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APPLY FOR DAE: 2018 - 2019

WOULD YOU LIKE TO STUDY AT DESIGN ACADEMY EINDHOVEN?

Sign up for our Bachelor or Master course through the online application form before: 

Bachelor

Applications are now closed

Master

 

A FEW SPOTS LEFT FOR MA DESIGN CURATING & WRITING! APPLY NOW!

Applications for the Masters 2018-2019 academic year are CLOSED. Applications for the Masters 2019-2020 academic year, open in October 2018.

Master

1 March (Eu and Non-EU applicants)
18 April (EU applicants)
 

Quick guide to
master admission 


APPLICATION PROCEDURE
The Masters application procedure for the 2018-2019 academic year consists of two steps:
1. A review of your creative portfolio, video and motivation letter
2. An interview with the selection committee

Applicants whose portfolio, video and motivation letter are favourably reviewed will be invited for an interview. We inform applicants whether they have been accepted after the interviews round. Some applicants may be placed on a waiting list. Those who are accepted will receive an email with a checklist to formally confirm their status as aspiring students 

WHO CAN APPLY
The minimum requirement for new Master students is a completed course at Bachelor level, preferably specialised in design, architecture, art or science.

WHEN TO APPLY

Third Round of applications for the Masters 2018-2019 academic year is opened *

Remaining deadlines for applying:
Notice that the sooner you apply the higher your chances of being accepted.

Online application
18 APRIL DEADLINE for EU applicants*
You can apply via the online procedure. Soon after this final deadline you will hear whether you are invited for a Skype interview. These interviews take place between 20 April and 1 May 2018.

Fast lane application Milan (during the Salone del Mobile)
18 APRIL FAST LANE LIVE INTERVIEWS for EU-applicants*
During the annual Salone del Mobile applicants can bring their portfolio’s to Milan and speak with the head or one of the tutors of the department of your choice. Location: Milan, Italy (for the exact location, please keep an eye on the page). You will immediately hear whether you are accepted or not. Please register via sending an email to masters@designacademy.nl, mention your name and for which Masters department of you want to apply, before Sunday 15 April, 6pm (CET). 

* non-EU applicants have different deadlines than EU applicants, as sufficient time is needed to deal with Visa regulations. 

APPLICATION CHECKLIST FOR ALL MASTERS CANDIDATES
Please note: incomplete applications will not be reviewed
1. Application form
2. A copy of your valid passport
3. A digital portrait picture
4. A digital scan of your Bachelor Certificate
5. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
6.  Motivation letter
7. One-minute introduction video
8. Digital Portfolio for Contextual, Social and Information Design students
9. Digital Portfolio for Design Curating and Writing students
10. English proficiency test
11. Nuffic Certificate for Chinese students