Incoming Exchange Students

The weißensee academy of art berlin has a network of some 130 international art academies with whom it has bilateral exchange agreements. The student* exchange has a long tradition and is actively promoted.

As we receive every semester much more applications that we are able to offer places, the application process for an exchange semester is mainly open to students from our partner universities and for scholarship holders (e.g. DAAD and Fulbright). In particular cases students can also be admitted as "Free Exchange" students.

Application Period

For the winter term (Oct-Feb) from March 1st - April 15th (extended until 20th April, 23:59 CEST).
For summer term (Apr-Jul) from October 1st – November 15th.

The online portal is open for applications only during the application period!
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Application Prerequisites

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 document, which has to be uploaded by the nominees as pdf-file 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 an application at your home istitution.

Please use exclusively our new online application platform "Campuscore".


The Application portal is open from 01 March 2022 for your application as international exchange student for winter term intake, please click then here for registration: Online Application Portal Campuscore 

Please do not send any additional documents by post before official admission.

Help on how to register and complete your application you find in our:
Step-by-Step instruction

or contact me by email!


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







Step by Step Instuctions for Exchange


Academic Year 2021/22

Exchange programs: Information mainly for outgoing students
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