Brand University of Applied Sciences

Creating added value through brands – that is what the Brand University of Applied Sciences training courses are designed to achieve. And it is precisely that which makes the Brand University of Applied Sciences a university which enables its graduates to start successfully in their careers and go far in them.

Master's Programmes

Arts, Design & Architecture (1)
Computer Science & IT (1)



The university was founded in 2010 as Brand Academy – Hochschule für Design und Kommunikation and changed its name to Brand University of Applied Sciences in 2019.


Brand University of Applied Sciences is a government-recognised private university offering internationally accredited Bachelor’s and Master’s degree courses.


We place great emphasis on a culture of creativity, curiosity and open-mindedness. Our university is a place of learning which combines scientific research and close collaboration with brand-name companies in Europe and Asia.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2021

GSSA 2021

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2021. Universities with a score above 4.0 (out of 5) in any of the 8 award categories, receive Badges of Excellence. Congratulations!

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Student services

We provide services to incoming students and applicants from foreign countries and support all outbound students in planning their semester abroad at one of our partner universities. Incoming international students and foreign applicants are assisted by our International Office staff in all matters concerning living and studying in Hamburg, Germany.

Library services

The library is the multimedia information centre for the students and teachers of Brand University.The collection comprises approx. 2500 English and German textbooks, magazines for design and marketing as well as access to the e-book library ProQuest and other important databases.

Student Life

Campus life

You will find the Brand University of Applied Sciences campus at a privileged location overlooking the river Elbe in the district Ottensen – a very lively area with many restaurants, bars, street cafés and shops ranging from posh to alternative.

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