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Applied Design Research


Master of Arts

Standard period of study (amount)

3 semesters



Overview and admission

Study Type


Admission semester

Summer Semester only

Area of study

  • Architecture
  • Digital Media
  • Design

Target group

The Master's course offers dedicated young designers the chance to study individual key areas in greater depth, to develop further in an inter-disciplinary environment and to consider unusual topics intensively both in theory and in practice.

Admission modus

Selection procedure / qualifying examination

Admission requirements (Link)

Admission requirements

1. Proof of a minimum of 180 ECTS CP and a completed Design or Composition study course consisting of six theoretical semesters with an overall examination grade of “good” or better from a German institution of higher education, or a related study course (e.g. Architecture), or an equivalent qualification. 2. Proof of a practical semester or relevant professional practice of at least 18 weeks. 3. Aptitude procedure (admission interview with submission of a portfolio) 4. For international applicants: Good command of written and spoken German.

Lecture period

  • 15.03.2023 - 30.09.2023
  • 01.10.2023 - 14.03.2024

Application deadlines

Summer semester (2023)

Application Deadline for Aptitude Test

15.11.2023 - 15.01.2024

Languages of instruction

Main language


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