Department of Architecture

Application and Admission

In order to begin a course of study at the Faculty of Architecture, an application for admission must be submitted in due form and time via the central online application portal.
Germans, foreigners with a German higher education entrance qualification ("Bildungsinländer") and foreign applicants*from a member state of the European Union apply for a place directly at the KIT Study Office:

Central online application portal of the KIT

All other foreign applicants apply to the International Students Office (IStO) of the KIT.

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Application Deadlines

Bachelor Programme Architecture:
15. July each year (non-prolongable cut-off period!).
The programme starts in winter only.

Master Programme Architecture:
For the summer term: 15. January of each year (non-prolongable cut-off period!).
The portfolio can be submitted by the last working day of January (Day of Arrival!) directly at the deanery of the Faculty.

For the winter term: 15. July of each year (exclusion period).
The portfolio can be submitted by the last working day of July (Day of Arrival!) directly at the deanery of the Faculty.

Bachelor Programme Art History:
15. September of each year (non-prolongable cut-off period!).
The programme starts in winter only.

Master Programme Art History:
For the winter term: 15. July of each year (non-prolongable cut-off period!).
For the summer term: 15. January of each year (non-prolongable cut-off period!).

Postgraduate Master programme Old-Building Renovation:
15. July of each year (exclusion period).
The programme starts in winter only.

 

Interviews for the Master's programme in Architecture

Part of the subject-specific study ability test for the Master's programme in Architecture may be participation in an interview conducted in German.

Please note that sufficient knowledge of German is absolutely necessary!


The interviews for the application for the summer semester 2020 will take place in the period of
Thursday, 30.01.2020, until Thursday, 06.02.2020, 
im Architecture Building, Building 20.40, at KIT Campus South.

All applicants who have achieved between 41 and 60 points in the design and project portfolio will be invited. The exact date and place of the meeting will be announced in the invitation, which you will receive by e-mail at least one week before the meeting.

Applicants who are invited to an interview must confirm their participation by registering via a link sent to them immediately after receipt of the invitation, but no later than 24 hours after delivery.

Telephone calls or calls via Skype cannot be made at the moment!


The KIT does not assume any costs arising from the selection interview for the applicants.