Gebühren und Kosten

Studying at Burg Giebichenstein Kunsthochschule Halle is free of charge. This applies up to the first professional qualification (Bachelor's degree) and for studies in a subsequent consecutive degree programme (Master's degree) leading to a further professional qualification. Studies in the Department of Art leading to the “Diplom” and state examination degrees are also free of charge.

Semester fee

The semester fee for the winter semester 2022/23 and the summer semester 2023 is 248.40 EUR and consists of the general semester fee (80 EUR), the fee for the semester ticket (160.40 EUR) and the student body fee (8 EUR). The semester fee is paid by direct debit when you re-register. A signed basic direct debit mandate is required for this.

A waiver of payment is possible in the case of severe disability (semester ticket fee) or leave of absence in due time (entire semester fee).

Semester ticket

Since the winter semester 2017/18, Burg Giebichenstein University of Art and Design Halle has been offering a semester ticket that applies to all students and is obligatory. With it, students can use the S-Bahn, train, tram and bus in the entire MDV area around the clock. The student ID card serves as the ticket.

Information on the semester ticket (in German only)

Long-term tuition fees

Following an amendment to the Higher Education Act of Saxony-Anhalt, long-term tuition fees will no longer be charged from the winter semester 2020/21.


Save the Dates

Registration and application for the entrance examination for Master programs in summer semester 2024

Ocotber 1st 2023 until 15th November 2023
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.

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. (only for summer semester)
The applicant portal will be activated in April 2024.

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

December 2023 to March 2024
Online registration for the entrance examination Bachelor, Diplom, Staatsexamen
The applicant portal will be activated on December 1st, 2023.


15th until 17th October 2023 (Registration)

More information

FAQ for master application. 

FAQ for Bachelor, Diploma, State examination application.

November 2023

Buddy Day (register here)

January 2024

Study Information Day





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