Berlin University of the Arts Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#2673 of 14,134 In the World
#802 of 2,788 In Europe
#98 of 369 In Germany
#12 of 46 In Brandenburg
#9 of 36 In Berlin
#544 of 1,005 For Cinematography
#801 of 1,081 For Music
#2108 of 2,699 For Art & Design

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
15%
Enrollment
3,913
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Languages
German

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate15%
Admissions RequirementsYes, based on entrance examinations
Academic CalendarSemesters
Enrollment3,913
Full time employee1,250
Student:staff ratio3:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
299
Citations
1,733

Berlin University of the Arts majors

by publication & citation count

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
68 / 240
Art & Design
64 / 526
Computer Science
62 / 1,014
Engineering
54 / 553
Business
33 / 557
Sociology
30 / 202
Human-Computer Interaction
20 / 275
Psychology
17 / 227
Political Science
14 / 4
Music
13 / 42
Multimedia
12 / 367
UX/UI Desgin
10 / 154
Architecture
10 / 80
Fashion Design
10 / 20
Software Engineering
9 / 66
Management Information Systems
9 / 370
Medicine
9 / 125
Aesthetics
9 / 8
Social Psychology
8 / 52
Environmental Science
8 / 5
Mechanical Engineering
7 / 129
Art History
7 / 2
Advertising
6 / 2
Marketing
6 / 156
Entertainment Industry Business
5 / 6
Philosophy
5 / 0
Communications and Public Relations
5 / 3
Journalism and Digital Media
5 / 8
Geography and Cartography
5 / 4
Project Management
5 / 21
Cinematography
5 / 171
Graphic Design
5 / 96
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
5 / 14
Physics
5 / 18
History
4 / 19
Media Studies
4 / 5
Computer Graphics
4 / 21
Management
4 / 16
Cognitive Science
4 / 85
Technical Drawing
3 / 3

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
2004 4 1
2005 2 1
2006 1 8
2007 9 9
2008 8 21
2009 19 31
2010 9 40
2011 12 57
2012 14 45
2013 17 95
2014 14 116
2015 22 112
2016 32 155
2017 36 146
2018 31 187
2019 46 211
2020 48 295
2021 34 318

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students $500$500
International students $500$6,250

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities +++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences
Languages | Culture | Linguistics
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine
Engineering | IT
Maths | Natural Sciences
Bachelor's Degree Architecture, Art Education, Communication Studies, Design, Display and Stage Design, Jazz and Popular Music, Music, Music Theory and Composition, Musical Instruments, Religious Music, Singing, Social Sciences, Textile Design, Theatre
Master Architecture, Art Education, Art Therapy, Communication Arts, Communication Studies, Conducting, Cultural Studies, Design, Fine Arts, Jazz and Popular Music, Journalism, Leadership, Mass Communication, Music, Music Theory and Composition, Musical Instruments, Opera, Religious Music, Social Sciences, Sound Engineering (Acoustics), Theatre
PhD Architecture, Design, Fine Arts, Media Studies, Music, Performing Arts

Berlin University of the Arts alumni

  1. Arnold Schoenberg

    Arnold Schoenberg
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1874-1951 (aged 77)
    Occupations
    classical composerpaintermusicologistmusic theoristwriter
    Biography

    Arnold Schoenberg or Schönberg was an Austrian-American composer, music theorist, teacher, writer, and painter. He is widely considered one of the most influential composers of the 20th century. He was associated with the expressionist movement in German poetry and art, and leader of the Second Viennese School. As a Jewish composer, Schoenberg was targeted by the Nazi Party, which labeled his works as degenerate music and forbade them from being published. He emigrated to the United States in 1933, becoming an American citizen in 1941.

  2. Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

    Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1886-1969 (aged 83)
    Occupations
    architectdesignerteacher
    Biography

    Ludwig Mies van der Rohe was a German-American architect. He was commonly referred to as Mies, his surname. Along with Alvar Aalto, Le Corbusier, Walter Gropius and Frank Lloyd Wright, he is regarded as one of the pioneers of modernist architecture.

  3. Günter Grass

    Günter Grass
    Years
    1927-2015 (aged 88)
    Enrolled in the Berlin University of the Arts
    Studied in 1953-1956
    Occupations
    lyricistscreenwriterpoetsculptornovelist
    Biography

    Günter Wilhelm Grass was a German novelist, poet, playwright, illustrator, graphic artist, sculptor, and recipient of the 1999 Nobel Prize in Literature.

  4. Martina Gedeck

    Martina Gedeck
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    screenwriterfilm actor
    Biography

    Martina Gedeck is a German actress. She came to broader, international attention due to her roles in films such as Mostly Martha (2001), The Lives of Others (2006), and The Baader Meinhof Complex (2008). She has won numerous awards, including the Deutscher Filmpreis in 1997 for Supporting Actress in Life is All You Get, and in 2002 for Actress in Mostly Martha.

General info

Alternative names UdK Berlin
Universität der Künste Berlin
Founded 1975
Accreditation Akkreditierungsrat

Location and Contacts

Address Einsteinufer 43
Berlin, Berlin, 10587
Germany
City population 3,664,000
Phone +49 (30) 31850
Fax +49 (30) 3185 2659

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