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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Open Design

M.A. (Master of Arts)
Subjects: Cultural Studies, Design
M.A.
Degree
English
English only
Language
Application open all year
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Summer semester)
Duration
€1800
Tuition fees (per semester)
Starting
Summer semester
Mode of admission:
local admission restriction
Application:
directly at University
Study mode:
On campus

Requirements


Qualification Requirements


Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree. This is an interdisciplinary program, which means that students from all areas of the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, engineering, architecture, and design disciplines are welcome.

Minimum standard period of study: 4 years, with an attendance of no less than 2.600 sixty-minute attendance hours.

If your Bachelor’s Degree was less than four years in duration, please submit proof of at least one year's work and/or research experience in your field of study.

Language Requirements


The following certificates are recognised as proof of your language proficience.

languageEnglish
CERF English
min C2
Cambridge
min C2 Proficiency (CPE)
IELTS
min 7.5
TOEFL CBT
min 243
TOEFL iBT
min 96
TOEFL pBT
min 590
Trinitiy
min 12
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? yes

Additional information:
Applicants whose official language is not Spanish must have a basic knowledge of Spanish at A2 or equivalent level.

Application & Admission


Application Deadlines


Application Procedure & Selection


Mode of admission:
local admission restriction
Admission test/interview:
None
Application:
directly at University
Application Fee:
none

Application Documents


All application documents, including the application form, must be sent to:

applications.master-open-design@hu-berlin.de

  1. Download the application form, complete and sign.
  2. Curriculum Vitae (summarized and in PDF format), giving full first and family names, postal address (do not forget to include the name of the city/town), telephone number(s), passport number and/or ID card number from your country of origin.
  3. Portfolio (where applicable) or other academic and/or professional antecedents (texts, project descriptions, etc) not exceeding 10 MB and in PDF format.
  4. Motivation letter in English no longer than 2 pages.
  5. Applicants must submit a certificate of advanced English knowledge (see language requirements).
  6. Applicants whose official language is not Spanish must have a basic knowledge of Spanish at A2 or equivalent level.

After acceptance of the initial application, the Postgraduate Department (Foreign Students' Department) notifies you of your acceptance, after which you submit your enrolment documentation.

Further Information


For more information please check the

Course Website