How to Apply

MA Social Design_Arts as Urban Innovation


Application phase for entry upon winter term 2017/18: 01.12.2016–16.01.2017 (midnight)!

Application Form

The master programme is oriented towards graduates from diverse fields of study, thereby stipulating work in transdisciplinary teams as the central teaching and learning approach in the programme. On the basis of professional competences acquired in their respective previous studies, students become acquainted with transcending disciplinary codes and thinking and working in greater interrelationships. Art in synergy with project-related scientific methods and knowledge is seen as a tool for urban innovation.

Hard Facts

Available: Winter semester 2017/18
Duration and Scope: 4 semesters/ 120 ECTS
Graduation: “Master of Arts” (MA)

Admission Requirements: graduation from a bachelor or equivalent program at a recognised domestic or foreign post-secondary educational institutionproof of artistic aptitude in the framework of an entrance examination.


Application is open from 01.12.2016 until 16.01.2017 (midnight).

The entrance examination consists of two parts. Positive assessment of the first part is a requirement for the second part of the examination. The entrance examination is passed when all parts of the examination have been positively assessed.

First Part of the Entrance Examination
Online submission (Deadline: 16.01.2017) of application form, short biography and letter of motivation.

Second Part of the Entrance Examination
27.02.-03.03.2017, at the Social Design Studio

Three tasks on specified topics in different team constellations (single and group), Interview on the basis of the letter of motivation.

Results will be announced 1-2 weeks after the second phase of the application process!