Prepare your documents

To apply for the MFA in gemstones and jewellery, prepare the following documents:

  1. certified copy of your Bachelor Degree
    if not in English or German, supply us with a certified translation.
    Filename: BAdegree.pdf
  2. your complete CV 
    mention also your highschool education  (see also document 9)
    Filename: CV.pdf
  3. portfolio 
    see "How-To prepare your portfolio" - non-compliant portfolios will be rejected!
    Filename: portfolio.pdf
  4. project proposal for your master study in Idar-Oberstein
    The project proposal is an important part of your application and has to be presented on a maximum of three DIN-A4 papers (less is more), describing what you would like to achieve during your MFA course.  The possible content, procedure and outcome of this project are to be presented here under the follwing aspects:
    --> The project proposal should mainly be on what you would like to do and be: your goals, aims and in which directions your professional wishes might take you - also beyond the MFA in IO.
    --> Please do NOT tell us here WHY you would like to do this but 
    --> please explain us about the development of abilities, why these are important to you and where your „dreams for your future“ will take you…!
    --> please do not focus on the result of the master programme in the sense of a body/series of works. 
    Filename: proposal.pdf
  5. letter of motivation 
    on your future studies at the Gemstones and Jewellery Campus
    Filename: motivation.pdf
  6. a copy/scan/photo of your ID or passport
    Filename: ID.pdf or ID.JPG
  7. a certified copy of your Certificate of higher education entrance qualification. 
    Make copies of all pages of the certificate
    if not in English or German, supply us with a certified translation.
    Filename: HEEQcertficate.pdf

  8. for applicants with foreign certificates only
    a copy/scan/photo/screenshot of the proof of payment of 50 € for the examination of foreign certificates.
    If your certificates are not acquired in Germany, you will be charged a fee of 50 € for the examination of foreign certificates. Please transfer this amount plus any transaction fees* to:
          Recipient: Landeshochschulkasse Mainz
          IBAN: DE 25 5500 0000 0055001511
          BIC: MARKDEF 1550
          Bank: Deutsche Bundesbank Branch Mainz
          Reason of payment: 6671-0966-BIR 11113/04, first name and surname, date of birth, I-O
          (so for instance: 6671-0966-BIR 11113/04, Neil Armstrong, 5 Aug. 1930, I-O)
    Please note that your bank may charge transaction fees. Make sure that the university actually receives 50 €. Please ask your bank for such fees.
    Filename: payment.pdf or payment.jpg

Applications to the aptitude test that do not comply with the above mentioned list of documents will not be taken into consideration

After you have prepared the above mentioned files, please proceed to the online application form


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