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

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

20.10.2016 - 19.30 Uhr
Roman Schramm
Location: Barlach Halle K, Hamburg

21.10.2016 - 16.00 Uhr
_innen Kick-Off
Location: Westwerk, Hamburg

Party ab 22 Uhr
Pola Fendel, Clara Palmberger-Süße, Anne Stiefel u.a.


21.10.2016 - 21.00 Uhr
Music From High Wires #4
Location: Kampnagel, Hamburg

22.10.2016 - 19.00 Uhr
SwingBy 2 - COPS + E.R.
Location: Poolhaus Blankenese, Hamburg

COPS (Katja Lell, Jennifer Bennett u.a.) + Ehsan Soheyli Rad

23.10.2016 - 15.30 Uhr
Das helle Zimmer
Location: St. Petri zu Lübeck

Sophie Schweighart
im Rahmen des Ausstellungsprogramms »Double Act«