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

Mensa summer break

The HFBK cafeteria is currently closed for reconstruction. Presumably on 12 October, 2015, service will be resumed by a new operating company.

Symposium »Visuality and Abstraction«

Call for papers and artistic contributions — the Symposium will take place on February 5/6, 2016, at HFBK Hamburg. It is part of the postgraduate programme »Aesthetics of the Virtual«.

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

10.10.2015 - 16.00 Uhr
Immobilized Posture
Location: Wassermühle Trittau

Ida Lennartsson

12.10.2015 - 19.30 Uhr
Von den Grenzen der Kunst: Curating Theater
Location: Kunsthaus Hamburg

Gespräch mit Knut Klaßen, Michaela Melián u.a.
im Rahmen der Reihe »Off the Rails«

14.10.2015 - 18.00 Uhr
Location: HFBK Hamburg, Lerchenfeld 2, Aula

Eröffnung des akademischen Jahres 2015/16

Semestereröffnung »

14.10.2015 - 19.00 Uhr
Der Wind raucht mit
Location: Bräuning Contemporary, Hamburg

Phillip Ackermann, Daniel Hauptmann, Franz Helffenstein, Timon Schmolling, Stefan Vogel, Lukas Schneider, Sebastian Wiegand

kuratiert von Christoph Wüstenhagen

14.10.2015 - 19.30 Uhr
Plansequenzen. Kurzfilme und Zeichnungen 2008–2015
Location: HFBK Hamburg, Lerchenfeld 2, Raum 213

Sonja Dürscheid