General Requirements

  • You have (at least) a bachelor's degree in Graphic Design
  • You are proficient in both spoken and written English
    Non-EU/EEA candidates are required to provide proof of English Language proficiency.
    EU/EEA candidates' English language level will be assessed during their interview/entry examination day.

Specific Requirements

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

  • 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

We ask you to upload the following documents:

  • your letter of motivation
  • your CV (max 2MB in pdf)
  • your portfolio (max 20MB)

    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 20MB

    Application deadline

    All applications need to be received digitally before 1 March.

    You may review and/or adjust your application at any time by logging in with the username and password you will receive. The selection committee will assess your portfolio and motivation and inform you of the outcome before the end of April.
    Every year, Type and Media receives a lot of applications. The total intake capacity of Type and Media is 12 students.

    How to apply - Check the steps