Brand University of Applied Sciences

Design & Innovation

M.A. (Master of Arts)
Subjects: Design, Business Administration, Art Studies, Art Pedagogy, Language and Literary Studies, Cultural Studies, Architecture, Urban and Spatial planning, Performing Arts, Entrepreneurship
English only
Summer semester:  15 Dec/15 Mar
Winter semester:  30 Jun/15 Sep
Application Deadlines
1.5 Years (starting: Both semesters)
5340€ / 6840€
Tuition fees (per semester)
Both semesters
Mode of admission:
without admission restriction
directly at University
Study mode:
On campus
Registration Fee & Tuition Information:
Tuition fees for students from Germany and the EU: 890 € per month, and 890 € one-time enrollment and examination fee. Total fees: 16,910 €. Tuition fees for students from countries outside the EU (exceptions can be made if you have a long-term residence permit for the EU): 1,140 € per month, and 1,150 € one-time enrollment and examination fee. Total fees: 21,670 €. Partial scholarships are awarded each semester among participants in the(online) workshop for prospective students organized by the university.

5 reasons why to choose this Study Program

Innovation + Digitalization + Design
Learn how to communicate your ideas with new technologies, using human-centered design processes, storytelling, or UX strategy. The goal of this master’s program is to understand your client’s behavior in order to design and implement a smooth user journey.
Career opportunities of the future
The M.A. in Design & Innovation will not only prepare you for a successful career as a Design Researcher, Design Consultant, UX Researcher, or Creative Strategist but also for the latest jobs – the ones that maybe don't exist yet but will be created soon.
Benefit from practical projects with companies, agencies, and start-ups
Find solutions to real-world problems from the industry during practical projects and with well-known partner companies such as Beiersdorf, Bosch, Dior, or Kellogg’s.
Live in a modern metropolis of media and advertising
Hamburg is a major economic and commercial hub with a diverse agency scene and media industry. In this modern city, you’ll live in a truly multicultural environment where you’ll be able to develop your full potential.
Highly international and multicultural program
One of the key features of this master’s program is its diversity and multicultural environment, enriched by the diversity of students, as 70% of them come from all around the globe.

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