Applying for Studies

Study Programs

All design departments (Visual Communication, Product-, Fashion and Textil/Surface Design) are offered as a 4-years Bachelor and a 1-year Master modularised program. The regular duration of study is 8 semesters, 240 ECTS-credits (Bachelor) and 2 semesters, 60 ECTS-credits (Master of Arts).
The Fine Arts Diploma programmes (Painting, Sculpture and Stage/Costumedesign) comprise a standard period of study of ten semesters that are completed with a final "Diplom" exam (300 ECTS-credits) and it is equivalent to a Master Degree. All programmes start with the transdisciplinary Art and design Foundation during the frist year of studies.

Online registration for aptitude test ( BA Design and Fine Arts programs)

The application period for undergrade programs starts again from 01 November to 10 December 2019, all undergrade study programs commence winter semester only, start in October 2020. Please see information and guidelines for online application: here

The application periods for College Transfer Admission are from 01 December to 02 January 02 for the summer term and May 01–31 for winter term. Please see information and guidlines for online application: here

For MA programs in Design are from March 01 to  April 30 for winter term only,
start in October 2019. Please see information and guidelines for online application: here




Susan Lipp
general course guidance

Student Service
weissensee academy of art berlin
Bühringstr. 20 - 13086 Berlin
mail: studienberatung(at)
open hours: room A 1.09 tuesday 11-13, thursday 14-17
telephone advisory service: +49 30 47705 342 tuesday 14-16, wednesday 10-12

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