MA Communication Design

Understand design as a critical practice and culture of knowledge and become a creative change maker for a resilient and sustainable future in the 21st century.

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.  

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And some of our graduates


Sascha studied communication & media management at UE and is now head of new business at one of the largest software companies in the world.


Lea completed her Bachelor in Film & Motion Design and is now a Digital Creative Art Designer in the field of animation. 


Marcel studied Communication Design at UE in Berlin and now works as a digital editorial designer for an international agency.


Master of Arts (M.A.)

Your degree in a nutshell.


1, 1.5 or 2 years


March or September






EU from €820/month

Non-EU from €10,938/year

Build a solid foundation within areas such as Practice and Theory of Art & Design, Cultural Studies and using Research Methods in Design.

Progress and dive deeper into exciting topics including the new role of Design in the 21 century, Media Ecology and Ethics in the digital Transformation.

You'll have the opportunity to work on a variety of creative projects before writing your master thesis.





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.

Meet your professor.

Hear from Professor Christoph Büch, Programme Director Communication Design, as he gives an overview of our new Communication Design Master Course at UE.

Why choose our Master's.

Fast Track Option

Depending on your prior education and experience, our Master’s can be completed in 1, 1.5 years or 2 years.

Work & Study

All Master’s programmes are taught Wednesday to Saturday to help you continue working in your job.

@ Jennifer Lang (UE Alumni)