Incoming Students on exchange programmes
If you are an Incoming student into Faculty 5 on an exchange programme (such as Erasmus), a list of your local contacts is available here. If you do not study at one of our partner universities (listed below), please contact the International Office first to find out if an institutional agreement is possible to allow you to spend a semester or a year at HTW Berlin.
Full-time study candidates from abroad
If you are considering studying the Clothing Technology course on a full-time basis, please refer to our International Applicationssection. You must have a command of the German language at least B2 level in order to study on our course.
Modules in English
HORIZON is the new international programme at HTW Berlin. It is primarily designed for exchange students from our overseas partner universities. Depending on your field of study at home university, you can choose between different thematic tracks delivered in English. The Design and the Fashion tracks are meant for students at Faculty 5.
As an Incoming Student, you have the opportunity to take the following modules in Clothing Technology.
|German as a Foreign Language||4 (mandatory)||winter and summer|
|Cultural Translation – Connecting Europe and Asia from Japan (B20)||5||summer only|
|Introduction to Japanese Culture (AWE)||2||winter and summer|
|Design Thinking and Interdisciplinary Problem Solving (AWE)||2||winter and summer|
|Creative Outdoor Drawing (B5.22)||2||winter and summer|
|Art and Architecture in Berlin (AWE)||2||winter and summer|
|Experiments in Moulded forms (AWE)||2||winter and summer|
|Becoming a Global Graduate (AWE)||2||winter only|
|Introduction to Research Methods and Scientific Writing (BIB1.1)||6||winter and summer|
|Universal Design Thinking (BI 15)||6||winter only|
We are working towards further increasing the number of modules delivered in English in Faculty 5 so please check this site for a latest list before you prepare your application. You may also enroll into modules on other degree courses and/or in other Faculties, subject to availability and consent from a Lecturer or a Course Manager, where these modules are relevant to your degree and when your choice is accepted by your home university's outgoing students Coordinator (via a Learning Agreement).
Should you wish to take modules in German as well, our language level requirement is B2 ( as per the ECFR).
Clothing Technology Partner Universities
We are always happy to receive partnership requests from other institutions. If you represent an overseas university not on the list below and would like to initiate an agreement with HTW Berlin Faculty 5, please send your proposal by e-mail to the Dean of the Faculty, Prof. Katrin Hinz, at firstname.lastname@example.org
|Name of University||City/Country||Teaching Language|
|Obuda University||Budapest, Hungary||Hungarian, English|
|UDESC Universidad do Estado de Santa Catarina||Florianópolis, Brazil||Portuguese, English|
|Université de Haute Alsace||Mulhouse, France||French|
|Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla||Mexico||Spanish|
|Riga Technical University||Riga, Latvia||Latvian, English|
|Tallinn, Estonia||Estonian, English|
|Kwantlen Polytechnic University||Surrey, British Columbia||English|