Help for art and design students from Ukraine

Art and design students from Ukraine are welcome at Muthesius University of Fine Arts and Design. In order to build a creative bridge, we have enabled a fluent transition for refugee students. We are open to working out individual solutions together which are adapted to the respective situation of Ukrainian students and which allow them to continue their artistic and design work as quickly as possible. This is carried out in direct consultation with the responsible professors. The Muthesius University of Fine Arts and Design welcomes the helpfulness, solidarity and participation of its students, teachers and staff.

Shortly after the start of the war in Ukraine, the Presidential Board decided to admit students from Ukraine to the Muthesius University of Fine Arts and Design in an unbureaucratic and simplified manner. (...)

New Students Application Procedure May 2022

Dear international applicants please note:

All international applicants have to register at Uniassist first to have their documents, diplomas and certificates checked before handing in their application documents to Muthesius directly.

The Uniassist platform is open from 25th February 2021 to 25th of April 2022 for the start of study in October 2022.

Further information on the next steps for your application at Muthesius Kunsthochschule are available on the website.

If you have any questions please use the listed contacts.


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After passing the aptitude examination, applicants receive their admission slips by post. This states an appointment at which all first term and newly enrolled students meet in Kiel to enrol personally at the Muthesius University. Students entering a higher term are enrolled individually.

For enrolment you require:

  • University entrance qualification certificates (or equivalents) as certified/authorised copies
  • Admission slip
  • Proof of payment (e.g. direct debit slip) of the term fee for the Studentenwerk Schleswig-Holstein (Services Authority) and for the Allgemeinen Studierenden-Ausschuss (AStA – Students’ Union);
  • Proof of existing health insurance
  • Agreement on the use of personal data
  • B.A./Diploma certificate for Master’s programme applications

For those changing universites/academies, you also require:

  • Certificate of student status and the exmatriculation certifcate of the previous university.

For those students who have completed their studies abroad or who are not German, you will also need:

  •  Certified/authorised copy of a German Secondary School Leaving Certificate or equivalent. The equivalents are tested by UNI-ASSIST. Please add certificates in German translation. These must also be certified/authorised copies, which can be obtained from the German Embassy or Consulate representative or sworn interpreters or translators
  • Proof of sufficient German language skills. Accepted certificates are the successful completion of a study college for foreign students or other equivalent certificates or the successfully completed examination of DSH II or the DaF test with 4×4 points or  telc Deutsch C1 Hochschule
  • Copy of your passport with Residence Permit

Identification Slips

To confirm your enrolment all students receive identification slips in a folded booklet. These include the student identification card, proof of grant/stipend (if applicable), a public transport pass and several certificates confirming student status for summission to other institutions. Please do not laminate the transport pass – this has lead to discussions of its validity in the past.

Student Health Insurance

For admission to study courses proof of existing Statutory Health Insurance must be submitted. Excepted from these regulations are:

  • Students who are insured via their family – this is possible up to 25 years of age;
  • Students who are insured via their marital partner
  • Students who are insured due to an orphan’s pension – this is possible up to 27 years of age
  • Students who are privately insured. You may apply to become exempt from the legally required student insurance.


Sophie Schultz
T 0431 / 5198 – 414, E

Student Secretariat
Legienstraße 35, Adminidtration Building, 1st Floor
Mon. – Thu. 10 am – 12 am and 1:30 pm – 3 pm