As an illustrator you can work for all kinds of media companies. Start your own business and offer professional services to cultural and scientific institutions, advertising agencies and publishing houses. In addition, your job profile can include editorial, advisory and coordinating activities.
Illustrate digital and interactive media, print, websites, 3D animations, cartoons and motion pictures, computer games. Create special effects and character designs.
You’ll possess the know-how to craft elaborate narratives for literary works and design children's books, non-fiction and graphic novels for publishing houses.
Our internationally accredited Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree serves as a professional foundation for immediate employment. In addition, the internationally acclaimed Bachelor of Arts degree entitles you to pursue numerous postgraduate and master's degree programmes in Germany and beyond.
Design Basics I5
Design Basics II5
Design Basics III5
Design / Communication Sciences5
Illustration Basics I5
Illustration Basics II5
Illustration Basics III5
Design / Media Sciences5
Artistic Research I5
Narrative Illustration I5
Narrative Illustration II5
Narrative Illustration III5
Editorial Design I5
Internship in Germany or abroad20
Independent illustration project10
Editorial Illustration I5
Editorial Illustration II5
Artistic Research II5
Practical project / Project-oriented work5
Entrepreneurship + Media Law5
Writing Workshop / Colloquium5
General higher education entrance qualification (Abitur) or university of applied sciences entrance qualification (Fachhochschulreife)
Portfolio with approx. 20 own creative works*
Proof of English language proficiency
Copy of your identity card or passport
*Convince us with your talent: we are looking forward to assessing your portfolio with about 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.
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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