Creative minds from around the globe, join us to study in Berlin and meet artists and creatives from around the world! Here you will have the chance to challenge your perception, transitional and communicational skills, explore artistic perspectives and creatively express yourself in workshops across a wide range of artistic disciplines.

Passionate teachers will guide you through the process of developing your artistic voice and visual language, to realize your ideas and share them with like-minded people by building a network that might be relevant for your future projects.

Get inspired by the unique atmosphere, explore your interests and dive into the metropolis of creativity at one of the biggest and most multifaceted universities of the arts in Europe.

To download the flyer for our programme of 2020 click here.

As for many others, the current situation with the coronavirus took us all by surprise and impacts the way we work and plan our upcoming summer programme. Like all Berlin universities, the Berlin University of the Arts has shifted to the emergency presence to counteract the spread of the coronavirus and to take further preventive measures for its university members. Even though we were looking forward to welcoming you in Berlin and the beautiful buildings of the UDK, we have to ensure the safety of all our participants and lecturers. 

This is why the courses that start before July 20th won't take place in the presence mode. We are currently trying to figure out whether the courses affected by these measures can be adapted and replaced with online formats. 

For more information please visit FAQs Coronavirus on our website. 

Since things are changing quickly these days, we will keep you posted about upcoming changes on Facebook and on our Newsletter. Of course, we will contact and inform you personally in case you have already booked one of the affected courses.  

Get to know the Berlin Summer University of the Arts

The Summer University of the Arts is home to a multitude of workshops and courses incorporating all disciplines of the Berlin University of the Arts: Performing Arts, Fine Arts, Design and Music, Creative Entrepreneurship, Self Marketing and Arts Management.

Opera Audition Masterclass: Participant Interview

Are you aimed to performing in a German speaking opera house? These high-level course with an excellent concept and team will help young singers to prepare for this demanding profession. The focus will particularly lie on how to audition but also many other important aspects of the theatre life will be covered, eg. repertoire choices, interpretation and insights to the selection criteria for the agents and opera houses themselves.

Berlin Summer University of the Arts on Instagram

Dear all, we are happy to come back after a long break and welcome Marina Becker who, as you already know, designed a wonderful poster for the Berlin Summer University of the Arts 2020. The poster is ready to go into print and Marina kindly agreed to take over BSUA‘s Instagram for a couple of days and walk us through the production process.

Read more about us on our Instagram page @berlinsummeruniversity


"The course helped me to gain a lot of experience in sound which I didn't have before and prepared me for my sound art career academically. The teacher and classmates were really great. We worked both independently and in teams. I came there without any technical knowledge and it was great that people from different background could work together and support each other."

 — a participant of TRANZIT ZONE PAVILLION workshop

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