How to Apply

MA Social Design_Arts as Urban Innovation

Application Phase for Winter Term 2024/25: 10.01. - 26.01.2024 (12:00 o´clock CET)

Entrance Examination 20-22 February 2024, on Zoom (whole-time)

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The master programme is oriented towards graduates from diverse fields of study, bringing into accordance approaches of multiple disciplines in co-disciplinary projects as the central teaching and learning strategy. On the basis of professional competences acquired in their respective previous studies, students become acquainted with transcending disciplinary codes and thinking and working in diverse constellations. Art in synergy with project related scientific methods and knowledge is regarded as a tool for urban innovation.

Hard Facts

Entry: Winter semester 2024/25
Duration: 4 semesters
Scope: 120 ECTS
Graduation: “Master of Arts” (MA)

Admission Requirements

Graduation from a bachelor or equivalent programme at a recognised domestic or foreign post-secondary educational institution. Proof of artistic aptitude in the framework of the entrance examination.


First part of the Entrance Examination: 

Online submission of

- Non-academic activities (1000 characters)

- CV (2000 characters)

- Letter of motivation (4500 characters)

(Deadline 26 January 2023, 12:00 o' clock CET). Positive assessment of the first part is a requirement for the second part of the examination. Results will be announced until 3 February, 2024.

Second part of the Entrance Examination:

Takes place on 20, 21, 22 February 2024 on Zoom: Three tasks on specified topics in different team constellations (single and group), interview on the basis of the letter of motivation.

The entrance examination is passed when all parts of the examination have been positively assessed. Results will be announced until 4 March, 2024!