Change of the University

Matriculation and examination matters
Telephon: +49 (0)345 7751-536, E-Mail: pastjan(at)  burg-halle.  de

Change to the Burg Giebichenstein University of Art and Design Halle

In the case of a change of university before completion of the second year of study, the entrance examination must usually be passed.
Students who have passed the intermediate examination or 120 CP in a comparable course of study at a German art college or university can apply to the examination board of the respective course of study by December 1 (for the coming summer semester) and June 1 (for the coming winter semester). The Examination Committee reviews the documents received and invites candidates who appear to be suitable to an interview.

Components of the application

A portfolio showing previous academic work. Format maximum A4, no digital media (exception: applications for the MM|VR Design course)
Transcript or excerpt of grades showing achievements to date, if possible with the corresponding module descriptions
Letter of motivation of maximum one page explaining why you want to continue your studies at BURG.

Date of the interview

The interviews take place in January/February for applicants for the summer semester, in June/July for applications for the following winter semester.


Save the Dates

11 January 2024

Study Information Day

Registration and application for the entrance examination for Bachelor, Diploma, Staatsexamen in winter semester 2024/25

1st December 2023 to 11th March 2024
Online registration for the entrance examination Bachelor.

1st December 2023 to 26th February 2024
Online registration for the entrance examination Diplom and Staatsexamen
The applicant portal will be activated on December 1st, 2023.

Registration and application for the entrance examination for Master programs in winter semester 2024/25

April to May 2024  
Online registration for all master programs for internal applicants. External applicants can apply for most master programs, except Interior Architecture M.A. and Furniture and Interior Design M.A. (application only possible for summer semester)
The applicant portal will be activated in April 2024.

More information

FAQ for master application. 

FAQ for Bachelor, Diploma, State examination application.

May 2024

Buddy Day (register here)

Registration and application for the entrance examination for Master programs in summer semester 2025

Ocotber 1st 2024 until 15th November 2024
Online application for all master programs for internal students (external students can only apply for Multimedia Design M.A. , Interior Architecture M.A. and Furniture and Interior Design M.A.) The applicant portal will be activated at the beginning of October.






Matriculation and examination matters
Elena Pastjan
T +49 (0)345 7751-536
F +49 (0)345 7751-517
pastjan(at)  burg-halle.  de