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

Grants for International Students

Non-German HFBK students may now apply for achievement grants as well as for the DAAD prize.

Application deadline:
27. October 2014.

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

23.10.2014 - 20.00 Uhr
Abend der Erinnerung: Schlinge und Kristall sind aus dem gleichen Druck entstanden
Location: Immanuelkirche Veddel, Hamburg

Eine Buchpräsentation von Adnan Softic im Rahmen des NEW HAMBURG-Festivals. Anschließend Konzert STEAUA DE MARE

24.10.2014 - 18.00 Uhr
Trickfilmabend in der Von der Heydt-Kunsthalle
Location: Von der Heydt-Kunsthalle, Wuppertal-Barmen

Künstlerische Animationsfilme von Ute Janssen u.a.

25.10.2014 - 20.00 Uhr
Die Verzeihung des Opfers
Location: Opera stabile, Staatsoper Hamburg

im Rahmen der experimentellen Reihe »Black Box 20_21«
Ausstattung: Swen-Erik Scheuerling
Weitere Aufführungen: 28./ 30. Oktober, 1. November 2014

27.10.2014 - 18.00 Uhr
Off The Rails: Boran Burchhardt
Location: Kunsthaus Hamburg

im Gespräch mit Britta Peters, im Rahmen der Ausstellung »Krankheit als Metapher. Das Irre im Garten der Arten«