Study guidance / Specialist Advice / Portfolio Consultions

Thank you very much for your interest in studying at the weißensee kunsthochschule berlin. On this page you will find all the information you need about the portfolio and specialist advice as well as our academic evenings.

Study programs of weißensee academy of art berlin

All design departments (Visual Communication, Product-, Fashion and Textil/Surface Design) are offered as a 4-years Bachelor and a 1-year Master modularised program. The regular duration of study is 8 semesters, 240 ECTS-credits (Bachelor) and 2 semesters, 60 ECTS-credits (Master of Arts).
The Fine Arts Diploma programmes (Painting, Sculpture and Stage/Costumedesign) comprise a standard period of study of ten semesters that are completed with a final "Diplom" exam (300 ECTS-credits) and it is equivalent to a Master Degree. All programmes start with the transdisciplinary Art and design Foundation during the frist year of studies. 

Die Study Regulations of all departments can be found here!

Specialist Advice

Specialist artistic advice is provided exclusively by specialist representatives of the respective departments. Due to the pandemic, we are unfortunately unable to offer personal portfolio consultations at present. From mid-November to mid-December there will be an offer of open digital portfolio consultations. Individual consultations are unfortunately not possible. We ask for your understanding.

Textil- und Flächendesign Mappenberatung

Hallo an alle Textil– und Flächendesigninteressierten!
Ihr seid Herzlich Willkommen zu unserer digitalen Mappenberatung am 12.12.2020 von 14-17:00. Zu Beginn des Termins werden mit allen Teilnehmenden allgemeine Fragen zum Inhalt und Aufbau der Mappe beantwortet. Um besser individuell auf eure Arbeiten einzugehen wäre es hilfreich sie vorher fotografisch zu dokumentieren. Für die Teilnahme könnt ihr gerne eine Email an senden, wir leiten euch dann den Zoom Link weiter.

Fashion Design – Portfolio Consultation Dec 7

The department of fashion design offers a portfolio consultation via video conference on Monday, 07 December, 2020 at 14:00. At the beginning of the appointment, general questions about the content and structure of the portfolio will be answered with all participants. Afterwards, there will be an opportunity for individual portfolio consultation with professors from the department. For the personal consultation, it is recommended to document your own work photographically beforehand so that it can be presented and discussed digitally via screen sharing in the video conference.

If you are interested in participating in this appointment, please contact the artistic assistant Madeleine Madej by email: madej(at)

Please indicate whether you would like to participate in the general question and answer session only or whether you would like to have an additional individual consultation appointment afterwards. Ms. Madej will then send you an email with the link to the video conference and all further details to be considered.

PRODUCT DESIGN - open portfolio consulting

At the moment, only online consultations are offered. Please feel free to contact us at:


Topics that can be discussed:
- The myth of the portfolio: How do I present my work and which tools I can use to do so?
- Product Design at KHB: focus of teaching, project work, perspektives after the study.
- Product Design from our point of view: Pros and cons, opportunities, deficits, atmosphere.

Master Programs

The professors of the master program Spatial Strategies advise you personally on e-mail inquiry, the contact details can be found here!


The postgraduate master's program Art Therapy offers regular consultations during the lecture period (Prof. Dr. Dannecker),Thursdays from 11:00 to 13:00Schönstraße 90, 2nd staircase, 2nd floor13086 Berlin, Tel: 030/96284550There is also on 7.9. an information day for the master's degree in art therapy:


The student advisory service is available to advise on general questions regarding the study program, such as application and admission procedures, guest student community, and transfer students.


Susan Lipp
General student advisory service
Room A1.03

Unfortunately there are no personal office hours available at the moment. Please send your request by e-mail. or please contact us by phone: 030 47705 -342 (Tue 14:00 - 16:00 and Wed 10:00 - 12:00). 

There is currently also the possibility of a video consultation, just send us a suggestion for an appointment by mail from Mo - Thu 10:00 - 15:00 h!


OPEN Q&A SESSION // 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)! You can find the jitsi-meet-link to the virtual room here ! Individual meetings on request!

Information brochures about the study program and aptitude test

Due to the current situation, the application procedure has been changed with regard to portfolio submission and aptitude testing. The brochures will be updated promptly. You can find the latest information on the digital portfolio here!