First-year students information

Dear Students!

You are all welcome to attend the matriculation ceremony on October 17, 2022 at 10:00 in our garden of the kunsthochschule! After the event, you will be introduced directly to your studies and placed in the foundation courses, which will always take place from Wednesday to Friday. Monday and Tuesday are the days for theory and history.

You can access the course catalog for theory and history here!
On 18.10. at 16:00 will be the information meeting about the theory courses in the Aula (main assemby hall) of weißensee.

You can find the dates for the general meetings of the departments (for Master's students and higher) in the column on the right (in the mobile version you have to scroll down).

Important information about the study programs and possibilities at the Weissensee Kunsthochschule can be found in our study start brochure!



Susan Lipp and Friederike Schwemin will be happy to help you in these unusual and difficult times, also with study-related burdens and problems such as uncertainties in courses of studies or about the choice of courses, postponement behaviour, exam nerves, problems with graduation and study difficulties.

The student advisory service is also happy to support you in cases of mental or chronic illness or disability and will work with you to find solutions.

Please send your request by e-mail or contact us by phone at: Tel: 030 47705 -342 or -324 (Mon - Fri 9 am - 3 pm). Personal consultation hours are only possible by appointment.


Important answers to your questions due to the pandemic:


In addition, the studierendeWERK BERLIN offers free professional psychosocial counseling for all Weißensee students:


Studying with child
Susan Lipp will be happy to assist you in organizing maternity leave, parental leave and childcare. Click here for the website "Studieren mit Kind".

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The Referent_innenRat (student Advisory System) of the Humboldt University Berlin also offers a wide range of counseling services for Weißensee students:


For QUESTIONS please call: 030 477 05 -342 or 324


The matriculation ceremony :
October 17, 2022 at 10:00 in our garden of the kunsthochschule!


student advisory service / introductory week

Susan Lipp & Friederike Schwemin

1st semester week (17. - 21.10): Mo - Do
Time: 11:00 - 15:00
2nd semester week (24. - 28.10.): Mo Tue Thu
Time: 10:00 - 14:00 hrs

Location: Room A 1.03 (Administration 1st floor).

Individual counselling and group counselling
with max. 3 persons possible.

From 1 November you can always find us
Tuesdays from 14:00 - 17:00 and Thursdays from 10:00 - 12:00.

For a confidential one-on-one consultation (online or on-site),
simply email a suggested appointment time (Mon - Thu 9.00 am - 3.00 pm).


Our online consulting hours

Period: 17 - 20 October
Times: Mon and Thu from 10:00 - 11:00
Tue from 16:00 - 17:00

For a confidential individual counselling session,
simply send a mail (Mon-Thurs 9:00 - 15:00).


Helpdesk - questions and answers about the digital/hybrid semester

All questions about the digital/hybrid semester:

Where are the theory courses and how can I register?



Susan Lipp & Friederike Schwemin
general course guidance

weissensee academy of art berlin
Bühringstr. 20 - 13086 Berlin

Please send your request by mail or contact us by phone at:
Tel: 030 47705 -342 or -324 (Mon - Thu 9am - 3 pm). 

For a confidential counseling (online or on site) just send an e-mail with your appointment suggestion (Mon - Thu 9am - 3 pm). 

The Student advisory service has collected a lot of important information in the study information brochure, information and tips on everyday study life and working conditions at the weissensee academy of art berlin as well as important tips on everyday academic life. 

Plenary meetings in the departments in WiSe 22/23

Here you will find all the dates for the plenary meetings of the departments for students from the 3rd semester and all those who start the master.

For all new students starting in the undergraduate programs, there will be group placement in the Artistic Foundations courses after the matriculation ceremony.

The theory and history information session will be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday in the auditorium.

Wednesday, 19.10. at 12 p.m. in the Foyer Painting Building
Wednesday, 19.10. at 2 p.m. in the Sculpture Hall
Visual Communication:
Monday, 17.10 at 3 p.m. Aula (1st floor)
Stage and costume design:
Tuesday, 18 October at 4:00 pm in the Concordia room.
Monday, 17 October at 12:00 in the Flughalle (old building roof level)
Fashion Design:
Monday, 12 noon in the AULA  (1st floor) or in C2.05
Textile and Surface Design:
Monday, 17.10. from 1.00-2:30 p.m., room A 2.03 (2nd floor old building)
Spatial Strategies:
Monday, 17.10.2022 at the open-air stage Weissensee from 4.45 - 7.00 p.m.


Vorlesungsverzeichnis/ Course Catalogue Theorie und Geschichte









Schreibwerkstatt/ Schreibberatung

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University Sports/ Hochschulsport

Every semester, students and employees of the weissensee kunsthochschule can take advantage of Berlin's inexpensive university sports program.

The varied program is organized by the university sports facilities of the