Postgraduate course (Diplom 2)


Discussion with mentors, intensive supervision of project work and a variety of optional classes and lectures round off the course and open up additional scope for individualised qualification. Successful application allows direct access to the sixth semester of the Media and Fine Art diploma course. Duration: 4 semesters.

Admission requirements

  • General or subject-related higher-education entrance qualification
  • Degree in a relevant area of study (e.g. art, literature, theatre, film and television, communication design, visual communication, artistic and academic courses, cultural sciences, IT) or proof of at least 2 years work experience in an artistic/design field
  • Application with conclusive samples of work that prove artistic aptitude
  • Non German-speaking applicants must provide proof of a good knowledge of the German language (Goethe-Institut level B2)


  • Application period: from October to the start of January
  • Courses begin exclusively in winter semester

Semester fees

The semester fees for German and international students are currently 300 Euro per semester (for social security contributions, public transport semester ticket etc.)

Course Requirements (in 4 semesters)

  • 2 theory seminars
  • 2 subject seminars
  • 1 project
  • 1 diploma project

Student office

Peter-Welter-Platz 2
D- 50676 Cologne
Fon: +49 221 20189 - 119
Fax: +49 221 20189 - 298

Open hours

Mo-Do: 10-13 h, Do: 14-16 h

Winter semester 2017/18

02.10.2017 – 26.01.2018

Summer semester 2018

09.04. –  20.07.2018

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