Integrated Design (B.A.)

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The study programme Integrated Design (ID) is unique in Germany in its consistent and comprehensive focus. The bachelor's programme does not differentiate between the traditional disciplines of design, but rather focuses on overarching, conceptual creativity. In this way, ID is reacting to the changes in the design profession: In addition to the traditional “industrial design”, the post-industrial society has created a variety of new fields of activity that require different profiles.

Especially as an academic institution dedicated to the arts and music, the HfK Bremen can meet these requirements through an expanded concept of design: design not only aims at the practicality of form and purpose, it also shapes the social and cultural, ecological and economic relevance of creations in society. The BA degree therefore teaches how to deal with complex issues as an attitude and responsibility of creators.

Lecturers at the Faculty of Integrated Design offer comprehensive insights into the general field of design through their different focuses. Close collaboration between students and teachers is of central importance in the course.

  • Start of studies Winter semester, October 1st
  • Parameters of studies Full-time, regular period of studies of seven semesters
  • Teaching languages German
  • Volume of studies 210 ECTS-points
  • Registration start From February 1st
  • Semester fee 336,32 euros
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The course of study is documented in module structure:

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Department 1, office for students, are ready to provide information on studies and applying. 

Contact General advice on studies:

  • Email dezernat1@hfk-bremen.de
  • Phone +49 421 9595-1113

Subject-specific study advice from teachers for students and prospective students

Please turn directly to lecturers at the relevant study programmes via email and make an appointment for a personal consultation. Teachers take monthly turns for arranging consultation appointments on subjects specific to their courses (appointments by arrangement).

Study-related specialist advice from the dean of studies

The area of responsibility of the dean of studies includes questions about studying and teaching. In accordance with the examination and study regulations, the dean of studies ensures that the individual courses of study are progressed appropriately, decides on measures to ensure that the necessary courses are offered with adequate supervision and ensures that student interests are appropriately taken into account. The dean of studies supports you throughout your studies and coordinates subject-specific advice from lecturers. You can also contact the dean of studies to arrange further advice and if you have personal concerns or difficulties.

The application portal for first-year students in the first semester is open from February 1st to April 30th, 2024 for the winter semester 2024/2025.

All the important information on application deadlines, requirements and admission criteria are available under application.