MA Innovation Design Management

Become an empowered innovator through methodic creativity and move comfortably in the area between design, business and strategy. 

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.  


Master of Arts (M.A.)

Your degree in a nutshell.


1, 1.5 or 2 years


March or September


UE Innovation Hub (near Berlin)




EU from €820/month

Non-EU from €10,938/year

Build a solid foundation within areas such as Management, Strategy, Branding, Product Management or Marketing.

Progress and delve deeper into exciting topics including Business Model Design, Managing Change by Design or Entrepreneurship.

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





State Accreditation

Excursions & field trips

During your studies, you can take part in excursions to the historic Bauhaus in Dessau or companies such as Volkswagen in Wolfsburg 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.

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Meet your professor.

Our professors & lecturers all have experience in the field. Hear from Professor Dr. Johannes Kiessler, Head of the Innovation Design Management programme at the University of Europe for Applied Sciences.

And hear from one 

of our graduates.

Yuvraj Minawala, a recent UE Innovation Design Management (MA) graduate, speaks about his experience studying at the University of Europe for Applied Sciences and why he came from India to Berlin.

Why choose our Master's.

@ Philipp Hiemer (UE Alumni)

Silicon Valley in Potsdam: get to know your Campus.

The UE Innovation Hub is located on the Think Campus in Potsdam, near Berlin neighbouring global incubators such as the Volkswagen Group Future Center and the SAP Innovation Center where over 200 people research AI and Blockchain technologies.

Potsdam offers the highest density of scientists in Germany but is also a city of universities and research which influences the living environment of the city. Over 14% of all residents are students.

Live in Berlin and study in Potsdam: enjoy the best of both worlds.

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Community & Network

Join a community of over 3000 international students from 90+ countries while networking in the start-up capital Berlin.

Fast Track Option

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

Become a Digital Pioneer

Our programmes combine Tech and Data with Design: a thrilling combination that will be key for future developments and your career.