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

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Artistic and Cultural Orientation

The pre-study program for asylum seekers and refugees at HFBK Hamburg has started with a two-week language course. About 20 participants join the program.

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

31.05.2016 - 06.06.2016
32. Internationales Kurz Film Festival Hamburg
Location: Hamburg

Carly May Borgstrom »A White Bright Light«, Karsten Krause »Arrangement of Skin«, Ivan Salatic »Dvorista/ Backyards«, Steffen Goldkamp »L'été espéré«, Nicolaas Schmidt »Compare«, Marko Mijatovic »Stadt der Elefanten« u.a.

31.05.2016 - 18.00 Uhr
Folgendes: Extra. Ordinary Days
Location: HFBK Hamburg, Folgendes-Projektraum (2. Stock)

Götz Sommer
18.15 Uhr im Künstlergespräch mit Andrea Becker-Weimann und Wiebke Schwarzhans

01.06.2016 - 18.00 Uhr
Außerhalb des Bücherregals - Künstlerbücher aus der HFBK Hamburg
Location: Fett 6, Hamburg

Phuangsoi Aksornsawang, Luca Borsato, Elisa Goldammer, Maik Gräf, Silke Grossman, Almut Hilf, Adrian Höllger, Yu-Ling Hsueh, Conrad Hübbe, Georg Kussmann, Yinyi Li, Materialverlag der HFBK, Eva Michallik, Hayato Mizutani, Carolin Rauen, Kristina Savutina, Jenny Schäfer, Rebekka Seubert, Laslo Strong, Yuki Terasaka, Hanne Viehmann

01.06.2016 - 19.00 Uhr
»Standstellen | Schreitsockel«
Location: Kestnergesellschaft, Hannover

Vortragsabend und Künstlergespräch mit Franz Erhard Walther im Rahmen der Ausstellung »Stellung nehmen«

02.06.2016 - 18.00 Uhr
Location: Galerie der HFBK Hamburg