> MASTER Programs Design


The application period for WiSe 24/25: March 1 - May 15, 2024 (new Deadline).

for the master programs

Fashion Design| Product Design | Textile & Matrial Design | Visual Communication


Dear Prospective Students,
You are welcome to apply for the Master Design programmes until 15 May (with extension) via the >Online-Application-Portal (Campuscore).

Be sure to follow our step-by-step guide, which contains all the useful information about the online portal.

Important: Your application is only submitted to us when you click on the green ‘Submit application’ button (appears on the right after all forms have been completed)! Please note the deadline, as the application portal closes on 15 May at 23:59 CET.

Before you apply for a study place, please have a look at the current admission regulations.

Susan Lipp will be happy to help you with any questions regarding your application.


With the application form please upload the following documents:

1 Digital portfolio as PDF file (max. 20MB and max. 30 pages).
Web links are not accepted! For external applicants, the presentation of the Bachelor's thesis or the final thesis is especially important.
Detailed information about the online portfolio can be found here!

2 Proof of previous academic achievements or degrees (transcript of records).

3 Proof of a first university degree with professional qualification in a subject comparable to the chosen master's degree program
with at least 240 credit points or a current study documentation, if you are still in the Bachelor process.

3.1 Applicants with less than 240 CP have the possibility to prove the required competence level of 240 CP. Add here all additional qualifications in the study-relevant field to your application, such as work experience, internships, freelance activities, projects as well as trainings acquired after the first university degree.

3.2 If you cannot provide evidence of additional qualifications, you will undergo a separate examination.

4 A reasoned and detailed master's proposal.
Detailed info can be found here.

6  Proof of language proficiency - International applicants should provide proof of language proficiency at qualification level B1/B2 at the time of application; please upload the most recent language certificate or a course confirmation in pdf format. The examination certificate must be submitted for admission: e.g. Testdaf 4, DSH 2, telc Deutsch C1 Hochschule, DSD II, C1 examination certificate from the Goethe-Institut.

Applicants from India, Vietnam and the People's Republic of China: Certificate from the Akademische Prüfstelle(APS). Please contact the Academic Evaluation Centre (APS) of the German Embassy in good time before applying.

Please note:
All required certificates and documents can be uploaded in the original or in the form of an officially certified translation in German or English. We only require the notarised documents in paper form for admission in July.

Important informations & further procedure:

After reviewing the uploaded documents, those applicants whose submitted documents/portfolio show artistic aptitude for the desired field of study will receive an invitation to the entrance examination/interview (approx. 4-5 weeks after the application deadline).

The admission interviews take place on site at the end of June/beginning of July. Online interviews may also be possible for international applicants.
Admission is decided by the department's admissions committee on the basis of artistic aptitude (portfolio), the Master's proposal, the presentation interview and previous academic and examination achievements.

Your documents in paper form (certified copies) will only be requested after you have passed the admission test.


Anfang Juni erhalten Sie eine Einladung oder ein Ablehnungsbescheid von uns. Die Zulassungskommission entscheidet auf Grund der präsentierten künstlerischen Arbeiten, der Masterthesis und des Auswahlgespräches (Zeitraum Ende Juni-Mitte Juli), ob die Zugangsprüfung für den gewünschten Master-Studiengang bestanden ist.

Fine Art study programs

The Fine Arts programs (Painting, Sculpture and Stage & Costume) at weissensee school of art are diploma degree programs and have a duration of 5 years.We do not have Masters programs in Fine Arts. If you wish to continue your studies at weissensee, it is possible to apply as a transfer student (Hochschulwechsel) and if you are accepted, you will be placed in a higher semester. The details about how you can apply as a transfer student can be found at this link!


Tuition fees are not charged. There is a contribution of about 300€ per Semester, administration fee, social contribution, ASTA and the semester ticket for public transport in Berlin (ABC).




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).

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.



Instruction Manual MA Online Application

Important information about the current situation and the change of the study regulations:

The weißensee kunsthochschule berlin offers exclusively a 2-year masters program (Master of Arts) in all four design departments with start of the winter semester 2021/22.

You find the new admission regulations(available in German only: -> here

As soon as possible we will as well publish on our website the new study and examination regulations which are expected to be in force from winter term 2020/21 on.



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