Master´s course Conceptual Textile Design

Aleppo, Syria

Interdisciplinary project in cooperation with the GTZ technical cooperation service in Aleppo, Syria, since 2008

  • Partnership with the University of Aleppo
  • Concept of AleppoTextileHouse as an institute, label and network
  • Work placement candidates for textile techniques and the textile archive
  • Excursion with workshop, March 2009
  • Product development for AleppoTextileHouse

Project documentation

ETT European Textile Trainee

Since 2009, two students each have been participating in a six-week workshop in Tilburg, the Netherlands, and a six-week practical experience period in Como, Italy. Partners, 2010:

  • Audax Textile Museum Tilburg
  • Aalto University, School of Art and Design, Helsinki, Finland
  • National Academy of the Arts Bergen (KHIB), Norway
  • Burg Giebichenstein University of Art and Design, Halle, Germany
  • Sint-Lucas Visual Arts University, Ghent, Belgium
  • Royal Academy of Fine Arts (KASK), Ghent, Belgium
  • COMO Textile institutes, Servizi Industriali Srl., UICOMO, Como, Italy

Project documentation


The Istanbul Studio Scholarship is organized by Prof. Andrea Zaumseil (Metal Sculpture) and Prof. Dr. Nike Bätzner (History of Art).

  • Studio stipends
  • Excursion
  • Seminar and lectures
  • Student exchange
  • Exchange of teaching staff, etc.