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Scholarships for the 2022 Design Campus Summer School

Vote by: Apr 30, 2022


In 2022, as part of the German Design Graduates initiative, the Design Campus will, for the second time, award three scholarships to workshops at the annual summer school, which runs from mid-July to the end of August. In partnership with the Goethe-Institut, the scholarship holders will also present their work this year at an exhibition as part of the BIO27 Supervernacular satellite program in Ljubljana, which will take place between 27 May and 29 September 2022 and is organized by the Museum of Architecture and Design.




Voting runs until midnight on 30 April on the German Design Graduates (GDG) website.





Thomas A. Geisler
, director of the Museum of Decorative Arts and initiator of the Design Campus, and his team selected 13 young graduates from all participating universities for the shortlist.


The graduates were selected on the basis of their affinity for the material and the extraordinary potential of their theses, as well as their closeness to this year’s programme theme of the Design Campus and the theme of the Biennale.


For the projects presented below, 3 votes can be cast per person. After the end of the voting period, the votes will be counted. The 3 candidates with the simple majority of votes will receive the scholarships.



Design Campus

is an initiative with the purpose of promoting young product design graduates and presenting state-recognised universities, art colleges and universities of applied sciences. GDG and the German Design Council Foundation are bundling their commitment to joint activities with immediate effect and in the future: The aim of growing together is to promote product and industrial design graduates even more strongly and to cooperate more closely with state-recognised German universities, art colleges and universities of applied sciences as well as networking with companies in order to stimulate and promote the transfer between higher education and business with regard to cultural and new developments in the field of design.

Summer school

The Design Campus is the Think Tank and R+D platform of the Kunstgewerbemuseum as part of the Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden. Through its four pillars: the Museum, the School, the Lab, and the Network, the Design Campus will be a space for recalibration and empowerment of creative practitioners to take action on the many changes, challenges and uncertainties of the 21st century.