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Interior Design, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
The Master program in Interior Design at Berlin International University of Applied Sciences offers a range of advanced tools and skills in the wider field of interior and spatial design. If you are interested in an international program with a strong focus on conceptual thinking, project work and a combination of theoretical dispute with real world tasks then this is for you! 
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Berlin International University of Applied Sciences  offers a four-semester program option as well as a two-semester option. 

The Interior Design is taught exclusively in English, with teaching staff as well as students from all over the globe, this program is one of a kind in Berlin and actually in all of Germany. 

The international and intercultural perspective allows for an easier way into the global job market while the top ratio between lecturers and students with close, individual support facilitates the development of individual positions and the ability to take up leading roles in complex interdisciplinary design contexts.

The Interior Design MA program aims to prepare for a career in the field of spatial design, especially in complex, concept-driven and interdisciplinary contexts. During the program, we will equip you with a number of tools to analyse, think and design space and to successfully communicate your design concepts. Creative, critical and structured thinking, problem-solving skills, adaptability, an international outlook, interdisciplinary experience and intercultural competence are of special importance for the program.

Great career opportunities with a Master degree in Interior Design

Interior designers have a variety of job opportunities on the market. After graduation from Berlin International, interior designers can work on the creation and alteration of all kinds of spaces, which may vary from residential spaces, office spaces, hospitality and gastronomy to event spaces, theater and film sets, shop design, public spaces, branded and communication-driven environments.

There are various job perspectives and employers such as:

  • Architecture and interior design offices
  • Design and communication agencies
  • Cultural institutions
  • Production design for film, TV, theater
  • Kitchen and bathroom studios
  • Furniture manufacturers and retailers
  • Freelance work, as interior designers

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Design Project
  • Research Seminar
  • Seminar Advanced Visualization and Presentation
  • Commercial Spaces

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Duration description

      1 year / 2 semester or 2 years / 4 semesters

  • Credits
    60 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

  • High-School diploma with transcript 
  • Bachelor of Arts diploma with transcript - in any program
  • Copy of passport or European ID 
  • English Language Test
  • A portfolio with 10 works - related to interior design or architecture

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12000 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    12000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12000 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
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  • 1 year: 12.000 €
  • 2 years: 19.200 €

Living costs for Berlin

  • 836 - 1340 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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