AID Berlin is an officially registered private school that offers a one year Foundation Course in Design and a seven semester undergraduate study-program in Illustration Design, with the possibility of obtaining a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree. Courses start in April and October of each year. Our courses are taught in German and we offer language classes from beginner level upwards. On average international students make up about one-third of our courses.
Location and facilities
Located in a former warehouse building in Lichtenberg, at the heart of Berlin’s new creative centre, the school offers a high standard of facilities to meet both the creative and technical requirements of a design professional or student.
The school is equipped with Apple computers using up to date software (Adobe & Maxon), as well as having access to external workshops for manual printing techniques, model making and laser cutting etc.
Entry to AID Berlin does not require a German language certificate, however you should be able to follow lectures and classes in German. Additionally, official exams and dissertations in the Illustration Design course are to be completed in German.
The AID Berlin offers German language classes from beginner level upwards. All classes are synchronized with the design course program and are compatible with its timetable. More details may be found here.
Two days of design insights, including design workshops, feedback on your portfolio and studio-visits at professional designers. More details here.
If you are non-EU citizen or from a non-Schengen country you may need a visa. The German embassy or consulate in your home country is in charge of granting a visa in cooperation with the foreign registration office. We support you by sending an invitation letter for your interview and, in case the admission committee of the AID Berlin has positively evaluated your artworks, a admission certificate as well as a letter of recommendation.
If you have any questions or need more details, please contact us!
Tel: +49 (0)30 91 20 66 55