Application information

Information for course applicants


Intern: Exposé, Motivationsschreiben, Portfolio

Extern: Inhaltlicher Schwerpunkt (Konzeptpapier), Motivationsschreiben, Portfolio

Richtlinien für die Gestaltung der Mappe


Application Dates

  • Application for Bachelor studies: December 1 to March 10
  • Internal application for a Master: October 1 to November 15 
  • Internal anx external application for a Master: April 1 to May 15


Subject-specific admission requirements

In addition to the general qualification for university entrance and demonstration of artistic suitability, the following subject-specific admission requirements have to be fulfilled for the Textiles discipline: Three-month pre-university practical experience period in the areas of textile printing, paper printing, film printing, textiles in general, weaving, embroidery, knitting, decorative textiles, clothing textiles, technical textiles or home textiles. If vocational training has been completed, the following areas will be recognised as a pre-university practical experience period: textile design drawing, technical drawing, template-making, printing, weaving, hand-weaving, knitting, embroidery. Exceptions: The general qualification for university entrance can be waived in cases of exceptional talent combined with professional experience.

Study Information Day

The university holds a Study Information Day in January every year for applicants. General information on the university is provided, and the various disciplines showcase themselves. You will be able to talk to students and to assistants. The precise date is announced on our website by mid-December at the latest.

Annual exhibition

The traditional summer festival, which includes the annual exhibition, is held every year in July at Burg Giebichenstein. The university opens up its studios, seminar facilities and workshops to all who are curious about the fresh ideas, objects and pieces of art that have been created in the various art and design disciplines at the state of Saxony-Anhalt's art university. You are cordially invited to come along!

Contact person at the university

Office for Student and Academic Affairs
T +49 (0)345 7751 532
F +49 (0)345 7751 517
E-Mail: studinfo(at)  burg-halle.  de

Broschüre zum Studiengang

Textildesign (PDF)