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 2016 application process is now on.

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

12.02.2016 - 18.00 Uhr
Location: Eigen + Art Lab, Berlin

Lars Hinrichs u.a.

12.02.2016 - 18.00 Uhr
Internationaler Neujahrsempfang im Salon des Hauses Seepferdchen
Location: Öl Frueh Residenz / Haus Seepferdchen, Bullerdeich 7, Hamburg

Claudia Apel, Jennifer Bennett, Birgit Brandis, We are visual, Veronika Gabel, Simon Hehemann, Verena Issel, Zinu Kim, Sebastian Kubersky, Jil Lahr, Monika Michalko, Stefan Mildenberger, Sandra Poppe, Hans Saylors, Phillip Schewe, Patrick Sellmann, Peter Sempel, Malte Urbschat, Olaf Wolters u.a.

12.02.2016 - 21.00 Uhr
Sustainable Skip Storage
Location: Kampnagel, Hamburg

Audio-Installation von Thomas Baldischwyler im Rahmen von »Phuong-Dan presents: Music from High Wires #1«

13.02.2016 - 20.00 Uhr
Ein Dialog über die malerische Geste und den Status des Gemäldes im digitalen Zeitalter
Location: Elektrohaus, Hamburg

Sebastian Ritschel u.a.

14.02.2016 - 19.00 Uhr
Kombi 4
Location: Kunstquartier Bethanien, Berlin

Daniel Hopp, Denis Kudrjasov u.a.