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Bauhaus-Universität Weimar

Public Art and New Artistic Strategies

M.F.A. (Master of Fine Arts)
Subjects: Performing Arts, Media Studies, Journalism, Economic and Public Policy
English only & German language course
Winter semester: 31 Mar
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
without admission restriction
directly at the University
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) or an equivalent degree as confirmed by the examination committee.

Minimum standard period of study: 8 semesters.

GPA Rate 2.50
GPA Comment

The grade 2.5 is set as the average value up to which the suitability is positively evaluated.

Language Requirements

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

min C1 Advanced (CAE)
min 7
min 95
min III
CEFR German
min A1
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? yes

Additional information:
If you are a native speaker, you must not provide proof of English language proficiency. German language proficiency can also be proven by Start Deutsch 1 certificate from the Goethe Institute, another certificate of an equivalent level, or a certificate confirming completion of at least 130 to 160 hours of German language instruction. If a candidate lacks sufficient knowledge of German, he/she may choose to gain the necessary language skills in an intensive language course at the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar before the first semester begins.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Special Deadline Case:
Winter semester: First, you must register for the aptitude assessment examination by January 15th, or submit informal letter of application stating the course of study you wish to pursue to the Faculty of Art and Design by January 15th.

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of Admission:
without admission restriction
Admission Test/Interview:
aptitute test
directly at the University
Application Fee:

Application Documents

  1. Documentation of artistic work (preferably in a format no larger than DIN A4).
  2. Completed homework assignment (the homework assignment will be sent to you by e-mail after registration).
  3. Curriculum vitae.
  4. Uncertified copy of your higher education entrance qualification (Abitur, A-levels).
  5. Uncertified copy of your certificate of graduation from a university/college of art, along with an uncertified copy of your transcript.
  6. Language certificates (see language requirements).

Foreign applicants must include certified copies of all certificates and transcripts in the original language along with their translation in English or German. Applicants from the People's Republic of China are required to submit the certificate issued by the DAAD Academic Evaluation Centre in Beijing.

You will receive the link to apply for admission online as soon as you have passed the aptitude assessment examination.

Applicants who fail the aptitude assessment examination will receive written notification to that effect. The university will return your materials by post if you include a self-addressed envelope with sufficient international postage with your application.

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website