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

From summer 2014 onwards, the HFBK annual exhibition and graduate show will change places in the calendar. This does affect the July event…

Summer Semester

First lectures: 7 April 2014

Study Application

The 2014 application process is on. You will find your notification of acceptance or rejection in your CampusNet account by the end of April.

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 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

24.04.2014 - 18.00 Uhr
ohne funktion – utopie
Location: KM, Berlin

Tillmann Terbuyken

24.04.2014 - 19.00 Uhr
Final Cut
Location: Metropolis Kino, Hamburg

Screening von Ausschnitten aus den HFBK-Abschlussfilmen, die in einem zweitägigen Programm vollständig gezeigt werden.
ca. 22 Uhr Vergabe des Nachwuchsfilmpreises

mit Filmen von Patrick Baumeister, Helge Brumme, Marlene Denningmann, Lisa Dutschmann, Valentin Gagarin, Joachim Glaser, Anna Granas, Greta Gröttrup, Marcus Janke, Eibe Krebs, Navina Neverla, Florian Schneider, Milan Skrobanek, Hannes Stimmann, Ana Trkulja, Heiko Volkmer, Helena Wittmann

Programm »

24.04.2014 - 19.00 Uhr
In A Mist
Location: Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe

Michaela Melián

25.04.2014 - 17.55 Uhr
Location: Junge Kunst Berlin

Willem Julius Müller u.a.


25.04.2014 - 19.00 Uhr
Land in Sicht
Location: Loris - Galerie für zeitgenössische Kunst, Berlin

Sophie Aigner, Nina Wiesnagrotzki u.a.