BA Illustration

With a degree in Illustration, find yourself as an artistic partner of editorial offices, advertising agencies, design offices, game & film productions or become your own boss.

© Sophie Berg (UE alumni)

Why choose our Bachelor's.


At the University of Europe you will join a community of over 3000 international students from 90+ countries.

Study Abroad

Choose to do an internship or complete a semester abroad at one of our partner universities during your 5th semester.


Choose to specialise in different areas such as figure, portrait, nude to experimental illustration and comics. 

UE - a unique place to study.

The University of Europe for Applied Sciences (UE) is state-accredited, has received multiple awards and is a worldwide leader among universities with an international approach.

We are ranked Top 20 among Europe's best private universities in the creative sector and have been enabling students successfully pursue their career goals for over 15 years

It is our mission to provide you with all the necessary skills to start your professional life with confidence and to set yourself apart from the crowd.  

Meet your professor.

Our professors & lecturers all have experience in the field. Hear from Professor Hans Baltzer, programme director for Illustration at the University of Europe for Applied Sciences.

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Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

Your degree in a nutshell.


3 years


March or September






EU €708/month

Non-EU €12,100/year

Build a solid foundation within areas such as Art, Design & Culture, Compositing, general Design Foundations and technological Design Methodologies.

Progress and dive deeper into exciting topics including Digital and Analogue Techniques, Discourses of Ethics and Aesthetics. 

You'll have the opportunity to do an internship or a semester abroad before writing your bachelor thesis in your final semester.





State Accreditation

Excursions & field trips

During the study, you can take part in excursions and field trips to companies like Volkswagen in Wolfsburg, Google or Amazon in Silicon Valley and many more.

Internships & practical projects

Build global networks through team projects, company visits, internships, business links and academic experience with one of our many partnered companies like Audi or Unilever.

What you can look forward to.

Find a job

68% of our students are employed before graduation, and 93% find employment within 12 months of graduating. Our career centre will support you every step of the way.

Opportunity to learn German

100% of our creative programmes in Berlin are taught in English but if you want to learn German anyways, we offer support with a range of language courses.

Use the latest equipment

Our campus is equipped with updated iMacs with high-end design software, photo studios, VR equipment, green screen rooms, sound studios, graphic tabs, game labs, SR cameras and more.

Enter the Berlin start up scene

500+ new Berlin start-ups are being created each year with the potential for you to gain a variety of experience through internships or full-time work.

And hear from one 

of our graduates.

Jacqueline Shanice Ludwig, a recent graduate from the BA Illustration programme from our campus in Berlin, talks about her experiences at UE. She explains why she chose UE to study Illustration and discusses some of the reasons you should study here too.