design akademie berlin, SRH University of Communication and Design

A state-accredited university with 25 years of teaching experience

Our successfully accredited Bachelor's and Master's programmes combine strategy and design. Whether in the field of marketing communication, communication design, web development, film and motion, photography, illustration or strategic design: we are shaping the future of communication and design. To achieve this, we must seek challenges, discover the potential of our students, promote and respect them. Our graduates prove the success of our teaching philosophy.

What makes the design akademie berlin special? Proven quality | design akademie berlin
We are a state-accredited institution. Our programmes have received positive accreditation from the German Science Council. On April 30th, 2018, the German Science and Humanities Council decided to re-accredit the university for another five years. Graduates receive internationally recognised bachelor's and master's degrees. These make it easy to start your professional life.


Special features in teaching | design akademie berlin
The focus is on competence- and project-based teaching. Our students study and research real projects with and for partners from business, culture, politics and civil society. There is a higher than average number of full-time professors and numerous support professionals to help you on your professional journey. You yourself decide and choose your own course of study in the BA program: Depending on your desired number of final credits, you can study either six or seven semesters. We promote interdisciplinary exchanges. You can choose from the courses offered by our degree programmes and you can also benefit from the "Customize your studies" programme offered by the three SRH universities in Berlin. Use your studies as a springboard for your future: In the Start-up Lab, you can learn from the experiences of our founders and find professional support to found your own company.


Strength in research | design akademie berlin
You can set up your own research projects or take part in existing projects and collaborations, e.g. in our Institute for Ludology (link). In line with our study profile, we also support artistic projects.


Campus | design academy berlin
New thinking needs space. We offer spacious rooms, studios, open and creative spaces. The campus of the design akademie berlin is located in the creative heart of the city, in Berlin-Kreuzberg, directly on Moritzplatz. Visit us at the Aufbau Haus and arrange a non-binding campus tour.


The environment | design akademie berlin
We discover, respect and promote the potential of each individual student. We impart professional, social and creative skills through continuous feedback processes and individual promotion. One of our main goals is to strengthen the ability for critical self-reflection.