Application information

Information for course applicants

Application deadlines

The closing date for applications for the master’s course in Photography is 15 November for the following summer semester and 15 May for the following winter semester


Burg Giebichenstein University of Art and Design Halle
Office for Student and Academic Affairs

P.O. Box 200252
06003 Halle/Saale

Telephone +49 (0)345 7751-532
Fax +49 (0)345 7751-517
E-Mail: photography(at)  burg-halle.  de


Completed university course with an artistic/design emphasis. The master’s suitability test must be passed. Exceptions: Interested graduates of other disciplines who have relevant qualifications may also be admitted to a master’s course after taking the course-specific entrance test.

Course of study

The master’s course in Photography takes four semesters. In each of the first and second semesters, students may select a programme from among the various one-semester options available in the M.A. in Photography and thus take into account their learning needs. Course modules can also be freely combined from among the course elements on offer.