Application information

Information for course applicants

Information for course applicants

Everything you need to know about applying to the BURG

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 Product Design and Design of Porcelain, Ceramics and Glass discipline: Six-month pre-university practical experience period in a relevant area. 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 for Product Design and Design of Porcelain, Ceramics and Glass

Prof. Laura Straßer
Prof. Karin Schmidt-Ruhland
Larissa Siemon
E-Mail: siemon(at)
T +49 (0)345 775182

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