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15.3.2024

Are you fascinated by a visual medium that shapes our everyday lives like no other? We share this passion and look forward to receiving your application!

Applications are possible once a year for our three programs Photography (Bachelor of Arts), Photography Studies and Practice (Master of Arts), and Photography Studies and Research (Master of Arts). The process of application (mid-March for BA Photography and MA Photography Studies and Practice; end of May for Photography Studies and Research) and admission takes place during springtime. The academic year takes off in October with the beginning of the winter term.

Before applying, we recommend that you contact the members of our team for further advice on our programs and your application. We will gladly answer your questions! Visit us on our campus at Zeche Zollverein in our university building, the Quartier Nord!

Especially worthwhile is a visit during the annual study info day (mid-January), during our open studios week (end of June) and during the annual graduate exhibition »Finale« (end of September).

In summary form, you will find all further information about application requirements and our teaching schemes here.