Artist Training Berlin (2022-2024)

The Counseling Centre Artist Training Berlin offers initial consultation and referral for all fields at the University of Arts Berlin. The Counseling Centre is connected to the International Office, the Intercultural Mentoring, the General Student Counselling Office and the Equal Opportunities Commissioner of the UdK Berlin. The goal is to find tailor-made offers and contact persons for prospective students, students, researchers and professional artists with refugee backgrounds.




#Open Consultation wednesdays 10-11 am

Artist Training Berlin offers initial consultation for artists in exile in Berlin on the following topics:

- Continuation of artistic or creative studies as well as scientific career at the UdK Berlin

- Self-presentation as an artist

- Positioning to the labour market as a freelancer

- Networking in the artistic and creative fields

- Applying for artist or project funding

Contact: Berlin Career College of the UdK Berlin, Bundesallee 1-12, 10719 Berlin, room 161 / +49 30 3185 2710 /


#Workshop-Reihe “How to Study at UdK Berlin”

The new workshop series of the Artist Training Berlin "How to Study at UdK Berlin" provides further information about the offers at UdK Berlin in May 2022 for artist in exile. Four online workshops are in collaboration with the International Office, Student Office and Common Ground. Registration: artisttraining-ziw[at]

Fakultät Musik und Jazz-Institut Berlin: How to Study Music at UdK Berlin? am 6 Mai 2022 10 am – 1 pm


with Lilia Ushakova / Institut für Musikwissenschaft, Musiktheorie, Komposition und Musikübertragung

Fakultät Darstellende Kunst und das Hochschulübergreifende Zentrum Tanz Berlin: How to Study Performing Arts and Dance? am 10 Mai 2022 10 am – 1 pm 


with Eva-Maria Hoerster / HZT Berlin

Fakultät Gestaltung: How to Study Design, Art & Media, (Visual) Communication and Architecture at UdK Berlin? am 17 Mai 2022 10 am – 1 pm


with Sebastian Müller-Tiburtius / Institut für Produktdesign

Fakultät Bildende Kunst: How to Study Fine Arts at UdK Berlin? 24 Mai 2022 10 am – 1 pm


with Claudia Hummel / Institut für Kunst im Kontext and Mathilde ter Heijne / Institut für Kunst



The Winner of the Open Call Artist Training Prize 2022 for artists in exile of the programme Artist Training and Common Ground is Abeer Mohamed with "Unfamiliar". UdK Artist Training and Common Ground Initiative would like to showcase one artistic work by our alumni at UdK Open Days (Rundgang) on July 23 and 24, a firmly established event in Berlin‘s culture summer! The prize of 2,500 € is a community award and was selected by the participants of the Artist Training Pitch on 23 June 2022.



Head of program: Dr. Melanie Waldheim 


The project Artist Training Berlin is funded by the Senate Department for Higher Education and Research, Health, Long-Term Care and Gender Equality from Berlin.


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