> BA Design and Fine Art Programs

The applicationprocess for the winter semester 2023/24 is already closed.

The next application period is 01.11. to 11.12.2023, study start October 2024.
An application is only possible for the winter semester.


Student advisory service

We are pleased that you are interested in studies at the weißensee kunsthochschule berlin. On this page you will find all important information about the online application process for undergraduate programs as well as the information brochures for the individual departments. 

The Student Advisory Service is available to provide advice on general questions regarding the application and admission process, as well as questions regarding online registration. Please send your request by e-mail or call 030 47705 - 342 (Tue-Thu 10-15, Thu until 5pm)!

The student advisory service also invites you to open//virtual question times every Thursday from 12-13 pm (CET). One-on-one interviews are available on request LINK TO THE Q&A SESSION: https://jitsi.kh-berlin.de/studienberatung




1. Step: ONLINE-REGISTRATION for artistic entrance exam

To apply for undergraduate programs, please use the online application portal of our academy exclusively. The online application procedure is open from November 1 st until Monday, December 11, 2023 (23:59 CET) for the following winter semester 23/24.

The link to the application portal Campuscore can be found here at the start of the application process.

Note: The portfolio does not need to be uploaded at this time. You will receive an invitation for portfolio submission or portfolio upload end of year 2023.

Further steps to the APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Step 2: Submit the digital or analog portfolio with your own artistic work 

For the deadlines and detailed information on the digital portfolio, please see:
Notes Portfolio & Artistic Admission test

After successful registration (22.12. at the latest) you will receive the link to the upload portal as well as all necessary instructions for the portfolio via the application portal Campuscore. The deadline for portfolio submission will be mid-January, the exact date will be announced here by 1.11. as well as in the invitation letter.

Step 3: Artistic Admission test

The access exams will take place in mid-February (19.02.-23.02.2024). We will announce the format in which each department will offer the exams in the invitation letter; most likely, all entrance exams will take place on site. ONLY if you pass the portfolio exam will you receive an invitation to the artistic access exam. Here you will receive artistic tasks and have an interview with the admission committee.

Step 4: Admission to study

The application form and instructions for admission to studies will be sent to the applicants concerned with the notification of the passed entrance examination via the online portal. The submission of all required documents in the original, such as the secondary school certificate, takes place only after passing the entrance examination from 01 March - 31  March.

The positive result of artistic admission test is valid for two years. If you fail, you may reapply next year. 



If you pass the admission test successfully you are allowed/invited to apply for admission at the Berlin Weissensee Art Academy, if you comply with all formalities:

1. artistic talent/ability (is determined in the artistic admission test of weißensee)

2. qualification for entrance to German University
that means a Higher Secondary (School) certificate or alternatively special artistic aptitude, applicants without Abitur can also be admitted to study if they prove a special artistic aptitude in the admission test. The secondary school  certificate is sufficient for the Fine Arts Programs!

3. Proof of the pre-study internship
in the study-relevant area (6-8 weeks), only for the design study programs, at the latest at the beginning of the study.

4. Proof of sufficient German language skills for international applicants
At the time of application, at least one language certificate corresponding to the completed qualification level A2 must be submitted for all degree programmes. In the case of a positive decision, the examination certificate should be submitted for admission in April:
For the design courses for example Testdaf 4, DSH 2, telc Deutsch C1 Hochschule, DSD II, the C1 examination certificate of the Goethe-Institut in the design study courses, stage and costume design;
For the fine arts of painting and sculpture for example telc B2, Testdaf 3, DSH 1, the B2 examination certificate of the Goethe-Institut. At the latest at the beginning of your studies.

Further information for international applicants can be found here!



To enrol at weißensee school of art every student has to pay a fee of 312,89 €, This payment is due every semester (every half year) you study with us.

The fee includes the ticket for the local transport. No tuition fees are required for undergraduate programs!

For further questions about application, admission and study please ask the Student Service.



Susan Lipp
General student advisory service
Room A1.03

Please send your request by e-mail 
or please contact us by phone: 030 47705 -342
(Mon -  Thu 10 -15 h, Tue until 17 h).

From 22.12.- 02.01.23 we are only reachable via mail.

Personal office hours:
Tue 14 - 17 h and Thu 10 - 12 h and by appointment
For a personal appointment, please contact us in advance by telephone or in writing.

The student advisory service also invites you to open//virtual question times every Thursday from 12-13 pm (CET) (not on holidays)! You can find the link to the virtual room here! One-on-one interviews are available on request!

Online-Registration / Instruction for Application

Information brochures about the study program and aptitude test

All information about the entrance exam is under reserve! The format of the entrance examination as well as the portfolio submission 2023 can be found here at the beginning of November!






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