Berlin School of Design and Communication

Berlin School of Design and Communication

A state-accredited university with 25 years of teaching experience.Our successfully accredited Bachelor's and Master's programmes combine strategy and design. Whether in the field of marketing communication, communication design, web development, film and motion, photography, illustration or strategic design: we are shaping the future of communication and design. 

Top reasons to study here

  • The focus is on competence- and project-based teaching.
  • There is a higher than average number of full-time professors and numerous support professionals to help you on your professional journey.
  • You can set up your own research projects or take part in existing projects and collaborations, e.g. in our Institute for Ludology

Master's Programmes



Our students study and research real projects with and for partners from business, culture, politics and civil society. There is a higher than average number of full-time professors and numerous support professionals to help you on your professional journey. You yourself decide and choose your own course of study in the BA program: Depending on your desired number of final credits, you can study either six or seven semesters. We promote interdisciplinary exchanges. You can choose from the courses offered by our degree programmes and you can also benefit from the "Customize your studies" programme offered by the three SRH universities in Berlin. 


Research at the design akademie berlin, SRH Hochschule für Kommunikation und Design focuses on forward-thinking questions in practice-relevant areas of communication and design. Research projects at the design akademie berlin and in cooperation with partner universities, non-university research institutions and companies document the research activities of the university's professors.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

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Housing services

New thinking needs space. We offer spacious rooms, studios, open and creative spaces. The campus of the design akademie berlin is located in the creative heart of the city, in Berlin-Kreuzberg, directly on Moritzplatz. 

ICT services

A space for inspiration and creativity: We value interactive exchanges and cooperation, an appealing spatial design and the highest technical standards. The film and photo studios offer all the prerequisites for extensive digital and analogue productions using the latest technology.

Student Life

Campus life

The campus of the design akademie berlin - Room for inspiration and creativity with the best connections with the creative industry


We are a state-accredited institution. Our programmes have received positive accreditation from the German Science Council. On April 30th, 2018, the German Science and Humanities Council decided to re-accredit the university for another five years. Graduates receive internationally recognised bachelor's and master's degrees. These make it easy to start your professional life.

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