Erasmus and exchange students (Incoming)

Exchange Applicants

IMPORTANT (Corona Virus / COVID 19)

Please send all application documents only via email to (Portfolios via WeTransfer or similar if the file is too large for an email). Please do not send applications via post office.

In case your application will be successful it will only be with reservation subject to the condition that winter term 2020 will start as usual and that you will be able to travel to Germany. 

Application Documents for Erasmus and Freemover Incomings

In order to apply as an Erasmus exchange student, please fill out our Application Form for Erasmus Students. Please make sure that your home university’s International Office has signed the second page of the official Application Form (see above) before you send it to us.

Please note that during summer term 2021 for our Sculpture (Figure) department no exchanges will be possible.

Necessary documents in German or English (to add)

  • 1.    Curriculum Vitae
  • 2.    Letter of Motivation
  • 3.    Transcript of your current studies
  • 4.    Portfolio (advise for applicants for interiour architecture: A 4 format; should contain at least 25 pages of own works, max. size 20 MB)
  • 5.    Copy of ID card
  • 6.   Two passport photos

Please note: There is no need to send any Learning Agreements to the International Office in order to apply. If you do, however, have to hand in a Learning Agreement for your home university prior to your arrival in Halle, we recommend that you contact your academic coordinator / academic tutor in Halle, since all details concerning study plans cannot be addressed by the International Office.

After contacting your academic coordinator please use the following study course plans to complete your Learning Agreement.

For further information about the content of the courses please refer to (only available in German language): 

Application Deadlines

  • Winter term (October – February):         15th of May
  • Summer term (April – July):     15th of November

Please send the application by post (letter) to:

Burg Giebichenstein Kunsthochschule Halle
International Relations Office
Neuwerk 7
D-06108 Halle (Saale)

Your Contact Person

Bernhard Frank Lange  

International Office
Campus Design, Kutscherhaus
Neuwerk 7, First Floor
T +49 (0) 345 7751 555
international(at)  burg-halle.  de

Office Hours

Monday and Tuesday        10–12 am

Thursday                                   2-4 pm

and on appointment