International connections through guest speakers and exchange programmes.
The BTK Academy of Design regularly invites well-known personalities from the fields of
Advertising and Design to give lectures in the Academy. For example, David Carson,
Alessio Leonardi, Norbert Bunge, Christoph Lauenstein (animation film Oscar-winner), Holger Matthies, Uwe Lösch, Reinhard Springer (Springer & Jacoby), Lars
Kilansder (Otto Versand), Francoise Chalet and many others have given lectures in the Academy.
As part of the international development of communications design, the BTK Academy of Design organises exchange programmes for our students and lecturers with other Graphic Design academies, for example the University of East London (UEL) in London, der French Graphic Design School AXE SUD in Marseille und the Konstskola Artschool in Göteborg..