BA Graphic Design & Visual Communication

Study Graphic Design and Visual Communication at Berlin International

What you can expect from the Bachelor program in Graphic Design and Visual Communication:

You will learn to analyze, question and improve given scenarios. Within the framework of your studies, you will do practical exercises such as creating layouts, bookbinding or drawing, and learn about software skills, design thinking, research methods and creative techniques. In particular, we will deal with the disciplines typography and information design across all media.

Experience an international and multicultural environment in Berlin

In addition to project-based courses within the Graphic Design program, we visit design studios, communication agencies, first-class design exhibitions and fairs. You will meet leading designers and blend Berlin’s vibrant culture into your studies. Joint projects allow you to collaborate with fellow students from our other design programs and various international backgrounds.


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The Graphic Design and Visual Communication program prepares you to become a successful designer in fields such as brand design, interaction design, information design, motion graphics, advertising and design consultancy. Your work in the field of Graphic Design and Visual Communication can impact and improve our daily environment in economic, political, social, cultural and personal life.

Professional work environments are:

  • Graphic design studios
  • Branding and advertising agencies 
  • Publishers (digital, print and learning media)
  • Interaction and web design agencies
  • Television and film industries
  • Design departments of mid-sized and large companies
  • Start-ups in fields such as app design or game design 

The Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design & Visual Communication at Berlin International has been accredited and evaluated as a quality program with transparent structures, regulations and qualification targets. Our program thus has proven to conform to the highest quality standards set by the European Higher Education Act.

The application process for studying Graphic Design & Visual Communication at Berlin International is very easy. You can easily and safely share your personal information through our online application portal. After receiving a confirmation email with a link, you can upload a copy of the following documents: 


  • official Senior High-School diploma with transcript (German Abitur / Fachabitur or equivalent)
  • official University certificates and transcript of grades - if applicable
  • Passport or European ID card
  • English Language Test (level B2 or above)
  • Portfolio with 10 works


For more information, please use the menu item Admission.

Find out more about the Bachelor of Arts study program in Graphic Design and Visual Communication or Communication Design at Berlin International. Here you will find a comprehensive brochure as PDF for download, containing information on the program and the individual modules.


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Our academic calendar for the Graphic Design and Visual Communication BA program in Berlin shows all course and vacation dates as well as public holidays at a glance. You will find the current calendar among the info material.


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