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We welcome your interest in the BA and MA programs of the design akademie berlin, SRH Hochschule für Kommunikation und Design (University for Communication and Design). Simply apply online or by post now.

EARLY-BIRD-SPECIAL: Apply now until 15 December 2018 and be an early bird. Sign your contract until 31 December and get 100% savings on your registration fee*.

Under your chosen course of study, you will find a checklist of all the documents required to apply and tips for creative work and admissions tests. Please note: The English website lists only the English-taught Bachelor and Master programmes: B.A. Advertising, B.A. Photography and M.A. Strategic Design.

Please visit the German website or contact the team (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) if you are interested in any of our German-taught programmes: B.A. Marketingkommunikation, B.A. Kommunikationsdesign, B.A. Illustration, B.A. Film+Motion Design, B.A. Web Development or B.A. Game Studies. You need a C1 German knowledge (TesDaF or DSH II) to enroll in the German-taught programmes.

*350 €

Bachelor’s and Master’s courses

Apply here for the English-taught programmes

BA in Advertising (English)


Checklist for your application:

  • Proof of qualification to pursue general higher education (i.e. Abitur, A-levels, high school diploma) or proof of professional qualification/experience, in accordance with Section 11 of the Berlin Higher Education Act
  • Your CV
  • Proof of health insurance
  • A portfolio presenting 10 of your own works. This can be drawings, pictures, graphics, photos, etc.
  • Your completed admissions test (see below)
  • Please submit all documents as a .pdf, .zip or .doc.

 

Important note regarding the portfolio: The portfolio and your CV should provide an insight into your individual design and technical development. We deliberately avoid providing a specific theme. Please attach a written description explaining your work and methodology.

Next steps after submitting your application

We will review your application. If we think you are a good fit for the program, we will invite you for a personal admissions interview. (If you are unable to visit us on campus at Moritzplatz in Berlin, we will be happy to make an appointment via Skype or any other communicator.) If you cannot or do not want to upload the folder, simply bring it with you to your admissions interview.

Admission test Apply online here! Apply by post!

BA in Photography (English)


Checklist for your application:

  • Proof of qualification to pursue general higher education (i.e. Abitur, A-levels, high school diploma) or proof of professional qualification/experience, in accordance with Section 11 of the Berlin Higher Education Act
  • Your CV
  • Proof of health insurance
  • A portfolio presenting 15-20 of your own works. (Please provide all documents via Dropbox or WeTransfer.)


Important note regarding the portfolio: The portfolio and your CV should provide an insight into your individual design and technical development. We deliberately avoid providing a specific theme. Please attach a written description explaining your work and methodology.

Next steps after submitting your application

We will review your application. If we think you are a good fit for the program, we will invite you for a personal admission interview. (If you are unable to visit us on campus at Moritzplatz in Berlin, we will be happy to make an appointment via Skype.) If you cannot or do not want to upload the folder, simply bring it with you to your admission interview.

Apply online here! Apply by post here

MA in Strategic Design (English)


Checklist for your application:

  • Certified copy of your Bachelor’s degree and your Academic Transcript (We can also make a copy, if you present us with the original documents at the university.)
  • Your CV
  • Proof of health insurance
  • A portfolio presenting 15 to 20 of your own works.
  • Please provide all documents via Dropbox or WeTransfer.

Important note regarding the portfolio: The portfolio and your CV should provide an insight into your individual design and technical development. We deliberately avoid providing a specific theme. Please attach a written description explaining your work and methodology.

Next steps after submitting your application

We will review your application. If we think you are a good fit for the program, we will invite you for a personal admissions interview. (If you are unable to visit us on campus at Moritzplatz in Berlin, we will be happy to make an appointment via Skype.) If you cannot or do not want to upload the folder, simply bring it with you to your admission interview.

Apply online here! Apply by post!