The first year is open to all students who have completed higher education (French Bac equivalent). To begin directly in the 2nd or 3rd year program students have to complete an entrance test. Admission to the 4th year Masters Degree program is only possible after an admissions interview and validation of design portfolio.
1st year application process
If you would like to apply for the 1st year study program at Penninghen please fill out the applications form. This form provides a list of all the required documents, an administration document, internal regulations of the school and contract. There is no pre-selection process.
2nd year applications
Students can apply for the 2nd year in the Graphic Design or Interior Architecture program by taking part in an entrance exam held at the school in June every year. Students must provide a portfolio of their work clearly demonstrating design skills and drawing techniques within the Graphic Design, Visual Communication and/or Interior Architecture fields. On the day students will also be asked to complete a variety of artistic tasks in order to evaluate their artistic level.
3rd or 4th year applications
Students who would like to apply for the 3rd or 4th year program must provide a portfolio of their design work and complete an interview conducted by the school management. Students must provide a portfolio of their work clearly demonstrating design skills and drawing techniques within the Graphic Design, Visual Communication and/or Interior Architecture fields depending on the chosen study program.