Welcome to the digital procedure for determining course-related artistic-creative aptitude

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.

You can find out how to apply for an admission-free Bachelor's degree place in the winter semester 2023/2024 here.

  1. 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. 

  2. Application

    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

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

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.

  1. Requirements at the first and second stage of the procedure for Bachelor's degrees
  2. Application Master Creative Audio Director
  3. Application Master Editorial Design
  4. Application Master Film
  5. Application Master Photography / Photographic Studies
  6. Application Master Scenography and Communication