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HTK - Online

The HTK Online is part of the Laureate International Universities network, which has more than 70 universities in 25 countries. This network includes also the vocational school HTK - Academy of Design located in Hamburg, Berlin, as well as the BTK – University of Art & Design in Hamburg, Berlin, and Iserlohn.

Master's Programmes



Since 1999 the HTK Online, has been offering distance learning courses in graphic design. These online study programs are one of the first distance learning offers of this kind.


We offer three courses in English: Visual Thinking, Entrepreneurial Voice, and Designing Online Experience. We offer the following programs in German: Desktop-publishing, Gestaltung, Multimedia, and the full program of Grafikdesign.


We are offering online courses in English to expand your skills and maximize your potential for career advancement. You might even start your own business.

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