Good Reasons for Studying at the Kunsthochschule Kassel

Careful consideration needs to be given to choosing a university. Apart from the study programmes offered, the quality of training, the place of study, the equipment, leisure possibilities and financial aspects play an important role. The Kunsthochschule Kassel wishes to support you in this important decision-making process.

We have compiled a number of reasons why you should apply to study at the Kunsthochschule Kassel.

  • Studying at an art college with university status
  • Optimum teacher to student ratio – regular and prompt discussion between teachers and students
  • Interdisciplinary training – studios, workspaces, workshops and science under one roof
  • No tuition fees
  • Intensive advice in respect of participation in competitions, scholarships or international exchange projects
  • Free study structures invite integration between the degree programmes
  • Intensive exchange with the city's cultural institutions (Fridericianum, Staatstheater Kassel, Kasseler Kunstverein, etc.)
  • Once during their studies, Kunsthochschule students witness the change that comes over Kassel during the 
  • world's most important exhibition of contemporary art – documenta – challenge and stimulation at one and the same time
  • Interesting exhibitions and event formats
  • Learning and working in a green environment (Karlsaue, Bergpark, etc.)
  • Doctorate and Habilitation in the degree programmes in Art History and Theory, Art Education or Design Sciences