University of the Arts Bremen
|University of the Arts Bremen|
|Hochschule für Künste Bremen|
|President||Prof. Dr. Herbert Grüner|
|Location||Bremen, Free Hanseatic City of Bremen, Germany|
The University of the Arts Bremen (German: Hochschule für Künste Bremen, HfK Bremen) is a publicly funded university in Bremen, Germany and one of the most successful ones whose roots in music, arts and design date back to 1873. The University of the Arts Bremen runs a faculty of fine arts & design and a faculty of music with approximately 900 students, 65 professors and about 180 assistant professors.
The academic pillars of the University of the Arts Bremen are music, art, design and theory. Within Germany, the special combination of the music and visual arts department beneath one roof can only be found at the University of the Arts Bremen and the Berlin University of the Arts. Recent combinations of multi-disapinary media includes art and music (video art, new media, digital media, sound design), emphasize the mixture and experimentation of disciplines.
In 1998, it had two reasons to celebrate: the 10th anniversary of the University of the Arts and the 125th anniversary of the Art Academy.
Since 2003, the fine arts faculty of the University of the Arts Bremen has located in Speicher XI in the former overseas harbour in the district "Überseestadt". The music faculty is located at a second site in Dechanatstraße in the city centre near the Bremen City Hall and the Bremen Cathedral.
Courses of studies
The following study programs are offered by the university:
Department of Fine Art and Design
- Design, Diplom, focus
- Digital media, Bachelor/Master
Department of Music
Advanced and further training courses for highly talented students from regular schools
- Hesse, Hans: Bis zur Narbe. Eine Erzählung. Bremen 2011. Ed. by the University of the Arts Bremen. ISBN 978-3-00-033578-5.
- Official website (English) (German)
- Website "Bis zur Narbe"
- Official website for international students (English)
- Online portal ARTIST for Applications (English) (German)
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