Master Scenographic Design and Communication with problems like...
  • How can I design museum and exhibition rooms across different media?
  • How can I create narrative qualities in film, theatre and stage spaces?
  • What potential does the scenographic design of public spaces offer with regard to shaping social developments?
  • What scenographic communication strategies are relevant for the future?

Scenographic Design and Communication

Scenographic Design and Communication

is unique because...
there is freedom to experiment with individual projects, as well as interdisciplinary teamwork on concrete implementations of budgeted third-party funded projects in collaboration with external partners. academic modules accompany and reflect the programme up to the master's project.

The curriculum offers specialisation in:

  • exhibition
  • museum
  • art for public spaces
  • stage

Additional information:

Who is a perfect match?

Who is a perfect match?

...shall provide:
experimenting and interdisciplinarity

…are interested in:
exploring artistic design regardless of the media chosen and numerous tasks

…have to struggle through:
design, planning, and implementation processes, individually and in teams

→ more information about the profil of requirements

Graduates of this master course find their job opportunities:

  • exhibition design
  • museum, trade fair, and exposition design
  • scenographic design in film and theatre
  • stage design
  • design of virtual spaces
  • art for public spaces
  • interior and shop design

What do I need?

What do I need?

A degree...
in a design or academic (German) Diplom or a bachelor’s programme is obligatory.

An aptitude assessment...
is conducted at the University of Applied Sciences and Art Dortmund (FH Dortmund) in a two-stage procedure.
The artistic and creative aptitude requires an application. Admission to the procedure requires registration by December 15 (Summer semester) or May 15 (Winter semester).

→ see total prerequisites for admission

And what else?
A stay abroad during the course of the programme is desirable!
Overview: All contacts to institutions of higher education worldwide

Who can help me?

Who can help me?

Student Advisory Service
The Team: contact and office hours
P 0231 9112-8965

Course director
Office of the Faculty of Design
Max-Ophüls-Platz 2, Room E 45
P 0231 9112-9426 oder -9447
Contact details and office hours


Degree Master of Arts (M.A.)
Start of studies Winter and summer semester
Regular course duration 3 semesters
Classroom language german/english
Admission Restriction unrestricted
Semester contribution € 314,38
Application EU nationals
Winter semester:
Sommer semester:
Beginning of December until 15.01.