There are four steps to studying at HfG Karlsruhe:


1. Course and Portfolio Advice

A portfolio including selected works is one of the requirements in order to apply at the university, or the submission of a theoretical essay. At the beginning of the year, interested students can receive in-depth advice on their portfolios in the respective courses of study.

Course and Portfolio Advice


2. Application

The complete documents including a motivation text for application, portfolio or essay etc. must be handed in accordingly

  • for the praxis-based courses from March 1 to April 16 (cut-off date) in person or by post, product design deadline extended to May 31 (cut-off date)
  • for the the theory course from April 15 to May 31 (cut-off date) in person or by post

Application Procedure


3. Examination for Aptitude and Admission

If all entry requirements are met, artistic or theoretical aptitude will be tested in a multi-phase process.

Examination for Aptitude and Admission


4. Enrollment

Enrollment always takes place from 1–20 October for the winter semester.

Enrollment


Qualifications

The academic freedom of non-modular course studies at HfG Karlsruhe means that Bachelor and Master courses are not offered. The studies are concluded with a Diplom or a Magister. Full Bologna compatibility is ensured and the degrees are recognized internationally.


Requirements for Course Admission
  • general or subject-specific higher education qualification or a comparable qualification (a technical college qualification does not qualify)
  • passing the entrance examination

Beginning of Studies

Each winter semester


Application Period

For the praxis-based courses:
March 1 to April 16 (cut-off date), product design May 31 (cut-off date)

For the the theory course:
April 15 to May 31 (cut-off date)


Student Department Office

Kerstin Eisenmenger
T +49 (0) 721 / 8203 2369
F +49 (0) 721 / 8203 2373

Office hours:
Monday until Thursday, 9am until noon and by appointment (Friday closed)


International Office

International Office:
Melanie Schillo

T +49 (0) 721 / 8203 2371


Guest Auditors and Auditors from KIT Karlsruhe

Simone Siewerdt
T +49 (0) 721 / 8203 2367