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

Study Application

The 2015 application process is on. You will find your notification of acceptance or rejection in your CampusNet account by the end of April.

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

18.04.2015 - 16.08.2015
4 Real & True 2. Wim Wenders. Landschaften. Photographien.
Location: Stiftung Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf

20.04.2015 - 18.00 Uhr
Tor zur Welt. Mobile Architektur
Location: Kunsthaus Hamburg

Künstlergespräch im Rahmen von »Metropolitane Perspektiven«
mit Gvantsa Jiadze, Nicole Lichtenegger, Daniel Pietschmann, Merlin Reichart, Maria Dorothea Weis (Experimentelles Design, HFBK Hamburg). In Kooperation mit Aalto University, Helsinki (MA Curating Managing and Mediating Art)

20.04.2015 - 19.00 Uhr
Location: Central, Berlin

Kinostart des Films von Robert Bramkamp
Produktion und Artdirektion: Susanne Weirich

22.04.2015 - 19.00 Uhr
Location: Büro Stadtkuratorin Hamburg

Stadtgespräch. Metropolitane Perspektiven #11
Jennifer Bennett, Lene Benz, Alice Peragine

23.04.2015 - 17.00 Uhr
Sehsüchte Studentenfilmfestival Potsdam
Location: Filmmuseum Potsdam

Christoph Faulhaber, »Jedes Bild ist ein leeres Bild / Every picture  is an empty picture« (DT/EN, 70 Min.) u.a.

23.04.2015 - 19.00 Uhr
Feminismus und Avantgarde
Location: Kunsthalle Hamburg

Gespräch mit Prof. Dr. Hanne Loreck (HFBK Hamburg) u.a.