Online Course Graphic Design

The state-approved graphic design online training courses for anyone who is looking for professional further education in graphics. Our courses of study are the ideal choice for practical and creative design, learning relevant skills and obtaining constructive feedback from design professionals.

OfG online course Graphic Design
  • 100% online - no on-site presence
  • the course content and support is completely in English language (it´s also available in German -> join our German homepage)
  • 12 modules that you complete flexibly in terms of time
  • 199 Euro per module
  • Graduation: Certified Graphic Designer (OfG)
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Graphic Design Online Courses

Study graphic design - a dream job!

Has it always been your dream to be creative? Would you like to work as a graphic designer, design creative concepts, implement ideas and design yourself?

More and more companies see that paying attention to design is an important means of maintaining a competitive edge. Graphic designers play a key role in this area. The task of a graphic designer and the aim of this course is to communicate visual language clearly and intelligibly.

The OfG online course in graphic design is a state approved, extended vocational training distance learning course in graphics. Our courses open up the spectrum of knowledge covering all relevant design and graphic design topics to participants in a comprehensive and understandable manner.

The OfG offers a state approved training course of study in graphic design and communication design. The graphic design online training courses are tailored to current professional requirements and oriented towards practical applications. Basic skills and design-related applications are explained clearly and with an emphasis on practical graphics work.

All course work is carefully tailored to the specific area of knowledge currently under investigation. To this end, we draw on the resources of a large pool of professional graphic designers, media designers and design agencies. This means that OfG students receive top quality practical material and valuable information at first hand from experienced specialists who are permanently in touch with the topic area concerned.

After successful completion, you will have everything in hand to work successfully as a graphic designer.

Turn your vocation into your profession.

Study graphic design and kickstart your creative career!


You can complete the 12 modules of the distance learning program flexibly at your own pace. So you can complete the course for Graphic Design alongside your job or studies as an online continuing education. This is what we specialize in.


At OfG you will implement practical projects under realistic conditions. Our assignments are specifically geared to the respective areas of communication design. You benefit from the know-how of our experienced specialists.

First class

Since 2010, we have been developing and updating our courses in close cooperation with renowned graphic designers, media designers, design and advertising agencies and international companies.

Your graphic design coaches for this course


Marie Steiert



Sina Cristiano


OfG Dozentin Petra Eberbach, Grafikdesign

Petra Eberbach



Frauke Swienty



Gundula Schmidt-Moskob



Karin Meyer-Haussner



Inga Reineck



Svenja Lyon


Curriculum of our Graphic Design online training course

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In each course module, you will submit a practical assignment and receive professional feedback on each.
All the work you create within an OfG course can be used for your own portfolio.

Suitable for

  • Beginners and advanced learners in graphic design who like to join an online training study, to extend their skills and knowledge
  • People who are already employed and who want to learn more
  • People who are already employed and who want to reorientate themselves
  • People with product responsibility in industry, service provision and trade
  • People entering the employment market who are looking for creative openings in graphics
  • People who are interested in graphic design for personal reasons
  • New and established media designers
  • Arts and design students who would like to improve their skills
  • Interns and trainees in advertising and design agencies

Educational objectives

  • Competence in the field of graphic design and visual communication
  • Successful start in or continuation of professional work
  • Capacity to implement ideas visually and creatively
  • Innovative graphics skills, ability to face competition


  • Computer with internet access
  • Creative enthusiasm, mental agility, passion for creating things
  • Basic knowledge in graphics programs (image editing, layout, illustration)

Please note

Our graphic design online training courses are designed to be independent of specific software, and you can complete them using practically any graphics software. It is not a software tutorial.

To successfully complete the online distance learning course, we require a basic knowledge of software such as Adobe CC.

With your OfG certificate of attendance, you can purchase Adobe CC at discounted education prices.

You can also use any other alternative graphics software for this continuing education.

Study graphic design and kickstart your creative career!

Career options

Graphic designer, graphic artist, media designer, communication designer, information designer, web designer, screen designer, interface designer, UX/UI designer, art director, creative director, marketing director ...

Time required

You complete the 12 modules of the online distance learning course with approx. 8 - 10 hours per week (can be flexibly scheduled as required).

The time required for 12 months is approximately 10 hours per week. This corresponds to a workload of approximately 15 ECTS.

You can also complete your OfG course ahead of the planned schedule. To do this, you can have the individual course modules enabled separately, so you can proceed at your own pace.

Your guarantee

  • 14 days right of withdrawal
  • Can be cancelled monthly
  • No hidden costs
  • Lifelong access to all learning content


Certified Graphic Designer (OfG)

State approved

Our online courses are approved by the German national agency for distance learning (Zentralstelle für Fernunterricht, ZFU).

This certifies that course content is complete, correct and appropriately presented to ensure that you can achieve your educational goal (Approval number: 7243512).

Funded by Agentur für Arbeit

This online course is certified according to AZAV and is 100% eligible for funding through the Bildungsgutschein from the Agentur für Arbeit.

Our Kursnet ID is: 13995531.

How to get a job in Graphic Design with your Bildungsgutschein?

Course fee

199 Euro per module
Fees for the entire course (12 modules): 2,388 Euro

Guaranteed: No hidden costs, examination fees or anything else. Free breaks if required. 14-day money-back guarantee.

Course start

1st of April 2024 

Attention: Limited number of participants

Study graphic design and kickstart your creative career!

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100% online, no attendance requirements, no on-campus examinations. No fixed learning times. You decide when you want to learn.

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The course of study is tailored to current professional requirements and oriented towards practical applications.

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We review and analyze every task submitted and will provide you with comprehensive written feedback and constructive suggestions for improvement.

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Your Pace

You can also complete your OfG course faster than normal. To do this, you can have the individual course modules enabled separately, so you can proceed at your own pace.

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Fast Development

Specific assignment design, practical knowledge, current know-how and support from seasoned professionals – those are the ingredients that add up to genuinely useful training courses.

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Lifelong Access

Lifelong access to learning content after completion. The OfG learning content is updated regularly.


Study graphic design and kickstart your creative career!


100% online

No attendance requirements

No on-campus examinations

No fixed learning times

ISO-9001 certified

State approved

Free breaks at any time

Longlife access & updates

Made in Germany