Communication Design 24
Department of Media & Design

Communication Design

Major of Communication, Media, Sound and Interaction Design


The interdisciplinary course places a strong focus on design and creative skills. You will devise successful communication strategies based on analogue and digital media. Communication design enables or improves the approach to content and makes it more understandable, convincing and effective. You will focus on the fields of graphic design, editorial design and typography.

What you will learn:

Communication Design Projects

Editorial Design & Illustration

Campaigning & Branding

Print & Digital Production

Typography & Typeface Design

Did you know, …

… that we work together with creative industries as well as cultural organisations including festivals and media centres?

Our students work on countless projects, network with potential future clients, and polish up their creative skills to a professional level in each subject area.

Did you know, …

… that there are work opportunities for communication designers wherever creative concept skills, design solutions expertise and the ability to implement communication concepts in practical settings are required?

Did you know, …

… that virtually all project results are published?

They are either printed, published online or presented in exhibitions. This gives our students plenty of opportunity to establish contacts for their professional careers.

Did you know, …

… that projects are often implemented in interdisciplinary settings in collaboration with the Interaction Design, Media Design and Sound Design programmes?

Did you know, …

… that students carry out practical projects in real world conditions to hone their design and technical skills?

Did you know, …

… that students can combine their studies with a job if they are sufficiently well organised?

One day a week is lesson-free. The average attendance required during the first three semesters is 19 hours per week. During the fourth semester, students complete a master’s thesis. The average attendance during this time is three hours per week.

Did you know, …

… that the Communication Design course enables all students to adopt an intensive scientific and experimental approach to design issues they select themselves?