Admission requirements

General Requirements

  • Candidates must be BA or MA graduates of an art or design academy or an equivalent education
  • Level of English: IELTS 6 or TOEFL 83-internet based test

Specific Requirements

To apply for the Master Type and Media you must meet the following criteria:

  • You have (at least) a bachelor degree in graphic design
  • You have sufficient practical experience in typography and design
  • You are able to write about your motivation for joining the master programme
  • You have a convincing portfolio of graphic design and typographic design
  • Your portfolio contains examples of calligraphy, lettering and type design
  • You can document your fascination for type design, typography and different media
  • You are acquainted with developments in the field of type design

Advice on your digital portfolio

Your digital portfolio needs to demonstrate your motivation and interest in type design and typography. The portfolio should give a good insight into your way of thinking.

We’re not necessarily looking for finished products (as you would show a client for instance) but rather we want to see the process of your design work. So please include sketches, half products, intermediates and development steps for a variety of projects.

File specifications: PDF, not larger than 10MB, no animations or transitions.


Application procedure for the Master Type and Media opens in October 2017.
All applications need to be received digitally before the end of January 2018.

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