University of Applied Science Augsburg Faculty of Design

mission statement

As a modern university we stand for innovation, creativity and progress. Our central position in Augsburg makes us an ideal focal point for creating a communication network between the economy, society and politics. The fact that Augsburg is conveniently situated in the heart of Bavaria makes it an attractive location for both business and research.

international role

We are the only university in Bavaria (southern Germany) with
a strong focus on international activities through close contact with partner universities and extensive support for foreign students. We offer international programs for our incoming students ("International Module in Design") and since 2012, we organize annuallyan international design week with students and lecturers from different international universities.

national role

Our aim is to enrich the exchange between the economy and society through both creativity and innovative ideas. Our central position in Augsburg makes us an ideal focal point for creating a communicative network between the economy, society and politics. The fact that Augsburg is conveniently situated in the heart of Bavaria makes it an attractive location for both business and research. With more than 30 partner universities all over the world we offer attractive exchange programs as well as internships.We make use of our close cooperations with regional and national design agencies and with cultural institutions. We take part in all leading design competions in Germany. And in 2014 the Faculty of Design has been voted as one of the 30 best Design schools in the world.

main focus

BA in Design and Interactive Media
MA in Design and Interactive Media

faculties and departments

1. Faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences
2. Faculty of Architecture and Civil Engineering
3. Faculty of Electronical Engineering
4. Faculty of Design
5. Faculty of Comupter Science
6. Faculty of Business
7. Faculty of Mechanical and Process Engineering

bachelor level programs

BA of Arts in Design
BA of Arts in Interactive Media

master level programs

MA of Arts in Design
MA of Arts in Interactive Media

research activity and main areas

Yes:
in Games/Gamification

in Usability

in intercultural mediasystems

subject areas for exchange students

advertising, type design, calligraphy, illustration, information design, time based media, interface design, animation, interface design, photography, Brand Design, Mobile

application deadlines

Summer semester: 15 November

Winter semester: 15 May

teaching languages

German and English

semester dates

Summer semester: 15 March until 31. July

Winter semester: 1. October until 5. February

cost of living per month (studying and living)

600 to 700 Euros
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