Incoming Exchange Students

The weißensee academy of art berlin has a network of some 130 international art academies with whom it has bilateral exchange agreements. The student* exchange has a long tradition and is actively promoted.

As we receive every semester much more applications that we are able to offer places, the application process for an exchange semester is mainly open to students from our partner universities and for scholarship holders (e.g. DAAD and Fulbright). In particular cases students can also be admitted as "Free Exchange" students.

Application Period

  • For the winter term (Oct-Feb)
    from March 1st - April 15th
  • For summer term (Apr-Jul)
    from October 1st – November 15th.

The online portal is open for applications only during the application period!
Please scroll down for the weblink.

Application Prerequisites

Please note: all students applying for an exchange have to be nominated by their home institution/university to be eligible to apply for exchange studies.

The exchange coordinator at your home institution must confirm your nomination to the weißensee academy of art berlin by document, which has to be uploaded by the nominees as pdf-file in our application portal.

If you are interested in attending weißensee academy of art berlin as an exchange student for one semester the first thing you should do is to check with your Exchange Coordinator or International Office in your home institution to find out if your home university/institution has an exchange agreement with us. You can also check for partners of weißensee academy of art on: this link!


Application process for incoming exchange students

All applications for an admission as international exchange students have to be filed exclusively online.

With the start of the application period in you will find a weblink on our website to the online application platform. There you will need to register first before you can start your online application. You will be able to work on your application until the end of the application period. Once your application is submitted you are not able to make further changes. Please be aware that only complete and submitted applications will be considered.


The online portal is only open during the application period.

The application periods within the exchange program are:

  • - for the winter semester (October - February)
    from March 1 - April 15 of the year
  •  for the summer semester (April - July)
    from October 1 - November 15 of the year.

    Please start then with the registration via the following link:
    Online Application Portal Campuscore.

Help on how to register and complete your application you find in our:
Step-by-Step instruction or contact me by email!

Please do not send any additional documents by post before official admission.


Leoni Adams
Head of Academic Affairs and International Office
room A1.13
Academy of Art Berlin Weißensee
Buehringstrasse 20
13086 Berlin

mail: international(at)

consultation hours: Thursday from 1-3pm, or on appointment.
In urgent cases write an e-mail.








Exchange programs: Information mainly for outgoing students
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