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Study Illustration in Germany: 4 Universities with 4 English Degree Programs

All important info for international students in Germany (2024/2025)

Updated: 02-21-2024 | Reading Time: 4 minutes

Illustration is a creative field focused on creating images that convey ideas, tell stories, or enhance textual content. It encompasses various styles and techniques, from traditional drawing and painting to digital media. Students learn about visual storytelling, character design, editorial illustration, and commercial applications like advertising and product design. The curriculum includes art fundamentals, digital illustration tools, and the development of a personal artistic style. Skills developed include drawing, conceptual thinking, and visual communication. Career paths for Illustration graduates range from freelance illustrators and book illustrators to roles in advertising, animation, and graphic design, where they bring concepts and narratives to life through their art.

Overview

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4

Study Programs in English

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4

Universities

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Universities in International Rankings

Tuition Fees

Minimum:

€ 0 (2 programs for EU citizens/Non-EU)

Maximum:

€ 5,190 per semester (1 program for EU citizens/Non-EU)

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester

between April 15 and September 01

Summer Semester

between August 15 and September 01

View all 4 courses still open for next intake

Tuition Fees

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3 English Degree Programs for Illustration in Germany

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Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester 2024/2025

Summer Semester 2024

Winter Semester 2025/2026

Open Programs

Application Modes

Application Modes

0% national admission restriction (national NC)
25% local admission restriction (local NC)
0% no admission restriction
75% no information provided

Application Process

Application Process

75% directly at University
0% directly at University (incl. VPD from uni-assist)
25% via uni-assist

1 English Degree Program for Illustration in Germany

Language Requirements

IELTS Band

TOEFL Scores

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

6.5 (1 program )

Minimum:

79 (1 program )

Minimum:

B2 First (FCE) (1 program )

Maximum:

7 (1 program )

Maximum:

87 (1 program )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (1 program )

IELTS Band

Minimum:

6.5 (1 program )

Maximum:

7 (1 program )

TOEFL Scores

Minimum:

79 (1 program )

Maximum:

87 (1 program )

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

B2 First (FCE) (1 program )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (1 program )

Program Features

6-8 semesters

Duration
Online Courses
degree typesDegree Types

Bachelor of Arts

Beginning

Winter intake

25%

Summer intake

0%

Winter & Summer intake

75%

List of all German Universities offering English-taught Study Programs in Illustration

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Bard College Berlin

private (state-approved) University · No. of Students: 300

Program Fees: € 0

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences

public University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 26,000

Program Fees: € 0

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

SRH Berlin University of Applied Sciences

private (state-approved) University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 2,300

Program Fees: € 4,140 - € 4,725

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

University of Europe for Applied Sciences

private (state-approved) University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 2,800

Program Fees: € 3,990 - € 5,190

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)