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Study Visual Communication in Germany: 6 Universities with 5 English Degree Programs

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

Updated: 02-28-2024 | Reading Time: 4 minutes

Visual Communication is the study of conveying ideas and information through visual elements. This field combines graphic design, digital media, and visual arts to create effective and appealing ways to communicate messages. Students explore a range of topics including typography, illustration, branding, photography, and digital design. The curriculum emphasizes the principles of design, visual literacy, and the use of software tools for creating visual content. Skills developed include conceptual thinking, visual storytelling, and design aesthetics. Graduates find opportunities in advertising, graphic design, web design, and media production, industries where the power of visual imagery is key to engaging and influencing audiences.

Overview

masters
5

Study Programs in English

universities
6

Universities

ranking
0

Universities in International Rankings

Tuition Fees

Minimum:

€ 0 (1 program for EU citizens/Non-EU)

Maximum:

€ 6,050 per semester (1 program for EU citizens/Non-EU)

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester

between July 15 and September 15

Summer Semester

between and

View all 5 courses still open for next intake

Top-ranked German Universities in Visual Communication

#97Humboldt Ranking
Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences

public University of Applied Sciences

No. of Students: approx. 7,500 students

Program Fees: € 0 (per semester)

Tuition Fees

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3 English Degree Programs for Visual Communication 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)
20% local admission restriction (local NC)
20% no admission restriction
60% no information provided

Application Process

Application Process

60% directly at University
20% directly at University (incl. VPD from uni-assist)
20% via uni-assist

2 English Degree Programs for Visual Communication in Germany

Language Requirements

IELTS Band

TOEFL Scores

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

6 (1 program )

Minimum:

74 (1 program )

Minimum:

B2 First (FCE) (1 program )

Maximum:

6 (1 program )

Maximum:

74 (1 program )

Maximum:

B2 First (FCE) (1 program )

IELTS Band

Minimum:

6 (1 program )

Maximum:

6 (1 program )

TOEFL Scores

Minimum:

74 (1 program )

Maximum:

74 (1 program )

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

B2 First (FCE) (1 program )

Maximum:

B2 First (FCE) (1 program )

Program Features

6-7 semesters

Duration
Online Courses
degree typesDegree Types

Bachelor of Arts

Beginning

Winter intake

60%

Summer intake

0%

Winter & Summer intake

40%

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

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Berlin International University of Applied Sciences

private (state-approved) University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 450

Program Fees: € 4,470 - € 4,640

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

HMKW Hochschule für Medien, Kommunikation und Wirtschaft

private (state-approved) University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 2,100

Program Fees: € 4,500

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences

public University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 7,500

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: € 3,720 - € 4,500

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

SRH Campus Leipzig

private (state-approved) University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 0

Program Fees: € 3,720 - € 4,500

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

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