Titelbild für Infoseite “Bachelor Kommunikationsdesign”: Designerin arbeitet am Graphictablet
Bachelors's degree
Titelbild für Infoseite “Bachelor Kommunikationsdesign”: Designerin arbeitet am Graphictablet

Bachelor Kommunikationsdesign* (B.A.)

*Translated: Communications Design. Only available in German

Communications Design - ensures that even complex information and messages are conveyed and understood in various channels. 

# Distance learning

Language : German

Unfolds well: Your career. Study Communications Design.

You want to deal with art, design and creation not only in your private life, but also professionally. And enrich the digital and analogue media landscape with creative ideas. Then you are ready for a career in the creative industry. During your Communication Design studies at the IU International University of Applied Sciences (IU), you will learn what is important in the implementation of creative concepts. You will develop cross-media strategies and get to the heart of complex messages, both visually and in terms of content. In addition, you realise your own projects so that you can later make a successful start in the communication and media landscape with maximum practical relevance.  

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In our free and non-binding information material you will find out everything about:

  • Content of your studies

  • Admission and application

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Your career opportunities. Future-oriented.

Your studies in Communications Design are opening a whole new range of opportunities for you and your career. Be ready to make an impact and to work in an industry as diverse as your learned skills. 

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Communication designer

As a communications designer, you are both the creative and strategic mind behind colourful advertising messages. Your job is to plan, shape, and design media of all kinds, for example, advertisements, posters, and banners for the internet. However, you do much more than just design, you also provide advice to your clients. This involves understanding your client’s communication strategy and being informed on current trends. To work as a communications designer, you should have professional expertise, creativity, a sense of aesthetics, a knack for details, and great communication skills. 

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web designer

Motion designer


Choose how you want to study Communication Design at IU

We offer you a Bachelor's degree in Communication Design at the IU as a distance learning programme. You can study at our virtual campus anywhere in Germany and with 100% flexibility. You choose the time model that suits you best. Your distance learning course lasts between 36 and 72 months. 

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Distance Learning

For maximum freedom - study 100% flexible

You study completely on your own terms. Get the perfect blend of innovative study tools, interactive study formats via video chat (live or on demand) and personal support.

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Thank you for deciding to find out all about your study programme and IU International University of Applied Sciences. Request your study brochure here - free of charge and without obligation.


The most important questions about studying Communication Design


Do you still have questions?

Our free student advisory service has all the answers for you! We take the time to advise you individually and without obligation.

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Together we will find the best solution for your career path.

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Why you should study Communication Design  

In your Communication Design distance learning programme, you will learn the basics of excellent design and deal with numerous media formats. In the process, you will also learn something about yourself, what you like and where exactly your talents lie. After your degree, you can shape your professional future in a targeted way or continue with a Master's degree

With your Bachelor's degree, you gain more freedom of choice, multiply your career opportunities and invest in your skills. In distance learning at IU, you set the pace yourself. Your studies, your schedule. For lifelong learning that's fun for everyone. 

Your IU Studies in Communication Design 

Whether print media, TV, online media, photography, film or UI/UX design: during your Communication Design studies at IU, you will acquire a broad spectrum of theoretical knowledge, application-oriented skills and creative competences. You will get to know all relevant areas of visual and digital communication - and learn which designs have an impact.  

You will apply your theoretical knowledge to numerous practical projects and deepen your knowledge in areas such as audio-visual, didactic, space or cross-media design. For your later work as a communication designer, it is especially important that you present your ideas and results skilfully. You will therefore also train your soft skills during your studies at IU. 

A look into the future: what you will do after graduation  

With your Bachelor's degree in Communication Design, you can work as a freelancer, set up a design studio or use your talents for companies and organisations. Creative communication designers are behind, among other things, advertising messages that make an impression, illustrations in various media and the design of elegant websites. 

Once you have some work experience, you can move up to more senior positions. As an academic, you have better chances in this regard. You also have the opportunity to continue your studies after your Bachelor's degree.  

Awards, accreditations and certifications

IU Internationale Hochschule ist seit 1999 eine staatlich anerkannte HochschuleIU Internationale Hochschule ist vom Wissenschaftsrat akkreditiertIU Internationale Hochschule ist zugelassen für FernunterrichtIU Internationale Hochschule erhält beim StudyCheck-Award 2023 die Auszeichnung „Top Hochschule in Deutschland“