Art Academy Hamburg / Germany

Welcome to HFBK — the University of Fine Arts of Hamburg, Germany

The Hochschule für bildende Künste (HFBK) is an institution of higher artistic and scientific education. With its wide range of subjects, the HFBK offers the opportunity to study for interdisciplinary artistic and scientific qualifications. Students work in studios and are extensively supported by art and science tutors in seminars and in individual and group tutorials... /more

Hands Off Our Revolution

In response to the »rise of the right wing across Germany, Europe, and elsewhere,« the class of Adam Broomberg & Oliver Chanarin began working to protest xenophobia, misogyny, racism, and intolerance.

Artistic and Cultural Orientation

The single-semester pre-study program for asylum seekers and refugees who may later wish to apply to study fine arts will start on 26 September. The program participants will engage with traditions of thought in Western art, culture, and society.

The social network site is an experiment in maximizing the potential of the Internet for the special situation of an art university, and for translating analogue into digital.

So, get involved and join the conversation!

Graduate Program »Aesthetics of the Virtual«

HFBK Hamburg is offering places to ten doctoral students as of January 2015 as part of a three-year graduate program. It allows not only for academic doctorates but also the kind of PhDs in which the artistic aspect plays a major role.

HFBK Hamburg launched international »Art School Alliance«

In 2010 started off the international exchange program, founded on the initiative of the HFBK Hamburg and the Alfred Toepfer Stiftung F.V.S. It allows 12 international art students a year to live and study in Hamburg without paying rent or study fees. In exchange, up to 12 HFBK students may... /more

Master of Fine Arts at HFBK Hamburg

In 2008, the University of Fine Arts (HFBK) Hamburg introduced the »Master of Fine Arts«, a unique degree course within the German art academy scene. Artists already holding a university degree are here given the unique opportunity of further enhancing their artistic and practical profile at an advanced specialist and academic level. The interdisciplinary degree encompasses all of the artistic and theoretical subjects, such as painting, sculpture, mixed media, film, photography, design, graphic art, stage design, art theory, and art history... /more


Dates | Openings | Events

23.01.2017 - 18.00 Uhr
Location: HEFT, Karolinenstraße 2a, Haus 4, Hamburg

DJ Sandwich legt seine besten Hip Hop-Platten auf

24.01.2017 - 19.00 Uhr
Ein Haus in Ninh Hoa (Deutschland/Vietnam 2016, 108 Min.)
Location: Abaton Kino, Hamburg

Dokumentarfilm von Nguyen Phuong-Dan und Philip Widmann, Filmvorstellung mit den Regisseuren

26.01.2017 - 18.00 Uhr
Geordneter Rückzug
Location: Galerie Conradi, Brüssel

Steffen Zillig

27.01.2017 - 19.00 Uhr
Les Beaux Jours d’Aranjuez (D/F 2016, 97 Min.)

Spielfilm von Wim Wenders
Kinostart in Deutschland

27.01.2017 - 19.00 Uhr
The History Show
Location: Kunstverein in Hamburg

3 Hamburger Frauen, Werner Büttner, Beate Gütschow, Burk Koller, Katrin Mayer, Klasse Marjetica Potrč (MacKenzie Boomer, Xin Cheng, Lisa Eggert, Lea Kirstein, Robert Köpke, William Schwartz, Kathrin Sohlbach, Mana Stahl, Julia Wycisk, Finn Brüggemann, Nuriye Tohermes), Franz Erhard Walther u.a.