BA Architecture

General

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Program Description

Our Architecture program aims to provide students with the skills and specialized knowledge necessary to apply creative and responsible solutions in the field of architecture. The program assists students in understanding their role and responsibility as architects in any given physical and cultural context, whether that be local or international. Upon completing the program, graduates will be able to apply their understanding of spaces as a whole and use their knowledge of the relationships between built environments, technology, and geographical, social, socio-cultural, and political contexts to solve complex architectural challenges. With a high teaching staff to student ratio that allows for plenty of individual consulting, as well as a carefully-designed curriculum, this program aims to enable students to graduate with a honed perspective and comprehensive plan for their future professional development.

Program facts

  • Duration: 4 years / 8 semesters
  • Points: 240 ECTS
  • Language: English
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  • Location: Berlin-Charlottenburg
  • Start: October
  • Fee: 660€ monthly

Become an Architect with our Bachelor program at Berlin International

The Architecture BA program prepares you for your future career by perfecting your creative, planning, and professional skills. During the program, we will equip you with all the tools needed to understand and contribute to the built environment in a socially and environmentally responsible way in any given context. Creative and critical thinking, problem-solving skills, adaptability, an international outlook, interdisciplinary experience, and intercultural competence are of special importance for the program.

Career Opportunities

The Architecture BA program prepares you for your future career by perfecting your creative, planning, and professional skills. During the program, we will equip you with all tools you will need in order to be able to understand and contribute to the built environment in a socially and environmentally responsible and creative way in any given context. Creative and critical thinking, problem-solving skills, adaptability, an international outlook, interdisciplinary experience, and intercultural competence are of special importance for the program. Graduates of architecture* have various job opportunities in the market. After graduation from Berlin International, graduates can work on the creation and alteration of a variety of typologies and scales. There are various job perspectives and employers such as:

  • Architecture and urban design offices
  • Construction companies
  • Building materials industry
  • Cultural and stately institutions
  • Production design for film, TV, theater
  • Design agencies and fairs
  • Freelance work

How do I apply for the Interior Design BA study program?

The application process for studying Interior Design at Berlin International is very easy. You can easily and safely share your personal information through our online application platform. After receiving a confirmation email with a link, you can upload a copy of your documents:

  • Copy of passport or identity card
  • Copy of High-School diploma with transcript (German Abitur / Fachabitur or equivalent). We also need an official translation of your diploma and transcript into English or German if they are in another language.
  • Copy of English Language Test
  • A portfolio with a maximum of 10 works

APPLICATION FOR STUDY PROGRAMS (COVID -19 UPDATE)

We have extended our Application Deadline until the 30th of September 2020. For international students, we advise submitting the application latest by the 15th of August, so that there is enough time for visa and travel-related formalities.

Q1. Is the Application Process the same?

A1. Yes, we are accepting applications for the Fall Intake 2020. We continue to receive applications and make offers to students, including international applicants.

If you have not applied yet, but intend to do so, you should apply as planned. Our team can advise you on all aspects of studying at Berlin International.

You can submit your application 24/7 through our application portal at: https://application.berlin-international.de/

Q2. Will the Application Deadline change?

A2. Yes, we have extended our Application Deadline until the 30th of September 2020. For international students, we advise submitting the application latest by the 15th of August, so that there is enough time for visa and travel-related formalities.

Q3. How can I apply for a visa if the embassies are closed?

A3. Please contact the German embassy or consulate in your home country to find out about the visa process in the current situation.

Q4. If my visa is delayed, how late can I start and how can I keep up with my coursework?

A4/ BI can guarantee the start of the fall semester 2020, with virtual teaching options for students, who cannot begin their studies on campus on time due to COVID-19 travel restrictions or visa delays. Those students can start their studies online from their home countries and then continue their studies on campus, as soon as they can travel to Germany.

We can guarantee that we will offer a parallel to the on-campus-courses online teaching for the whole first semester. The students who have problems with coming on time due to COVID-19 restrictions will have to arrive in Germany latest at the beginning of the second semester, which is the 1st of April 2021.

Q5. In case a new student does not want to attend online classes, what would be the process?

A5. Students who cannot begin their studies on campus on time in the fall semester 2020 due to COVID-19 travel restrictions or visa delays, can start their courses online from their home countries and continue their studies on campus immediately after they are able to travel to Germany.

If they don’t want to start their courses online, they can also defer the start of their studies free of charge to the next fall intake 2021. New students must start in the fall; a spring start is not possible.

Q6. Will the Fall semester 2020 begin on time?

A6. The Fall Semester 2020 will begin later than originally planned:

  • Welcome Days: New: 28.10.2020 - 30.10. 2020
  • Start of the Teaching Period: New: 2.11.2020
Last updated May 2020

About the School

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Berlin International University of Applied Sciences is a state-recognized and non-profit German university of applied sciences located in the center of Berlin. We are determined to offer a challenging, innovative and practice-oriented education that advances the academic, cultural and linguistic potential of our students and prepares them for international careers in a globalized world. Read less