International Programmes 2022/2023

Master Architectural Lighting Design Master Architectural Lighting Design

Hochschule Wismar - University of Applied Sciences, Technology, Business and Design • Wismar

Master of Arts Lighting Design
Master of Arts Architecture
In cooperation with

King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi, Bangkok/Thailand

Teaching language
  • English


Programme duration
4 semesters
Winter semester
Additional information on beginning, duration and mode of study

Only in winter semester (September)

Application deadline

Application has to be done online from 1 March until 1 May.

Tuition fees per semester in EUR
Combined Master's degree / PhD programme
Joint degree / double degree programme

The contents of the practically-oriented "Master of Architectural Lighting Design" programme is based on two main areas, daylight planning and the planning of artificial light, with human well-being as its focal point. The goal is the conscious integration of lighting design in the creation of the architecture in which we live.

Course organisation

The first phase of the programme focuses on fundamental technical, physical and design principles. The second phase of the programme concentrates on practical work as preparation for later professional activities as well as enhancing the students' technical skills.
At the end of the programme, students are required to submit a Master's thesis, which they must research and complete within ten weeks.

A Diploma supplement will be issued
Integrated internships

The third semester is called the "out of college" semester. That means that the contents of the course of study will be undertaken by the students together with a "practice partner". Programme advisers will assist students in finding an appropriate practice partner. Alternatively, students can study at a foreign university.

Course-specific, integrated German language courses
Course-specific, integrated English language courses
Tuition fees per semester in EUR
Semester contribution

115 EUR

Costs of living

860 EUR per month
260 EUR for accommodation in a dormitory

Funding opportunities within the university
Academic admission requirements

Bachelor's degree in architecture, electrical engineering, design or interior design

You can apply for our Master's degree programme in Architectural Lighting Design if you have a Bachelor’s degree or a German "Diplom" in architecture, interior design, design, or a related course of study with a GPA of at least 2.5 or better (according to German grading system). You can find more information about the application requirements as well as the PDF with FAQ here:

Language requirements

As proof of your language skills, you have to provide a TOEFL 550 or IELTS 6.0 certificate.

Application deadline

Application has to be done online from 1 March until 1 May.

Submit application to

Application has to be done online.

Possibility of finding part-time employment

Possible if students have very good knowledge of the German language


The students at the University Wismar can apply for a place in the halls of residence. Application should be sent directly to "Studentenwerk Rostock". The application forms can be found on the website of "Studentenwerk Rostock":

Career advisory service

The Robert-Schmidt-Institute of Wismar University offers workshops on work possibilities for students and graduates in Germany.

Support for international students and doctoral candidates
  • Welcome event
  • Buddy programme

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