How To Apply - Hochschule fuer Bildende Künste Dresden

General entry requirements
Prospective students are expected to have successfully finished their secondary school education and to have an appropriate school-leaver qualification (‘Abitur’ or equivalent). Candidates should have proven artistic skills and should be able to demonstrate that they have actively pursued specific interests in art or art-related subjects through extra-curricular activities.

Please note: There are specific entry requirements for courses in Art therapy and Theatre management/services. For further details, please refer to the relevant website sections.

During the teaching period of the academic year, the Student Office (Büro für Studienangelegenheiten) runs an advisory service for prospective students. Advice is given on aptitude tests, preparing a portfolio and submitting an application.

Applications are normally accepted during the period from early October until 15th January for entry in the following academic year. An exception is the ‘Meisterschüler’ programme, for which applications should be submitted by 3rd July.

Application forms can be downloaded from the website:

Alternatively, application forms can be requested by post from:

Hochschule für Bildende Künste Dresden
Büro für Studienangelegenheiten
Bürozentrum Bürgerwiese
St. Petersburger Straße 15
01069 Dresden

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