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Fees

General Information

No tuition fees are payable at the UdK Berlin, with the exception of some advanced education master programmes. This also applies to international students. However, all students of Berlin universities have to pay a sum of currently ca. 320 euros per semester. This is made up of a social security contribution to the studierendenWERK BERLIN, a contribution for student representation, registration and continuation fees, and a semester ticket (for use on public transport). For some study programmes in the Colleges of Music and Performing Arts, a fee of 30 euros is also charged to participate in the application process.

Application fee

Applicants will be charged a fee of 30 euros for the application procedure including admission to all courses of study at the UdK Berlin.  This fee does not apply to teacher training programs in subjects for which the Senate Administration responsible for educational affairs has defined an urgent need for teachers at public schools. Proof of payment of the fee must be submitted with the application documents.

Please include a copy of the relevant bank statement with  the value date with your formal application documents (in case of transfer from abroad: deposit receipt). Other proofs (like a transfer order) are not accepted.  Money paid cannot be refunded under any circumstances, even if the application is withdrawn or rejected. Your application documents will only be admitted to the application and admission procedures when proof is provided that the fee has been paid in full.  

If transferring money from abroad: Please make sure that your bank transfer includes acceptance of all due costs (OUR – sender pays costs).

Semester Contribution

The semester contribution is made up of a contribution to the studierendenWERK BERLIN (social contribution), a contribution for student representation, continuation fees, and a semester ticket for public transport. (See: Information on Re-registration and Fees)

Fees

The fees listed in the following are payable in addition to the general semester contribution.

Cultural Journalism
Berlin University of the Arts requires payment of 500 euros per month in fees by those participating in the master programme Cultural Journalism. You can read the statute dealing with the collection of fees for the advanced master programme Cultural Journalism here.

Leadership in Digital Communication (Master)
The costs amount to 1500 euros per module (duration six weeks, ten modules in all) or 3000 euros for the double module of the Master Thesis (duration twelve weeks), totalling 18,000 euros. You can read the statute dealing with the collection of fees for the advanced master programme Leadership in Digital Communication here.

Music Therapy
Berlin University of the Arts requires payment of €385 per month in fees by those participating in the master programme Music Therapy, totalling €15.710 . You can find the statute dealing with the collection of fees for the advanced master programme Music Therapy here.

Sound Studies and Sonic Arts
Berlin University of the Arts requires payment of 450 euros per month in fees by those participating in the master programme Sound Studies and Sonic Arts, totalling 16,200 euros. You can read the statute dealing with the collection of fees for the advanced master programme Sound Studies and Sonic Arts here.

Bank Account

Kasse der Universität der Künste Berlin
Berliner Volksbank
IBAN: DE 72 1009 0000 8841 0150 46
BIC: BEVO DE BB XXX

Berliner Volksbank eG
Budapester Straße 35
10787 Berlin
Germany

Reason for transfer for applications: 35/01036, study course, applicant number, name
Reason for transfer for return of portfolios: applicant number, name, study course, MR
Reason for transfer for re-registration: registration number, name, study course
Reason for transfer in case of lost Semesterticket: registration number, name, study course  

If transferring money from abroad: Please make sure that your bank transfer includes acceptance of all due costs (OUR – sender pays costs).