CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

Update 06 April 2020 | COVID-19



 

Covid-19 Update 06 April 2020

Due to the deteriorating situation and the rapidly increasing number of corona infections, the Berlin Senate decided that all universities and universities of applied sciences in Berlin are to be closed to the public.

For this reason, classes and examinations with compulsory attendance can as of today no longer take place at our university.

Furthermore, it is no longer be possible to visit the service departments on the university’s premises. Our students will, however, be able to continue your studies, to earn credits and to take examinations.

 

What does this change mean in various areas?

Classes and Examinations All (re-)examinations with compulsory attendance are cancelled. We will inform our students about the date and nature of the new examination four weeks before it takes place.

With the help of digital learning and teaching methods, lectures will take place online and offline with self-study (blended learning format). We will provide detailed information during the course of the week. Lectures will be held again at the university as soon as the respective authorities allow this.

Virtual welcome days will be held in the middle of April for new students who are enrolled from the month of April. You will receive further information via e-mail.

 

Services

Our services will continue to be available! We will respond to any questions as soon as possible by e-mail. We aim to support you with all your concerns, including personal questions and issues, as well as we possibly can. We are more than happy to call you back should you want us to do so.

 

 

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Events

All events at the university have been cancelled until further notice. This was an order of the Berlin Senate. Admin sessions and Open House events are held online.

 

Media Technology

The closure also affects the media technology departments at all locations. It is no longer possible to borrow technology or to use studios as of now. We will automatically extend the lending procedures that are currently still active until public access is permitted again.

 

Library

Our library service remains personally available for you. From 10 am to 12 am (noon), you can contact Mrs. Schmidt on +49 30 233206640 from Monday to Friday with any library-related questions. From 3 pm to 5 pm, Mrs. Fischer is available for you by telephone: +49 30374374170.

Please find more information about the online resources in this document below.
>> INFORMATION FROM THE SRH BERLIN UNIVERSITY OF APPLIED SCIENCES,
       
Library, Online Resources (PDF, 06 April 2020)




Who we are

The Berlin School of Design and Communication (formerly design akademie berlin berlin, SRH Hochschule für Kommunikation und Design) is part of the SRH Berlin University of Applied Sciences, a private, state-recognized and accredited university in the heart of Berlin. The five schools of the SRH Berlin University of Applied Sciences combine modern management and entrepreneurship, media and creative industries, technology and IT, music and sound design in modern study programmes.

All schools focus on practice-oriented project work in small teams, freedom for individual learning, and personal supervision by lecturers from the field. In short: learning according to the CORE principle.

Profile. History. Numbers.

With six Bachelor's and three Master's programmes in marketing, advertising, web development, design and communication, the Berlin School of Design and Communication is a strong academic partner for the Berlin media and agency landscape.

In the spacious studios, open and creative spaces of the Berlin School of Design and Communication, everything revolves around encounters, communication and collaboration.
Located in the heart of Berlin Kreuzberg, the rooms offer the perfect setting for real projects with agencies, publishers, media companies and advertising clients.

It was founded in 2007 as a private university and is state-approved by the Berlin Senate Department for Education, Science and Research. Since 2013 it has been part of SRH Holding, a non-profit foundation based in Heidelberg.  Together with its predecessor institutions - design akademie berlin and Kommunikationsmanagement GmbH - the Berlin School of Design and Communication Design has a 25-year history with extensive educational and teaching experience in the fields of communication, marketing, advertising and design.
At present approx. 300 studying at the Berlin School of Design and Communication are registered, more than 4,000 graduates were trained at the university since its establishment 1995 or further.