Universitat Der Kunste Berlin

In an eventful history spanning more than 300 years, the Berlin University of the Arts (UdK Berlin) has not only grown into one of Europe's leading universities but also to one of its most varied in terms of the art courses it offers.

The reform movement of the nineteen sixties remodelled the University as an institute of the arts and sciences offering over thirty art and science-related courses under one roof. In the nineties, the University took advantage of the transformation of society, the challenges of the new media and changes in the education system in order to bring about a fundamental reorientation.

Reorganised into four Colleges – Fine Arts; Architecture, Media and Design; Music; and the Performing Arts, complemented by opportunities in educational and social science for student teachers, as well as a service-orientated administration, the University has established the conditions that will ensure its successful continuity in the new millennium.

It is its capacity for continual change that has enabled the University to remain open to new experiences in spite of its long trad... [ Read All ]



Website: http://www.udk-berlin.de/

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News and Events

“Graduate School. Arts and Theory. Thoughts on the Future”
On June 14-15, the conference "Graduate School. Arts and Theory. Thoughts on the Future" took place in the Medienhaus of the UdK Berlin. "This conference", Martin Rennert, President of the UdK Berlin, declared in his opening speech, "marks the beginning of an intense working-period that should lead us in the near future to an attractive graduate school bringing together artists and researchers". In considering the possibility of a graduate school, the UdK Berlin is aiming to intensify the cooperation between artists and researchers, to occupy a clearly defined position on the international map of artistic higher education institutions and, by adopting its own approach, to be influential in the discussion concerning the most advanced qualifications.

Open door days: Rundgang 2007 | 20 - 22 July 2007

A long weekend full of art: From 20 to 22 July the different houses of the University of the Arts Berlin are accessible to the public. The UdK Berlin invites to tour through the departments architecture, fine arts, music, performing arts, design, visual communic...  [ Read All ]

How To Apply

Application for Admission to the Berlin University of the Arts

The International Office provides help and information for foreign applicants concerning:

- Studies in the Federal Republic of Germany
- Application for Admission to the Berlin University of the Arts
- Knowledge of German
- Cost of Study
- Working Facilities
- Scholarships
- Accomodation Facilities
- Residence after Completion of Studies
- Non-regular/Visiting students (Gasthörer)

Studies in the Federal Republic of Germany

It is indispensable for foreign nationals wishing to study in Germany to gather information about every aspect of the intended studies before leaving their home country. Preliminary information as to life and academic studies in Germany as well as about entry and residence formalities are available from the German Diplomatic Missions abroad.

In Germany the academic year is divided into two semesters: The winter semester runs from October 1 to March 31 and the summer semester from April 1 to September 30. These two six-months-periods do not coincide with the terms during which classes are in session.

During the winter semest...  [ Read All ]