Weissensee Kunsthochschule Berlin

Berlin, Germany

The weissensee school of art and design berlin was founded in 1946. Building on the ideas and teaching of the Bauhaus movement, the school stands out because of its unique profile. It offers more than 800 students a one-year, interdisciplinary course of foundation studies, followed by diploma studies in free art as well as bachelor and master’s degrees in design. With its cross-disciplinary teaching and research the weissensee school of art and design berlin provides excellent courses of study. Its development projects in the fields of art and design make a significant contribution to relevant processes of change in society. The students and members of the school see themselves as an international community which, in collaborating in a way that is practice-oriented, also shapes the freedom of art and science in its research and teaching and promotes intellectual and cultural discourse. It takes a clear stand against right-wing radicalism, anti-democratic tendencies and discrimination. As a place for social interaction – in times of crisis too – the school promotes a culture of togetherness and solidarity.