On this page you will find information on the application and the aptitude test as well as on the documents you will need to provide at the time of enrolment, if your application is successful.
Application | Registration
For the study course “Art and Design Studies” you will need the following documents:
Please note: We must have received your application documents in paper form not later than the application deadline 31st may for following winter semester.
Send your application to:
Folkwang Institut für Kunst- und Designwissenschaft
Prof. Dr. Cordula Meier
z. Hdn.: Prüfungsamt, Sonja Zenker
Campus Welterbe Zollverein | Quartier Nord
Your aptitude is determined in a two-stage process. A first selection is made on the basis of your submitted text. All applicants who are deemed apt, will be invited to take part in the aptitude test. Please note that you have to be on site for the second part of the aptitude test.
The aptitude test on site consists of an approx. 15 – 30 min. interview.
Details on the process can be found here:
Nr. 158 | Ordnung zur Feststellung der besonderen Eignung für den gemeinsamen Master-Studiengang Kunst- und Designwissenschaft an der Universität Duisburg-Essen und der Folkwang Universität der Künste vom 22. April 2013
If you have any questions regarding the enrolment process, please contact: