Fine Art Universities in Germany



Photography Studies in Europe

On this platform various study courses in photography get the chance to introduce themselves. The information all around photography and its respective studies are supposed to give those who are interested an overview concerning the numerous possibilities in this area. Link

Freie Kunstschule Stuttgart

Founded in 1927 by the the pioneer of abstraction, Adolf Hölzel and his pupil August Ludwig Schmitt. It is the oldest non-governmental academy for art and design in Germany. Link

Freie Kunstschule Hamburg (FIU)

Studies of art, interdisciplinary research and social plastic in Hamburg.



The Ruhrakademie is one of the oldest private training institutes for design, art and media in NRW. 32 years ago, the Ruhrakademie was founded by Professor Jürgen Störr and his wife Roswitha Störr. Link

UDK – Berlin University of the Arts

Berlin University of the Arts is one of the biggest, most diversified and traditional universities of the arts in the world.


The weißensee academy of art berlin 

To engage with themes and develop ideas, students are offered a broad range of courses in theory as well as opportunities to do practical as well as project-oriented work.  Link

Academy of fine arts Dresden

Each year, nearly 600 students attend the Dresden Academy of Fine Arts to study Fine Art, Art Technology and Conservation Science, Restoration of Art and Cultural  Assets, Stage Setting and Costume Design, Theatre Setting and Costume Design or KunstTherapie (a postgraduate course in art therapy). Link

The Senate of Frankfurt University for Music and Performing Arts 

We are the State of Hesse’s university for music, theatre and dance and an important institution in Hessian cultural life. We act in accordance with our social mandate and our community is international. Link gives you all information regarding arts, funding, openings, universities, museums, ..


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Drama schools in Germany


Ernst Busch Academy of Dramatic Arts

The Ernst Busch Academy of Dramatic Arts (Hochschule für Schauspielkunst „Ernst Busch“, HFS), based in the Niederschöneweide district of Berlin, Germany, was founded in 1951 as the National Theatre School in Berlin with the status of college. Link

University of Music and Theatre Leipzig

The University of Music and Theatre “Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy” Leipzig (Hochschule für Musik und Theater “Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy” ) is a public university in Leipzig, Germany. It is the oldest university school of music in Germany. Link

Bavarian Theater Academy August Everding

This University was founded by August Everding in 1993. The academy offers theatrical students nine different programs and through the cooperation of three theaters it is the largest training center for stage professions in Germany. Link

Academy of Performing Arts Baden-Wuerttemberg

The Academy of Performing Arts Baden-Wuerttemberg is a public drama school in Ludwigsburg, Germany. The Academy of Performing Arts offers an interdisciplinary education, combining acting for theater and film. Link

Otto Falckenberg School of the Performing Arts

The Otto Falckenberg Schule – Fachakademie für darstellende Kunst der Landeshauptstadt München is a higher education academy in Munich training actors and directors, affiliated to the Münchner Kammerspiele. Link

Shakespeare’s Globe Centres

The Shakespeare’s Globe Centres are international centres for theatrical education and for the promotion of the Shakespeare’s Globe in London, their nucleus organisation. Link

List of acting schools in Germany

On this website you can find links to websites of acting schools all over Germany.


Additional Education


Berlin Career College (UDK) 

Whether you’re active in the arts, work in the creative branch and wish to develop professionally or you just adore art and wish to deepen your knowledge and abilities, Berlin University of the Arts Berlin Career College offers a multifaceted continuing education programme. Link


The program is geared towards people who have fled to Germany and/or applied for asylum and who had planned to start studying art or design in their home countries, already started such a degree program, or who plan to switch into such a degree program. Link