In the BA Photography programme you will learn how pictures work and what they can achieve. You will learn how to design and stage information using analog and digital image recording techniques. With artistic freedom you will be able to explore all possibilities of image design and find your own style. You will work on your own projects and learn how to handle customer orders professionally. The content of your studies will include advertising photography, press photography and photojournalism, artistic photography, product and documentary photography.



First Semester (Studium Generale)

  • Basics of Photography5
  • Typography I5
  • Programme Theory5
  • Communication Sciences / Media Theory5
  • Cross-Media Design I5
  • Presentation and Design Methodology5


Second Semester

  • Applied Photography I (Portrait and Fashion Photography)5
  • Typography II5
  • Image Media I (CGI)5
  • Communication Strategy5
  • Cross-Media Design II5
  • Transdisciplinary Offer I5


Third Semester

  • Applied Photography II (Documentary Photography)5
  • Editorial Design I5
  • Image Media II (3D Photography)5
  • Economics5
  • Cross-Media Design III5
  • Transdisciplinary Offer II5



Mobility Phase / Practical phase


Fifth Semester

  • Artistic Photography I5
  • Exhibition Design5
  • Image Media III (360° Panorama Photography / CGI)5
  • Discourses in Photography I5
  • Cross-Media Design IV5
  • Transdisciplinary Offer III5


Sixth Semester

  • Artistic Photography II5
  • Excursion Photography5
  • Image Media IV (VR/ AR5
  • Discourses of Photography II5
  • Cross-Media Design V5
  • Transdisciplinary Offer IV5


Seventh Semester

  • Applied Photography III5
  • Editorial Design II5
  • Foundation / Ethics5
  • Scientific Colloquium5
  • Bachelor's Thesis10



  • General higher education entrance qualification (Abitur) or university of applied sciences entrance qualification (Fachhochschulreife)
  • CV
  • Portfolio with approx. 15-20 creative works*
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • Copy of your identity card or passport




  • Duolingo 95 points
  • TOEFL 87 ibt (direct recording)
  • TOEFL 79 - 86 ibt (with additional agreement)
  • TOEIC 785 (Listening/Reading 785, Speaking 160, Writing 150)
  • IELTS (academic) 6.5 average - deviations from this rule are governed by the current version of the Language Centre's guidelines
  • CAE (grade A, B, or C)
  • CPE (grade A, B or C)
  • FCE (grade A, B or C)
  • Pearson English Test Academic (PTE-A) 59 points

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