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Anyone wishing to study at the Muthesius University of Fine Arts and Design from the winter semester 2024/25 can apply from 1 to 15 May. You can apply online. All relevant information on the application process for Bachelor’s and Master’s students can be found here. The link to the digital application portal will also be published here from 1 May.

The only art college in Schleswig-Holstein offers Bachelor students a selection of art and design degree programmes: There are Communication Design, Industrial Design, Scenography / Interior Design, Fine Art and Art Teaching at Grammar Schools. The Master’s degree programmes in Communication Design, Spatial Strategies, Fine Arts, Art Teaching at Grammar Schools and two different Master’s programmes in Industrial Design are also offered: Medical Design and Interface Design. (...)

From 20 to 23 July, the annual exhibition “Einblick / Ausblick” is celebrated

It is a lavish celebration full of art and design: for the annual exhibition Einblick / Ausblick, the Muthesius Academy of Fine Arts opens its doors from Thursday, 20 to Sunday, 23 July. On these days, studios, workshops, lecture halls and workrooms will be transformed into an exhibition of around 10,000 square metres: for four days, visitors can gain an insight into the artistic work of students of free art, art for teaching at grammar schools, communication and industrial design as well as spatial strategies. The motto of this year’s Einblick / Ausblick is networking.

“The Muthesius Academy of Fine Arts is a place of culture and a place of social encounter, (...)

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. (...)

Weitere Meldungen

New release: Ephemer.

  With contributions from: Barry Bermange, Gabriele Brandstetter, Danica Darkic, Martina Dobbe, Martin Dornberg, Hinderk M. Emmrich, Daniel Fetzner, Yael Kaduri, Annette Le Fort, Angela (...)

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The Application Documents

Applicants with foreign certificates: Uni-Assist

Applicants who did not obtain their university entrance qualification (Abitur) or bachelor’s degree in Germany must submit their foreign certificates via the portal of the application service Uni-Assist before the application deadline. There, the certificates are evaluated and formal admission requirements are checked.

Deadline for registration at Uni-Assist:
Summer semester: 25 August to 25 October
Winter semester: 25 February to 25 April


Here you will find a list of the documents that must be uploaded to our online application portal during the application period for the Bachelor’s or Master’s application.

BACHELOR APPLICATION DOCUMENTS

  • Portfolio with about 20 works
  • Certificate of university entrance qualification (for applicants with Abitur or Fachgebundener Hochschulreife in art and design)
  • OR Certificate of graduation from the educational institution attended (for applicants without Abitur or Fachgebundener Hochschulreife in art and design)
  • CV

Additionally for bachelor applicants who have already completed a degree program or will complete it before starting their studies at Muthesius:

  • Proof of completed university studies or current preliminary overall grade of the diploma or bachelor degree
  • Detailed reasons why taking up a second degree* is important to you (*A second degree program is one in which another academic degree is earned at the same level after a completed degree program)

Additionally for international Bachelor applicants:

  • Copy of the registration certificate or residence permit (if not yet available: Copy of passport)
  • Uni-Assist application number
  • Proof of sufficient German language skills
    • B.A. Communication Design, Industrial Design, Scenography/Interior Design, Art teaching at grammar schools: C1 (Goethe C1, Telc C1 Hochschule, TestDaF 4×4 or DSH-2)
    • B.F.A. Liberal Arts: B1 (Goethe B1, ÖSD B1 or telc B1)
      → If you do not have a language certificate at the time of application, you can submit it later until enrollment.
  • Applicants from the PR China, Vietnam, India and Mongolia: APS Certificate

MASTER APPLICATION DOCUMENTS

  • Portfolio with at least 3 projects/works, CV and letter of motivation in one PDF file
  • Proof of a suitable completed university degree or current preliminary overall grade of the diploma or bachelor’s degree (grade of at least 2.5)
  • Certificate of university entrance qualification (for applicants with Abitur or Fachgebundener Hochschulreife in art and design)
  • OR Certificate of graduation from the educational institution attended (for applicants without Abitur or Fachgebundener Hochschulreife in art and design)
  • CV (Master’s application: The CV is part of the portfolio and must additionally please be uploaded individually in the application portal)

Additionally for international Master applicants:

  • Copy of the registration certificate or residence permit (if not yet available: Copy of passport)
  • Uni-Assist application number
  • Proof of sufficient German language skills
    • M.A. Communication Design, Industrial Design, Spatial Strategies, M.Ed. Art teaching at grammar schools: C1 (Goethe C1, Telc C1 Hochschule, TestDaF 4×4 or DSH-2)
    • M.F.A. Liberal Arts: B2 (DSH1, Test-DaF 4×3, Goethe B2 or telc B2)
      → If you do not have a language certificate at the time of application, you can submit it later until enrollment.
  • Applicants from the PR China, Vietnam, India and Mongolia: APS Certificate

Documents for PhD candidates

  • Certificate of university degree
  • Exposé of dissertation intention with 10 copies
  • Formal explanation of exposé
  • Written confimation from a professor with authority to supervise doctoral candidates
  • CV/Resumé in table form
  • List of academic publications, if applicable
  • Declaration of whether a doctoral dissertation has been started elsewhere.

 

Questions?

From applicants with German certificates

Janina Schilling
Student Secretariat
T. 0431 / 5198 – 414
E studieninfo@muthesius.de

From applicants with non-German certificates

Maud Zieschang
International Office
T
0431 – 5198 - 501
E fernweh@muthesius.de

Questions about PhD

Melanie Lessmann
T 0431 / 5198 – 402
E lessmann@muthesius.de

 

Lecturers with the right to award doctorates

Art
Prof.in Dr. Almut Linde
T 0431 / 5198 – 455
E linde@muthesius.de

Design
Prof.in Dr. Bettina Möllring
T 0431 / 5198 – 427
E moellring@muthesius.de

Spatial Strategies
Prof.in Dr. Sandra Schramke
T 0431 / 5198 – 469
E schramke@muthesius.de

Art History
Prof.in Dr. Christiane Kruse
T 0431 / 5198 – 438
E kruse@muthesius.de

Art, Cultural and Media studies
Prof.in Dr. Petra Maria Meyer
T 0431 / 5198 – 503
E meyer@muthesius.de

Aesthetics
Prof. Dr. Norbert M. Schmitz
T 0431 / 5198 – 423
E nmschmitz@muthesius.de