Due to the current crises and their effects, we are unfortunately not able to offer any study places for the winter semester 22/23, as we do not have any free study places. Whether the transfer process can be reopended again for the summer semester 2023 will be announced here in November.
We would be pleased if your interest in a transfer to our school continues and we very much hope that the admission procedure will return to normal by December 2022 at the latest for the following summer semester 2023.
For the winter semester 2022/23:
no application possible
For the summer semester 2023:
Dec. 01, 2022 - Jan. 02, 2023
Students from weißensee school of art and design interested in changing their field of study and who did not apply for studies here through Campuscore so far, just send an email to Susan Lipp unmtil May 10 2022.
Below you will find all the information you need to apply as a transfer student for all BA-Design and Fine-Arts programs as well as the brochures for the different department areas. Due to the current situation there are no personal office hours at the moment! Please send your request by e-mail or call 030 47705 - 342 (Tue 14-16 h & Wed 10-12 h)
The student advisory service also invites you to open//virtual question times every Thursday from 12-13 pm (CET)! You can find the link to the virtual room here! One-on-one interviews are available on request at: studienberatung(at)kh-berlin.de
If you have studied or already completed at least 2 semesters (recommended are at least 2 years of study) at another artistic or scientific university, college or university of applied sciences in the relevant subject area, then you have the opportunity to continue your studies in this department at the weißensee kunsthochschule berlin.
Transfer students must always take part in an admission procedure at the weißensee kunsthochschule berlin. The admission committee of the department decides on the admission as well as on the placement in the relevant semester: on the basis of the artistic qualification (portfolio), the presentation interview as well as the previous study and examination grades.
Digital portfolio as a PDF file (max. 20MB). Please note: Web links are not accepted!
Courses of the study, study trips, internships, employment in the fields of design/ arts, exhibitions etc.
A certificate or a proof (transcript of records) of having completed at least two semesters in your desired department or an equivalent study program or previous studies or diplomas and a confirmation of enrollment if you are matriculated.
Only applicants from the People's Republic of China and Vietnam who have studied in their home countries must include the certificate confirming that the papers have been pre-checked by the Academic Evaluation Centre (APS).
5 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 B1 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 programs and Fine Arts/ Stage and costume;
For the Fine Arts programs 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.
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 4 semesters, 120 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.
Die Studienberatung steht bei der Beratung über allgemeine Fragen des Studiums wie z. B. Bewerbungs- und Aufnahmeverfahren, Gasthörer_in sowie Hochschulwechsel zur Verfügung.
Susan Lipp & Friederike Schwemin
General student advisory service
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!