Basisinfos "Kunst- und Designwissenschaft" (M.A.)

Course duration
Language of instruction

Programme coordinator

Master of Arts (M.A.)
4 semesters
120 ECTS Credits
Folkwang University of the Arts / University Duisburg - Essen
Prof. Dr. Cordula Meier

Admission requirements

  • Bachelor study course degree or at least a three-year university course in the areas of design, art or related humanities and social science subjects (including teaching study and architecture courses) with an overall grade of 2.5 or above (official database on the equivalence of international educational achievements:
  • Evidence of programme specific aptitude by passing the aptitude test
  • Please note: Good knowledge of the English language is indispensable for a study course incorporating transdisciplinary principles.

Language requirements

  • Applicants have to verify proof of language level DSH 2 with enrolment.
  • The required levels of language skills at Folkwang University of the Arts are in accordance to the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR).


  • Each semester all students have to pay a social contribution for the services of the Student Union, a student contribution for the work of the AStA (General Student Committee) and the VRR/NRW ticket. A breakdown of the amounts plus information on how to pay is available here.