Application

To apply please complete the application form and upload your CV and portfolio (max. 45 pictures) as a PDF (max. 5mb).

Fees for a 3-Month Course

School fee for a Basic Course: EUR 1650,00
(1 term of 20 teaching days)

School fee for an Advanced Course: EUR 1650,00
(1 term of 20 teaching days)

The school fees must be paid before the start of the course. Registration for the course will only be made once the school fee has been paid in full.

The participation in any Basic Course requires no prior photographic knowledge. Students should be open to engage in new technical and theoretical approaches to making their work. Students signing up for Advanced Courses should be familiar with technical processes and have some experience in working with photographic themes.

Fees for the Full Study Program

Annual school fee for the Basic Class: EUR 4500.00
(3 terms of 20 teaching days: 60 days)

Annual school fee for the Advanced Class: EUR 4500.00
(3 terms of 20 teaching days: 60 days)

Annual school fee for the Masterclass: EUR 2500.00
(3 terms of 10 teaching days: 30 days)

Students have the option of paying the tuition fees for the academic year either in one installment or at the beginning of each term.
(School fee per term for the Basic Class and Advanced Class: EUR 1650.00)

The school fees must be paid before the start of the term. Registration for the course will only be made once the school fee has been paid in full.

The Full Study Program consist of 3 different Basic Courses in the first year and 3 Advanced Courses in the second year. Subsequently, participation in the Masterclass is possible to realize an individual photographic project. Students are able to take breaks between semesters as required.

Fees for a Webinar

School fee for the Webinar "On German and Mexican Photography": EUR 260,00
(6 teaching days)

The school fees must be paid before the start of the course. Registration for the course will only be made once the school fee has been paid in full.

The Webinar is aimed at all interested people and does not require any special photographic training. Nevertheless, the most suitable candidates will be selected in a fair application process. To participate in this unique webinar, all you need is an efficiently enough computer and a high-speed network connection plus webcam and a headset.

Fees for an Online Course

School fee for the Basic Online Course: EUR 850,00
(1 term of 20 teaching days)

The school fees must be paid before the start of the course. Registration for the course will only be made once the school fee has been paid in full.

The Online Basic Course is aimed at all interested people and does not require any special photographic training. Nevertheless, the most suitable candidates will be selected in a fair application process. To participate in this unique webinar, all you need is an efficiently enough computer with Adobe Lightroom and a high-speed network connection plus webcam, headset and a digital camera with manual settings.

Admission process & more

Once we have received your complete application documents, you will receive a confirmation of receipt. Selected applicants will be invited to an interview.

Interviewees should bring a portfolio with 20-50 photographs (maximum size 30x40cm) for discussion. The final decision on admission will be made on the basis of submitted photographs and the interview. Interviews via Skype / FaceTime/WhatsApp are available upon request for applicants from overseas.

If your application was successful, you will receive a contract with the payment details. You may pay in cash or transfer the money on the school's account.

 

Please note
All classes in this course are taught in English.
School fees can change from year to year.

International students
International Photography School is unable to help students obtain a study visa. Non-EU foreigners usually only receive a study visa for attending a full-time course, which we cannot offer. With a 3-month tourist visa, participating in a course for one term is possible.

Photo: Maria Jauregui Ponte
Photo: Maria Jauregui Ponte
Photo: Marc Volk
Photo: Marc Volk
Photogram: Marc Volk
Photogram: Marc Volk
Photo: Maria Jauregui Ponte
Photo: Maria Jauregui Ponte
Photo: Marc Volk
Photo: Marc Volk

Application form

To apply please complete this form and upload your resume as a PDF (max 5mb) and your portfolio as a PDF (15-45 pictures, max 5mb)

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Short letter of motivation

Since when do you want to study photography seriously?
What do you want to achieve with your photography?
What are your expectations concerning the program of the International Photography School?

If you encounter any problems filling in the form or prefer to apply via mail or email, you can use this PDF application form and send your motivation letter and your resume to:

International Photography School
c/o ufaFabrik
Viktoriastr. 10-18
12105 Berlin
application@ips-berlin.org

When applying by post, the postmark date will be considered the official date of dispatch.