Design (2018 | Issue 3)

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German Design Schools

Design Your Dreams in Germany

Germany has produced some of the top designers in the world, be it in the field of fashion, industrial or automotive design. So if you’re keen to study design, do it in fascinating and fashionable Germany! The country has a lot to offer students: international programmes taught in English, low or no tuition fees, promising career prospects and a fun social and cultural life. No wonder more and more Indians are keen to study in Germany. In 2016–2017, there were more than 15,500 Indian students studying there. What’s Up, Germany? presents some leading design schools in Germany that offer courses in English.

Industrial & Product Design:

  • Bauhaus University Weimar
  • BAU International Berlin – University of Applied Sciences
  • Macromedia University of Applied Sciences (Munich)


  • Bauhaus University Weimar
  • Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences
  • Wismar University of Applied Sciences: Technology, Business and Design

Fashion Design:

  • AMD Academy of Fashion and Design (Berlin)
  • Hochschule Fresenius (Berlin)
  • ESMOD Berlin International University of Art for Fashion
  • Macromedia University of Applied Sciences (Berlin)

Automotive Engineering:

  • RWTH Aachen University
  • Esslingen University of Applied Sciences
  • Technical University Ingolstadt

Graphic Design & Visual Communication:

  • HMKW University of Applied Sciences for Media, Communication and Business (Berlin, Cologne & Frankfurt)
  • BAU International Berlin – University of Applied Sciences

German Design Schools