“When speaking of universities, my first thought is always of overcrowded lecture halls. At UE it is a different story: small groups of students really get involved with each other as well as with their professors to develop new ideas and concepts.” 
Michael Biedowicz, Bildchef ZEITmagazin

Creativity, practical knowledge, team and entrepreneurial spirit at an international level meet at University of Applied Sciences Europe (UE). Our goal is to support you to fully realize your creative potential and to stamp your mark in a globalized and digitalized job market. As a private, state-accredited university, we offer innovative programs in the areas of Communication Design, Photography, Illustration, Film + Motion Design, Game Design, Digital & Interaction Design, and Media Spaces.

Study in Berlin, in the very heart of this pulsating international metropolis and center of creativity and start-ups, right at Potsdamer Platz. Become part of the world’s biggest education network, Laureate International Universities and gain valuable experiences in international studies and practices, both in Germany and abroad.

About UE

Practical and personal with huge international possibilities, thanks to the membership of the world’s largest university network Laureate and to a large partner network distributed over all continents.

Lay the foundations for an exciting career in motion graphics, art, and design at UE.
How? With a forward-looking accredited Bachelor’s and Master’s degree at UE, in an environment that does not restrict the fulfillment of your potential by setting personal or geographical boundaries.

Boundless international prospects

  • Membership in the world’s largest network of universities, Laureate International
  • Integrated semester abroad at one of our partner universities worldwide
  • Transnational internship projects
  • Intercultural exchange with students and faculty

Boundless practical orientation

  • Integrated internships and traineeships
  • Lectures and events led by successful personalities and partners from the real world

Boundless individual development

  • Small study groups
  • Individual monitoring and close collaboration with professors from the real world
  • Individual support from the International Office for the semester abroad

Last but not least – each individual on our campus 

Students, faculty, and staff: all of them make UE special with their own wonderful stories.

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Our latest, comprehensive media and design technology provides you with an extraordinarily contemporary program of design studies that is both professional and successful. In our highly modern studios, “live” and up close, you learn in settings that are similar to your future work environment. Modern facilities are made available to you for use before, during and after the lectures. 

What you can expect from us:  

  • Animations*, Green Screen* and Photo Studios
  • TV Studio
  • Radio Studio
  • Screen Printing Workshop*
  • Motion Design Lab*
  • Sound Lab
  • 3D Lab**
  • BLiZ Lab (Berlin Lab for Interactive Stuff )**
  • Print/Scan Studio*
  • Teleprompter and LED
  • Dark Room*
  • Editing Room*
  • Opportunities to borrow Macs and photo equipment
  • Mac Pools
  • etc.

* only in Hamburg, ** only in Berlin

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The UE campus in Berlin is located directly in the heart of Germany’s creative capital. Berlin is one of the world’s most fascinating and exciting cities for design, art, and culture – and at UE, you are surrounded by all of it.

Loads of museums of international prestige shape the metropolis and its audience. Located between Potsdamer Platz and Anhalter Bahnhof, in the “in” district of Kreuzberg, the Berlin campus offers the ideal link an authentic big city life.

Berlin – Vibrant metropolis: In terms of art, fashion, and design, Berlin rates as one of the world’s hottest “in” cities, designated by UNESCO as the “City of Design” and featured in the global network of “Creative Cities”. Moreover, with nearly 2,500 new businesses started every day Berlin is a significant start-up metropolis and the Silicon Valley of Europe – a mecca for creative minds and innovators with strong appeal for companies and agencies throughout the world. The UE Campus in Berlin is located right in the heart of this vibrant capital, immediately adjacent to the Potsdamer Platz and the Brandenburg Gate. On a campus of 6,500 m², students will find highly modern studios and workspaces that make possible an especially innovative study course with a practical orientation. The big cafeteria with its spacious sundeck provides lots of room for creative exchange and relaxation during breaks.

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A Bachelor program at the UE is the best start towards a successful future: In web design or developing apps; in photography, illustration, or cartoon animation; in advertising agencies and image editing; in publishing houses and in magazines; in companies, or even your own business.

Our Master’s programs qualify you and your perspectives further by developing your own direction and personal style. Self-reflection is a fundamental component that facilitates future decisions in the creative process and accelerates your creative career.

Use the UE as a springboard for your creative career path and set out your own course.

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  1. Please complete our ONLINE APPLICATION FORM in its entirety.
  2. Upload a certified copy and the certified translation in German or English of your high school diploma or equivalent.
  3. In case you have already studied in the area of design, please also submit the copy and the certified translation of your transcript.