course 12th grade


The admission commission who will evaluate your artistic aptitude consists of fashion designers: Teachers of the Academy and students of the Fashion Department. Above all, the commission is interested to see what you are interested in and how you are already working — artistically or creatively. An interest in fashion, clothing, art and design should be recognizable.

Tips and information for the application and creation of the digital portfolio