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Das Bewerbungsverfahren für das Wintersemester 2023/24 ist leider schon geschlossen.

Der nächste Bewerbungszeitraum ist der 1.11. bis 11.12.2023, Studienstart Oktober 2024. Eine Bewerbung ist immer nur zum Wintersemester möglich.

Admission Exams 2023

All applicants who have submitted their applications in the online portal by 12 December 2022. Have received the invitation with all information about the digital portfolio submission by email as well as in your inbox in the application portal by 19.Devcember 2022. Please also check your spam in case you did not receive the invitation e-mail .

We ask you for a little patience. In advance, you can already find out about the design of the digital portfolio here!

The Student Advisory Service is available to advise you on general questions regarding the application and admission procedure as well as questions regarding online registration >>Student Service.

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  Attention, no consultation from: 22.12.-3.1.2023!



Wir sind vom 22.12.-1.1.. telefonisch nicht erreichbar. Sie können uns immer eine Mail schreiben und wir werden so bald wie möglich antworten.




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, at the latest 1 week after the application deadline, you will receive the link to the upload portal and all necessary information about the portfolio in a separate mail via Campuscore the first week of January.

Step 3: Artistic Admission test

The entrance exams will take place during the week of February 20--24, except for Painting and Sculpture in early June 2023. 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 April - 30 April for admission in the design subjects as well as Stage Design. In the Painting and Sculpture programs, the application for admission is submitted from July 1 - July 30.

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 or -324
(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 regarding the artistic entrance exam is subject to change! Depending on the pandemic situation we will adjust the format of the artistic entrance exam as well as the portfolio submission.

The current instructions for the artistic entrance exam for the portfolio submission can be found here beginning November!






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