This portal enables you to digitally submit your application for the aptitude test (assessment procedure of the course-related artistic-creative aptitude) in all courses of study of the Department of Design.
Aptitude test for Bachelor's degree programmes for winter semester 2023/2024
You can find out how to apply for an admission-free Bachelor's degree place in the winter semester 2023/2024 here.
Register in the suitability portal
You must register in advance on this portal in the following periods.
BA Film & Sound 23.01. – 31.03.2023
BA Photography 23.01. – 31.03.2023
BA Communication Design (1)* 23.01. – 24.02.2023
BA Communication Design (2)* 25.02. – 31.03.2023
BA Object and Room Design 23.01. – 31.03.2023
*The BA Communication Design programme offers two aptitude tests between which you can choose.
First stage of the procedure
Receive an invitation and upload documents
You will receive the invitation by e-mail on the first day of the period listed below. Please also check your spam folder!
BA Film & Sound 03.04. – 19.05.2023
BA Photography 03.04. – 02.06.2023
BA Communication Design (1) 27.02. – 24.03.2023
BA Communication Design (2) 03.04. – 02.06.2023
BA Object and Room Design 03.04. – 02.06.2023
After timely registration, you can only upload the required documents during the specified periods.
Incomplete applications that do not contain all the required documents will not be graded.
In the first stage of the procedure, a decision is taken on admission to the second stage of the procedure. If the result is clear at the first stage, you may be granted suitability, even without participating in the second stage of the procedure.
Second stage of the procedure
Interview, colloquium, task
If the result in the first procedure is ambiguous, you will be invited to the second stage of the procedure. You will receive the invitation at least one week in advance by e-mail. Depending on the course of study, different requirements are placed within the framework of the second stage of the procedure. An overview of the requirements of the respective degree programmes can be found here.
The result of the aptitude test will be sent by post after the grades have been determined.
In addition, you must apply for the study place. You can do this within the following periods on the respective portals:
Non-EU application 15.04. – 15.06. uni assist
EU application 15.05. – 15.07. UAS Study Portal
Aptitude Test Master Scenography and Communication for summer semester 2023
Registration: until 01/15/2023
Upload of the portfolio and documents: until 01/15/2023
Admission to the proceedings: 01/17/2023
Personal interview: 01/20/2023, online via webex (webex.com)
The results will be sent 01/17/2023.
Detailed Information can be found here: https://eignung.design.fh-dortmund.de/en/application-masters-scenographic-design-and-communication
Aptitude Test Master Photography - Photographic Studies for winter semester 2022/23
Registration: until 15.07.2022
Upload of the portfolio and documents: until 15.07.2022
Personal interview (optional): 18.07.2022, online via webex (webex.com)
the written results will be sent by post from 19.07.2022.
Each degree program has specific requirements for the materials and documents that you have to submit. You can find information on this under the following links.