Study guidance / Specialist Advice / Portfolio Consultions

Thank you for your interest in studying at weißensee kunsthochschule berlin.

On this page you will find all important dates for our events, information on portfolio and departmental advice as well as our digital info evenings on 15 + 22.11.2022.

Here you will find information and dates for portfolio submissions as well as for the artistic entrance exams.

Open video call consultation with the student advisory service

The student advisory service invites to open//virtual question times!
Every Thursday from 12-13 o'clock (CET)!

Online one-to-one interviews are also possible, appointment request at: 

From 18.11.- 22.11. we are only reachable via stud2(at)

You can find the link to the virtual room here !


Specialist Advice/ Portfolio Consultions

Specific artistic advice will only be given by representatives of the respective departments.
Below you will find the dates of the individual department or the start of applications in November/December.

    In addition, you will find many useful tips on the design of the digital portfolio as well as the dates of the entrance exams:

PRODUCT DESIGN - Portfolio Consultions - Dec 7 digital + Jan 19 presence

Date | Digital: 07.12.2022, 6 p.m.
Date | Presence: 19.01.2022, 6 p.m.

Only with registration by mail!
We will send you the access link to the videoconference, a personal time slot as well as further details by mail.

Individual consultation with registration by mail! Deadline for the registration of a single consultation is the 30.11.2022.

Mail: produktdesign(at)

TEXTILE AND SURFACE DESIGN - 1.12.2021 and 15.1.2022

The Department of Textile and Surface Design offers interested applicants the opportunity to participate in a digital portfolio consultation.
On 1.12.2022 and 15.1.2023 from 15-17 o'clock.

If you are interested, please register with a short email here :


This is an offer from us to talk in an open round about your portfolio contents, to see your existing approaches and to clarify open questions. In the common exchange we can give you tips and suggestions for your portfolio content and the application process. We are looking forward to meeting you!

Your Melis and Paolina

BÜHNENBILD - Mappenberatung 5.12. analog + 11.1.2022 digital

Das Fachgebiet Bühne Kostüm bietet am 5. Dezember von 9:00 - 15:00 Uhr eine analoge Mappenberatung (Prof. Schubert) vor Ort an.
Zudem werden am 11. Januar 2023  individuelle Mappen-Beratungstermine per Videokonferenz (Prof. Hageneier) angeboten.

Wenn Sie Interesse an der Teilnahme an einem dieser Termine haben, wenden Sie sich bitte per Email an  buehnenbild(at)

Wir senden Ihnen daraufhin per Email einen persönlichen Zeitslot und den Ort, bzw. den Zugangslink zur Videokonferenz.
Für die persönliche Online-Konsultation wird empfohlen, die eigenen Arbeiten vorher fotografisch zu dokumentieren, um sie dann in der Videokonferenz digital per Bildschirmfreigabe präsentieren und besprechen zu können.

Study programs of weißensee academy of art berlin

The design departments: Fashion Design, Product Design, Textile and Surface Design & Visual Communication offer an 8-semester Bachelor's degree (240 CP), after which you can apply for the two-year Master's degree (120 CP). The Fine Arts programs with courses of study in: Painting, Sculpture, and Stage and Costume Design cover a standard study period of ten semesters and you graduate with a diploma (300CP). All courses of study start with the one-year artistic-creative foundation course.

Die Study Regulations of all departments can be found here!




Susan Lipp & Friederike Schwemin
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).

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!



DIGITAL INFO_EVENINGs – on Tue, Nov 15 (BA-Design) and Tue, Nov 22 (Fine Arts) both at 5 pm (CET)

This year, weißensee kunsthochschule berlin is hosting 2 digital info evenings followed by Q&A sessions with the individual departments.

Discover the range of programs and the main focus of the BA design and Fine Arts departments. The event will be held in german, but there will also be a lot of visuals. The consulting services can of course also be provided in english.

  • At the information evening you will learn everything about studying and the special possibilities at the weißensee kunsthochschule berlin!
  • After each department presentation, virtual consultation rooms/sessions will be opened, where students from the individual departments will answer all your questions concerning your studies!
  • Also the study advisors are available until 20:00h in the virtual consulting room. We will explain the digital application process for all basic departments, provide information on digital portfolio submission and the 2022 artistic test.


    :::::::info evening no1 BA-DESIGN: Tue, 15.11.2022 at 5 p.m.
    >> REGISTRATION and link to the 1st event

    17:00 Introduction (counseling services and digital application process).
    17:20 Presentation of the artistic foundation year
    17:30 Visual Communication
    17:45 Fashion Design
    18:00 Product Design
    18:15 Textile and surface design

    :::::::info evening no2 FINE ARTS: Tue 11/22/2022 at 5 p.m.
    >>REGISTRATION and link to the 2nd event

    17:00 Introduction (counseling services and digital application process).
    17:20 Presentation of the artistic foundation year
    17:30 Painting
    17:45 Sculpture
    18:00 Stage and costume design

Information brochures of the study programs

All information regarding the admission exam is subject to change! Depending on the pandemic situation we will adjust the format of the entrance exam as well as the portfolio submission. 

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