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Bachelor programme Interior Design

Start of degree: Winter semester
Application period: May 1st until May 31st.
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Period of studies: 6 semesters
Degree: Bachelor of Arts (BA.)
Master programme: IMIAD

Short description / Profile of the programme

The six semester Bachelor programme in Interior Design at the HFT Stuttgart aims to train practical and creative interior designers with the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree. Interior design is always closely linked to the tasks and questions of holistic architecture, therefore in the training as an interior designer, the elements of building, interior and features as well as furniture are dealt with Interior design is always closely linked to the tasks and questions of holistic architecture. Therefore topics like buildings, interiors and features as well as furniture are part of the training as an interior designer. The Bachelor programme enables training as a generalist by teaching well-grounded, technical, artistic and organisational knowledge.

Structure of the programme

The degree is divided into the foundation course (semester 1 und 2) and a main course (semester 3 to 6). It has a modular structure and encompasses a total of 180 credit points. Within the first two semesters, the general principles are taught.

The main course encompasses semesters 3 to 6, including the "External studies" (optionally semester 4 or semester 5). This external semester offers the possibility for the students to gain job related experience in a practical placement, supervised by the university, or study at one of the partner universities abroad. The modules from the foundation course will be built on in the main course. In semester 6, the Bachelor's thesis is completed. Here the students show that they can independently and professionally solve a task from the subject of interior design within a specified period of time. The editing time is 7 weeks.


The entry requirement for the programme in Interior Design is a general university entrance qualification, a subject related university entrance qualification or a University of Applied Sciences entrance qualification.


On successful completion of the Bachelor programme in Interior Design, it is possible to go on to the Master programme IMIAD. The interlinking of teaching and practice in the degree ensures that the graduates acquire excellent specialist knowledge and have the skills to apply methods and knowledge in a targeted manner at the same time.

International partner universities

For students of the Bachelor programme in Interior Design, there are worldwide contacts to a total of 14 partner universities. The academic international office of the university is available to help you with the preparation and planning of a semester abroad. You can find an up to date list of partner universities on the homepage.


The accreditation council of ASIIN assessed the new Bachelor programme in Interior Design in an external audit. The programme was successfully accredited.


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