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Foundation Diploma Art & Design

Try your hand at all of UE's creative degree programmes and then choose your Bachelor in Art & Design

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Discover the essentials for starting your journey at UE.

Prepare yourself for your Bachelor’s degree in Art & Design in the best possible way. Our Art & Design Foundation Diploma gives you the unique opportunity to learn the basics of our Art & Design degree programmes in Berlin. After the semester, decide where your strengths lie. At the UE Campus in Berlin, we educate more than 300 students each year in the following subjects:
- Film & Motion Design
- Photography & New Media
- Illustration
- Communication Design
- Game Design
- UX/UI Design (at UE Innovation Hub)
You will get to know our teachers, your fellow students, our campus and our studios and equipment. After the orientation semester, you choose your focus in the Bachelor’s programme according to your strengths and preferences.
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Check out our Location

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Immerse yourself in a city full of culture, diversity, and opportunities!

Do you want to see our campus but aren’t around? Check out our Virtual Campus Tour.

Admission Requirements

Here are some things you will require for your application at the UE:

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Start | Duration | Language

  • Winter semester
  • Summer semester
  • 18 hours per week
  • English


  • EU applicants: € 4,250
  • Non-EU applicants: € 6,050
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Your benefits of the Foundation Diploma Art & Design at a glance

  • You invest in your future: The costs of the orientation semester are credited to you for the 6th semester of your subsequent Bachelor’s degree.
  • Study something creative, in English, in one of the most creative places in the world: Berlin!
  • You get to know student life at the UE campus in the heart of Berlin at Potsdamer Platz
  • You will be well prepared for your future application for a Bachelor’s programme through portfolio coaching by our lecturers at the Berlin campus
  • At the end of the semester, you can decide which Art & Design Bachelor’s programme suits you best

  • Programme Type

    Start your application here. Select Undergraduate + Foundation.

  • Language

    Please continue and then select the language English.

  • Programme

    Now select the Programme you like to study xx with Foundation Diploma and then click on Start Application.

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Learn from our Experts

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

Prof. Benjamin Dickmann

Prof. Benjamin Dickmann

Benjamin Dickmann is the Programme Director for Film & Motion Design at University of Europe for Applied Sciences, Berlin campus. Contact us to know more!
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Prof. Hans Baltzer

Prof. Hans Baltzer

Hans Baltzer is the Head of Programme BA Illustration at University of Europe for Applied Sciences, Berlin campus.
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