Study photography with professionals in Berlin

Hello creative people of the world! Take your chance to get deep into photography. Study in small classes and benefit from experienced lecturers and internationally renowned photographers.

How Do You Want To Study?

3-Month Course

If you are interested in a 3-Month Course, you can check out what’s on offer here. All basic courses are suitable for beginners and require no previous photographic knowledge.

The advanced courses are aimed at photographers with some experience and previous knowledge.

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Online Course

Would you like to study from the comfort of your own home and determine your own study times?

Then the online course IMPROVE YOUR PHOTOGRAPHY is just right for you. Every third day for one month you will receive a new lesson on the most important applications of photography. Each lesson includes many interesting facts, explanations of contexts and image examples. You will also receive challenging tasks that will help you to improve your photographic skills in a fun way.

Are you interested? Then sign up right away for the FREE TOUR...

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Full Study Program

We offer a Full Study Program in which you will learn all the important photographic basics within 2 years and acquire the skills for a professional approach to photography through assignments across the many uses of photography. Afterwards, you can deepen your photographic knowledge in the Masterclass with a project of your choice. 

Applications for the Full Study Program can be submitted at any time. Courses start in August, November and March.

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What others say

"I highly recommend IPS if you want to be part of a very creative photographer-community. Surrounded by inspiring people, you grow and find your path!"

Charlotte Clemensen, Danmark, 2022

"I have a new perspective on photography now, especially due to the fact that the course was INTERNATIONAL."

Daria Biliak, Ukraine, 2014/2015

"You will become a much stronger photographer after taking this course, learning from experts across the field."

Harriet B., England, 2022

Upcoming Courses

Studio and Staged Photography

17 April 2023

Photo: Lotte Thor / Edda Petursdottir
Photo: Lotte Thor / Edda Petursdottir

Documentary Practices in Photography

18 April 2023

Photo: Michael Lange
Photo: Michael Lange

Activating Your Archive

9 February 2023

Photo: Hengame Hosseini
Photo: Hengame Hosseini

Study Trip to Mexico City

16 July 2023

Photo: Marc Volk
Photo: Marc Volk

Digital Imaging and Narrative Photography

20 November 2023

Photo: Maria Larrea
Photo: Maria Larrea


20 April 2023

Photo: Michael Lange
Photo: Michael Lange

The Photobook

21 November 2023

Photo: Pervin Donmez
Photo: Pervin Donmez

Individual Lesson

Photo: Marc Volk
Photo: Marc Volk