Communication and design shape our environment. How messages are communicated determines how we perceive them. Messages can come in the form of graphics, photography, film, text or interactive user interfaces. In our B.A. Visual Communication programme, you’ll explore a plethora of visual and interactive representation and communication techniques focusing on visual media and interaction.



First Semester

  • Design Basics I5
  • Design Basics II5
  • Design Basics III5
  • Design / Communication Sciences5
  • Media Lab Photography5
  • Elective5


Second Semester

  • Graphics Basics5
  • Creative Strategies - Ideation5
  • Editorial Design I5
  • Design / Media Sciences5
  • Media Lab Film5
  • Elective5

Third Semester

  • Concept and Text5
  • Corporate Design I5
  • Corporate Design II5
  • Reseacrh + Aesthetics I5
  • Project-oriented Work I5
  • Elective5


Fourth Semester

  • Communication Strategy5
  • Editorial Design II5
  • Elective SRH Berlin5
  • SRH Lab5
  • Project-oriented Work II5
  • Elective5



Mobility Period

  • Project / Field Trip10
  • Internship at home or abroad20


Sixth Semester

  • Spatial Communication I5
  • Spatial Communication II5
  • Research Colloquium5
  • Research + Aesthetics II5
  • Audiovisual Communication5
  • Elective5

Seventh Semester

  • Integrated Communication5
  • Editorial Design III5
  • Entrepreneurship + Media Law Design5
  • Writing Workshop / Colloquium5
  • Bachelor's Thesis10



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

*Convince us with your talent: we are looking forward to assessing your portfolio with about 15-20 of your own creative works. You can upload the portfolio together with your application, send it to us or simply bring it to a personal interview.



  • Duolingo 95 Pts
  • 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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