Study Communication Design Programme

Communication Design

Change the world with your ideas.
Learn more about our well-rounded,
creative Bachelor in Communication Design.

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What is this programme about?Communication Design, BA

At UE you can develop your potential and personality. As a communication designer, you’ll communicate complex issues visually which will influence thoughts and actions. The work you create will not only be aesthetic but will also convey multifaceted messages and emotions. To achieve this, content must always be understood in its cultural, social, ecological and economic context. Designers are the driving force here.

Whilst studying this Bachelor’s degree, you will learn from experienced professors and lecturers from the creative industries, using our extensive infrastructure of workshops, libraries, studios, and laboratories. You’ll also have access to an analogue letterpress/lead typesetting, screen-printing, risograph, darkroom, photo studio, print and scan lab, MacPools and a game lab.

Start | Language of instruction

  • Winter semester
  • Summer semester
  • English


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  • EU applicants standard: € 708 monthly
  • Non-EU applicants standard: € 12,100 yearly

Credits | Duration | Degree

  • 180 ECTS
  • 6 semesters

Internship | Semester abroad

5th semester

More info here.


This course consists of six semesters. Find out what will you study by downloading the curriculum.

Communication Design at a glance

The Bachelor’s degree programme in Communication Design with its practice-oriented focal points trains your professional knowledge and your creative-conceptual confidence in equal measure. During the course of your studies, you will design concepts in the fields of corporate identity, advertising, cross-media campaigns, interface design, app & web design, interaction design, editorial, poster, book, logo and much more. You will learn to initiate innovative solution processes, moderate methodically and work in team structures.

Our international and intercultural Berlin UE Campus offers ideal preparation for your career. Our teachers are your mentors because your success is our goal! Throughout your studies, we offer practical phases and excursions where you can apply and improve your newly acquired skills.

In the 5th semester, you also have the opportunity to try out your creative skills directly during an internship or semester abroad.

Reasons to study at UE

Bachelors and Masters students from the Art & Design faculty of the UE celebrated their graduation and set up an on-campus exhibition on our campuses in Hamburg and Berlin, have a look.

Experience the benefits of staying connected with the University of Europe for Applied Sciences (UE) and our successful graduates. Currently, about 90% of our alumni are employed, many of them have positions at renowned companies such as TikTok, ShareNow, DHL or are self-employed, and sometimes have founded their own start-up.

Cooperation Partners

Gain access to internships and real-life projects in a range of leading companies and cultural institutions.

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Learn from our Experts

Here you will find further valuable information about our professors and their career.

Prof. Christoph Büch

Prof. Christoph Büch

Learn more about Prof. Christoph Büch, Programme Director Communications Design MA, Campus Berlin at University of Europe for Applied Sciences.
Prof. Volker Pook

Prof. Volker Pook

Volker Pook is the professor for Communication Design at University of Europe for Applied Sciences, Berlin campus. Apply now to know more!
Prof. Yang Liu

Prof. Yang Liu

Since 2010, Prof. Liu has been part of the Department of Art & Design and teaches Communication Design at the University of Europe in Berlin. Find out more!
Prof. Dr. Till Julian Huss

Prof. Dr. Till Julian Huss

Prof Dr Till Julian Huss is Professor of Art and Media Theory at UE Berlin and Vice Dean for Business and Art & Design at the UE Innovation Hub in Potsdam.

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