The Master program »Integrated Design Research« welcomes design professionals with a research interest in a specific topic, problem, or challenge from an integrated and interdisciplinary perspective. This brings together experienced, open-minded and critical students from all over the world willing to contribute to a dynamic setting of learning, analysis, critical reflection and inquiry, conducting experiments and interdisciplinary research, in order to develop their specific design contributions.
We invite applicants looking to immerse themselves in an integrated, research- and practice-based design process within our newly established thematic clusters:
- Material Systems & Lab Culture
- Social & Public Innovation
- Urban Intensities & Resources
- Visual Cultures & Politics
The TH Köln application portal will be open between in April 2024 (dates will follow end of 2023).
In order to apply, please register within the application period and upload your documents here.
International students: If you do not have German citizenship and/or do not hold a German undergraduate degree that is related to the Master degree Integrated Design Research, you additionally must apply to uni-assist. All details are listed below (See headline “For international applicants”).
Even more questions? Check out our FAQs or join our Meet+Greet to talk to our staff, students and one of the heads of the study program! The Meet+Greet is an interactive format that allows you to ask questions and get familiar with questions of other applicants. The dates are always published at the beginning of each application phase. You’ll need a computer with a microphone and a camera, as well as a stable internet connection.
All questions regarding the KISD application can be directed to the application team: firstname.lastname@example.org
All questions regarding uni-assist, visa and English certification can be directed to the TH Köln Department of International Affairs: email@example.com