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

05.12.2016 - 14.00 Uhr
Selbstorganisation nach dem Studium
Location: HFBK Hamburg, Raum 229

Seminartag im Rahmen der Reihe »Butter bei die Fische« der Hamburg Kreativ Gesellschaft zu unterschiedlichen Themen der Professionalisierung in künstlerischen Berufen

05.12.2016 - 19.30 Uhr
Bewerber*innen für das Hamburger Arbeitsstipendium 2017
Location: Kunsthaus Hamburg

Lukas Bleuel, Kirstin Burckhardt, Veronika Gabel, Amelie Zadeh, Jonas Kolenc, Stefan Mildenberger, André Mulzer, Sven Neygenfind, Alice Peragine, Dagmar Rauwald, Doris Margarete Schmidt, Aleen Solari, Felix Thiele, Robert Vellekoop, Tilman Walther u.a.

06.12.2016 - 19.00 Uhr
Das ist der Gipfel der Hoheit!
Location: Galerie Melike Bilir, Hamburg

Simon Starke liest Nancy im Rahmen der Ausstellung »Abstract Anymals«

08.12.2016 - 20.00 Uhr
Dreifache Book-Release
Location: UdK Berlin, Alte Bibliothek

Buchpräsentation u.a. von »Vom Anfangen«, Hrsg. Susanne Lorenz u.a., Textem Verlag 2016, mit Beiträgen von Michaela Ott, Adrienne Goehler, Susanne Lorenz u.a.

11.01.2017 - 18.00 Uhr
Die Digitalisierung und die Evolution der Kunst
Location: HFBK Hamburg, Lerchenfeld 2, Raum 229 (Hörsaal)

Julia Voss (Kritikerin FAZ)
Vortrag in der Reihe »spiel/raum:kunst«
Moderation: Michael Diers
Nachgespräch: 12. Januar 2017, 10 Uhr, Raum 213 a/b

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