Designfull time

  • Master of Arts


  • 3 semesters

    Standard period of study (amount)

  • Krefeld


  • expired (Germans and inhabitants)

    expired (EU), expired (Non-EU)

Overview and admission

Study Type


Admission semester

Summer Semester only

Area of study



Holistic Thinking and Design, Subject Finding and Profiling Competence, Team Strategies, Project Management and Control, Design Perspectives in Humanities and Social Sciences, Process Analysis and Dealing with Complexity, Linkage of practical design and science, Interdisciplinarity and Artistic Methods, Personality development

Target group

Graduates of a Bachelor's degree in Design or a related discipline. The course can also be studied part-time if needed.

Admission modus

open admission

Admission requirements (Link)

Admission requirements

higher education entrance qualification - 7-semester Bachelor's or Diploma degree in the area of Design - Final grade of at least “good” (2.5) - Successful participation in an advisory procedure at Niederrhein University of Applied Sciences, submitting a portfolio and an exposé on a specific Master's topic - An additional 30 credit points must be earned for a 6-semester Bachelor's degree

Lecture period
  • 20.03.2024 - 14.07.2024
  • 25.09.2023 - 09.02.2024

Application deadlines

Summer semester (2024)
  • Deadlines for international students from countries that are not members of the European Union


  • Application deadline for Germans and inhabitants


  • Deadlines for International Students from the European Union


  • Enrollment deadline for Germans and foreign students


Tuition fee

No tuition fees are charged. The semester fee is EUR 326.92. With this, the student also obtains a ticket for the local public transport system as well as for whole of North Rhine-Westphalia.

Languages of instruction

Main language


DAAD - Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst - German Academic Exchange Service