First-year students information

Dear Students!

You are all welcome to attend the matriculation ceremony on October 18, 2021 at 10:00 in our garden of the kunsthochschule! On this day you will be introduced to your studies and assigned to the foundation courses.

You can access the course catalog for theory and history here.
On 19.10. at 2:00 p.m. there will be the information meeting in the garden of the university.

You can download the dates for the full meetings of the departments (for master and higher students) here: PLENARY MEETINGS! 

Important information about the study program and opportunities at the Weissensee Kunsthochschule can be found in our study start brochure!



For QUESTIONS please call: 030 477 05 -342 or 324


student advisory service / introductory week
Period: 18 - 21 October 2021
Time: 11:00 - 14:00 hrs
Location: room A1.08 and A 1.03 (administration 1st floor).

Individual consultations and group consultations with max 3 persons possible.

From October 25 you will find the student advisory service always in the Room A 1.03 on Tuesdays from 11:00 –  13:00 h &
Thursdays from 13:00 – 17:00 h.
  Gladly also with appointment!


Our online consulting hours

Period: October 18 - 21, 2021
Times: Mon and Thurs from 14:00 - 15:00 hrs.
Tue and Fri from 10:00 - 11:00 hrs and on Wednesday evening from 20:00 - 21:00 hrs.

Beginning October 25, Student Advising will offer open video advising sessions every Tuesday from 12:00 - 13:00 hrs on jitsi. For a one-on-one confidential consultation, simply email a suggested appointment time (Mon-Thurs 10:00 - 15:00 hrs).


Susan Lipp and Friederike Schwemin will be happy to help you in these unusual and difficult times, also with study-related burdens and problems such as uncertainties in the digital semester or about the choice of courses, postponement behaviour, exam nerves, problems with graduation and study difficulties.

The student advisory service is also happy to support you in cases of mental or chronic illness or disability and will work with you to find solutions.

Please send your request by e-mail or contact us by phone at: Tel: 030 47705 -342 or -324 (Mon - Fri 10 am - 3 pm). Personal consultation hours are only possible by appointment.


Important answers to your questions due to the pandemic:


In addition, the studierendeWERK BERLIN offers free professional psychosocial counseling for all Weißensee students:



Studying with child
Susan Lipp will be happy to assist you in organizing maternity leave, parental leave and childcare. Click here for the website "Studieren mit Kind".

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The Referent_innenRat (student Advisory System) of the Humboldt University Berlin also offers a wide range of counseling services for Weißensee students:




Susan Lipp & Friederike Schwemin
general course guidance

weissensee academy of art berlin
Bühringstr. 20 - 13086 Berlin

Please send your request by mail or contact us by phone at:
Tel: 030 47705 -342 or -324 (Mon - Fri 10 am - 3 pm). 

Unfortunately, personal office hours are not possible at the moment.
There is also the possibility of a video consultation via jitsi,
for a confidential counseling just send an e-mail with your appointment suggestion (Mon-Thu 10-15h). 

The Student advisory service has collected a lot of important information in the study information brochure, information and tips on everyday study life and working conditions at the weissensee academy of art berlin as well as important tips on everyday academic life. 

Helpdesk - questions and answers about the digital/hybrid semester

All questions about the digital/hybrid semester:

Where are the theory courses and how can I register?

Theorie und Geschichte Vorlesungsverzeichnis

Zu den dazugehörigen Modulhandbüchern sowie zu die Studien- und Prüfungsordnungen gelangen Sie hier!

University Sports/ Hochschulsport

Every semester, students and employees of the weissensee kunsthochschule can take advantage of Berlin's inexpensive university sports program.

The varied program is organized by the university sports facilities of the