Prof. Martin Rennert became president of the Berlin University of the Arts in 2006.
The College of Fine Arts provides training not only for artists but also for art teachers in various levels of education. In addition, the College offers the continuing education Masters programme “Art in Context”.
This college is home to all fields of design, which include Architecture, Product and Fashion Design, Art and Media, Visual Communication, and Communication in Social and Economic Contexts, the course with the biggest number of students.
The college covers the full spectrum of music. Besides artistic courses, activities include research, academic work, promotion of the younger generation, and, of course, teacher training for future music teachers.
All the stage arts under one roof: this is the essence of the College of Performing Arts. Our students are kept hard at work on stage and behind the scenes as well – writing, acting and dancing – also in the UdK's own theatre, the UNI.T.
The following page offers general information about applying to Berlin University of the Arts and the study process here. Among other things, it provides information about the types of course guidance available.
Artists, creatives and art lovers can find information about Master programmes, certificate courses, and workshops, as well as the international Summer University of the UdK Berlin here.
It is possible to study contemporary dance and choreography at the Inter-University Centre for Dance (HZT).
The centre encourages interdisciplinary discourse by linking postgraduate academic programmes and research projects.
The JIB is an institute founded in conjunction by the UdK Berlin and the “Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler” in July 2005. It stands for innovative training courses linked with the potentials of the capital city Berlin.
In the digital course catalog you can find all lectures of all faculties.
In this section you will find all contact details of the President, the Vice-Presidents, the Director of Finance and Administration and the President’s staff, and general information on their fields of activity.
Behind the scenes of the university are people who do everything to make the processes for students and teachers as trouble-free, transparent and tangible as possible.
Theatre performances, exhibitions, concerts: hosting more than 600 events each year, the UdK Berlin features firmly in the diaries of all Berliners with an interest in culture. The following pages introduce the relevant rooms and venues.
The Student Body is formed by everyone inscribed as a student at UdK. Due to its independence from the university in organization and finance it has its own structure, which is presented on the following pages
Taking into account its predecessor institutions, the UdK Berlin can look back on a history of more than 300 years, dating from the foundation of the Brandenburg-Prussian Academy of the Arts in 1696.
Are you a journalist? Working for the media? Or a blogger? Then this is the right place for you to get in touch with the UdK Berlin's press office. Some of the information is only available in German, other topics are covered in both languages, English and German.
UdK Berlin´s students and lecturers currently work on many projects that are aimed at refugees. Here you will find a selection, among others the Refugee Classes organized by the Berlin Career College and events initiated by Common Ground, a communal initiative that was founded by the AStA.
KlangKunstBühne is a continuing education program offered by Berlin University of the Arts. It is aimed at all artistic disciplines. In courses lasting one week each, participants experience the possibilities of moving beyond the borders of their disciplines.
Our own theatre hall in the middle of Berlin’s Charlottenburg district provides a glimpse of the education at UdK Berlin. Here you can witness young artists as they embark on their careers.
Usually tickets for fee-based events can be obtained at the UdK Berlin Concert Hall Box Office.