Welcome to the website of the HMKW Design Department!

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Read student and graduate testimonials about their studies, apprenticeships or Design-related jobs as young professionals.

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The practice-oriented studies at HMKW offer the chance to work on real-life projects, some of which are realized with external partners.

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Our Bachelor’s and Master’s theses show our students’ talent and the quality of our curricula and teaching.

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In the first online semester in 2020 the Design Department at HMKW Berlin built this website for their virtual semester exhibition.

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Winter show 2020/21

The Design Department at HMKW Frankfurt was the first to show their semester projects online during the winter semester 2020/21.

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The Design Department of HMKW’s Cologne campus, too, presented their semester projects and latest theses online in February 2021.

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