Dessau Institute of Architecture

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Dessau Institute of Architecture (DIA) is a graduate unit within the Faculty of Architecture and Building Engineering in Anhalt University of Applied Sciences(Hochschule Anhalt) in Dessau, Germany. The institute runs a four semester professional masters program in architecture, which is taught in English. The institute is located partly within the historic Bauhaus building designed by Walter Gropius. DIA's students come from more than thirty different countries, making it one of the most international schools in Europe. The institute is run by Alfred Jacoby.

As of the 2012-2013 academic year, some of the current Faculty include:

  • Johannes Kister (Kister Scheithauer Gross - Architekten und Stadtplaner) [1]
  • Liss C. Werner (Tactile Architecture - Office for SystemArchitektur) [2]
  • Omar Akbar
  • Sam Chermayeff (June14 Meyer-Grohbrügge&Chermayeff)
  • Johanna Meyer-Grohbrügge (June14 Meyer-Grohbrügge&Chermayeff) [3]
  • Gunnar Hartmann
  • Sandra Manninger (SPAN architects) [4]
  • Peter Ruge (Peter Ruge Architekten) [5]


Some of the current visiting professors include:


Some past visiting professors include:



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