German International University of Applied Science (GIU AS) offers industry-focused and future-oriented Bachelors and Masters Study Degrees in the following specializations and majors of the Faculty of Design.

English is the Teaching Language

 

Fashion Design

If fashion is your passion, this major may be custom-made for you!

 

(Source: HTW Berlin University of Applied Sciences)
Fashion Design degree program qualifies students in the areas of fashion design, costume design and textile design. It transfers artistic skills and techniques for conception, design and product realization.

Fashion Design concept focusses development and manufacturing, menswear, knitwear, fashion marketing and business management. Students become experts and learn how to analyze consumer trends that ultimately influence inventory purchases. Fashion design Students take courses in studio-style classrooms that give emphasis to individual vision and collective technical fashion skills and techniques. Students will be able to harness their own individual concepts and designs and to function as part of a fashion design team.

 

First Semester
 
Course NameECTS
Form and Material4
Visual Communication5
Still Image4
Visual Techniques2
Digital Media I3
Text Language, Communication6
English AE/AS2
German Language I2

Second Semester

Course NameECTS
Design Basics:
Design methods Trend research, Creativity and Visualization Techniques
10
Fashion Technology  I: 
Pattern Design I and Processing Technology I
10
Design Theory -  Art  - & Design History5
English language AS/SM2
German Language II2

 

Third Semester
 
Course NameECTS
Conceptual Design Basics:
Design process, Trend research, and Visualization, CAD Fashion I
10
Fashion Technology II: 
Pattern Design II and Processing Technology II
5
Textile materials, Research,  Sustainability5
Design Theory: 
Sociology and Costume history
5
English language SM/CPS2
German Language III2
 
Fourh Semester
 
Course NameECTS
Main Collection Project I
(Concept, Prototyping) 
10
Design Short Term Project I5
Fashion Technology III: 
CAD/Fashion II, Portfolio, Technical Drawing
5
CAD-Pattern I,  3 D Prototyping5
English Language CPS/RPW2
German Language IV2
 
Fifth semester
 
Course NameECTS
Advanced Collection Project II:
Elective: Knitting Design or Textile Print II
10
Multi Media and Fashion Event5
Product Management, Calculation5
CAD-Pattern II, Digital Design5
Presentation, Rhetoric, Portfolio5
 
Sixth Semester
 
Course NameECTS
Specialize Collection Project III:
advanced Knitting Design or Advanced Print 3D Design III
15
Design Short Term Project II5
Fashion Management and Marketing8
General Studies: Ethic and Law2
 
Seventh semester
 
Course NameECTS
Practice Phase with Internship20
Practice accompanying course5
Design Discourse5
 
Eighth semester
 
Course NameECTS
Design Theoretical Study7
Bachelor Thesis18
Bachelor seminar/Colloquium5
 
 
ECTS: The European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System
 
*Changes may occur to this curriculum without prior notice.

Industrial Design

Strong in math, science, and art: industrial design combines all three!

In today’s tough consumer-driven markets, global competition is in continuous rise. development cycles are becoming very fast and consumers’ preferences are in rapid and continuous change which made it  crucial for manufacturers to employ industrial designers.

Industrial design guides students in creating, developing and introducing new products and services that improves human experience through solving arising problems and filling market gaps. Industrial design helps employers gain competitive advantages by introducing strong contributors who are capable of linking technical, artistic and human scientific aspects with economic and social interests.

 

First Semester
 
Course NameECTS
Form and Material4
Visual Communication5
Still Image4
Visual Techniques2
Digital Media I3
Text Language, Communication6
English AE/AS2
German Language I2

Second Semester

Course NameECTS
Design Basics I:
Design methods Form-Color-Material-Modeling
10
Design Basics II:
CAD-Engineering-Construction-Prototyping
10
Design Theory -  Art  - & Design History5
English language AS/SM2
German Language II2

 

Third Semester
 
Course NameECTS
Conceptual Design Basics I:
Design process and Visualization
10
Conceptional Design Basic II:
CAD & Prototyping
8
Design Theory: 
Sociology and Costume history
5
English language SM/CPS2
German Language III2
 
Fourh Semester
 
Course NameECTS
Design Main Project I:
Design, Presentation and Documentation
10
Design Short Term Project I5
Material/Sustainable Manufacturing 5
CAD-Pattern I,  3 D Prototyping5
English Language CPS/RPW2
German Language IV2
 
Fifth semester
 
Course NameECTS
Design Main Project II:
Project and Innovation Management
15
Sustainable Design process5
Design Discourse I5
Rhetoric and Portfolio5
 
Sixth Semester
 
Course NameECTS
Design Main Project III:
Business Management 
15
Design - Short - Term Project II5
Universal Design Thinking and intercultural Competence8
General Studies: Ethic and Law2
 
Seventh semester
 
Course NameECTS
Practice Phase with Internship20
Practice accompanying course5
Design Discourse II5
 
Eighth semester
 
Course NameECTS
Design Theoretical Study7
Bachelor Thesis18
Bachelor seminar/Colloquium5
 
 
ECTS: The European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System
 
*Changes may occur to this curriculum without prior notice.