MA Interior Design

General

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Program Description

The Master's 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 a theoretical dispute with real-world tasks then this is for you! We offer a four-semester program option as well as a two-semester option. 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.

Become an Interior Designer with our Master program at Berlin International

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 analyze, 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.

Career Opportunities

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, theatre and film set, shop design, public spaces, branded and communication-driven environments.

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

How do I apply for the Interior Design BA study program?

The application process for studying Interior Design at Berlin International is very easy. You can easily and safely share your personal information through our online application platform. After receiving a confirmation email with a link, you can upload a copy of your documents:

  • Copy of passport or identity card
  • Copy of Bachelor of Arts diploma with transcript (in Interior Design, Architecture, or an equivalent program). We also need an official translation of your BA and transcript into English or German if they are in another language
  • Copy of English Language Test
  • A portfolio with a maximum of 10 works

APPLICATION FOR STUDY PROGRAMS (COVID -19 UPDATE)

We have extended our Application Deadline until the 30th of September 2020. For international students, we advise submitting the application latest by the 15th of August, so that there is enough time for visa and travel-related formalities.

Q1. Is the Application Process the same?

A1. Yes, we are accepting applications for the Fall Intake 2020. We continue to receive applications and make offers to students, including international applicants.

If you have not applied yet, but intend to do so, you should apply as planned. Our team can advise you on all aspects of studying at Berlin International.

You can submit your application 24/7 through our application portal at: https://application.berlin-international.de/

Q2. Will the Application Deadline change?

A2. Yes, we have extended our Application Deadline until the 30th of September 2020. For international students, we advise submitting the application latest by the 15th of August, so that there is enough time for visa and travel-related formalities.

Q3. How can I apply for a visa if the embassies are closed?

A3. Please contact the German embassy or consulate in your home country to find out about the visa process in the current situation.

Q4. If my visa is delayed, how late can I start and how can I keep up with my coursework?

A4/ BI can guarantee the start of the fall semester 2020, with virtual teaching options for students, who cannot begin their studies on campus on time due to COVID-19 travel restrictions or visa delays. Those students can start their studies online from their home countries and then continue their studies on campus, as soon as they can travel to Germany.

We can guarantee that we will offer a parallel to the on-campus-courses online teaching for the whole first semester. The students who have problems with coming on time due to COVID-19 restrictions will have to arrive in Germany latest at the beginning of the second semester, which is the 1st of April 2021.

Q5. In case a new student does not want to attend online classes, what would be the process?

A5. Students who cannot begin their studies on campus on time in the fall semester 2020 due to COVID-19 travel restrictions or visa delays, can start their courses online from their home countries and continue their studies on campus immediately after they are able to travel to Germany.

If they don’t want to start their courses online, they can also defer the start of their studies free of charge to the next fall intake 2021. New students must start in the fall; a spring start is not possible.

Q6. Will the Fall semester 2020 begin on time?

A6. The Fall Semester 2020 will begin later than originally planned:

  • Welcome Days: New: 28.10.2020 - 30.10. 2020
  • Start of the Teaching Period: New: 2.11.2020
Last updated May 2020

About the School

Berlin International University of Applied Sciences is a state-recognized and non-profit German university of applied sciences located in the center of Berlin. We are determined to offer a challenging ... Read More

Berlin International University of Applied Sciences is a state-recognized and non-profit German university of applied sciences located in the center of Berlin. We are determined to offer a challenging, innovative and practice-oriented education that advances the academic, cultural and linguistic potential of our students and prepares them for international careers in a globalized world. Read less