With the exception of some postgraduate Master's programmes, no tuition fees are charged at the UdK Berlin. This also applies to international students. However, all students at Berlin universities must pay a contribution of currently approx. 320 € per semester. This amount consists of a social contribution for the studierendenWERK BERLIN, the contribution for the student representation, the enrolment and re-enrolment fees and a semester ticket (participation in public transport). An additional fee of 30 € is usually charged for participation in the admission procedure.
Applicants are charged a fee of 30 € per application for the application procedure including the admission procedure at the UdK Berlin. Proof of payment of the fee must be submitted with the application documents.
Exceptions to this are, if applicable, teacher training programmes in subjects for which the Senate Department for Education, Youth and Family has defined an urgent need at Berlin schools. You can find information on whether the degree programme you are interested in is subject to this exception on the application pages of the respective degree programme.
Please enclose with your application a bank statement (in the case of transfer from abroad proof of payment) or sales statement (in the case of online banking) for a fee of 30 € for processing the application. Other proofs / vouchers (such as transfer orders) will not be accepted! A refund of the fee is excluded in case of rejected applications and also in case of withdrawal of the application. Only with corresponding proof of the fully paid fee will your application documents be released for the application and admission procedure.
In case of foreign bank transfers: Please make sure that you pay all applicable transfer fees (OUR - sender pays costs) when transferring the money.
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Purpose of use for return of portfolio: degree programme, name, application number, MR
Purpose of use for re-registration: Matriculation number, name, degree programme
Purpose of use in case of loss of semester ticket: Matriculation number, name, degree programme
For international transfers: Please make sure that you pay all transfer fees (OUR - sender pays costs) when making the transfer.
The semester fee consists of: a contribution to the studierendenWERK BERLIN (social contribution), the student body contribution, the re-registration fee and the contribution to the semester ticket. (See: Information on re-registration and fees)
For the postgraduate Master's programmes of the Berlin Career College, the fees listed below are charged in addition to the general semester fees.
The Berlin University of the Arts charges a fee of 500 euros per month for participation in the Master's programme in Cultural Journalism. The statutes on the charging of fees for participation in the postgraduate Master's programme in Cultural Journalism can be found here.
Leadership in Digital Innovation (Master)
The fees are 1500 euros per module (six weeks duration, ten modules in total) or 3000 euros for the double module of the Master's thesis (twelve weeks duration), a total of 18.000 euros.
The statutes on the charging of fees for participation in the postgraduate Master's programme Leadership in Digital Communication can be found here.
Sound Studies and Sonic Arts
The Berlin University of the Arts charges a fee of 450 euros per month for participation in the Master's programme Sound Studies and Sonic Arts, totalling 16.200 euros. The statute on the charging of fees for participation in the postgraduate Master's programme Sound Studies and Sonic Arts can be found here.