The Kunsthochschule Kassel is one of the few internationally oriented art colleges that bring together scientific, artistic and art education degree programmes. As it has a right to award doctorates and Habilitationen (post-doctoral lecturing qualifications), it is also one of a select handful of art colleges in Germany with university status. Around 1,000 students including master-class students are currently enrolled on degree programmes in Visual Arts, Art Education, Art History and Theory, Product Design and Visual Communication at the Kunsthochschule Kassel (KHK).
The following degrees can attain at the Kunsthochschule Kassel:
Künstlerischer Abschluss* (equal Master of Fine Arts): Visual Arts, Visual Communication
Master-class students: Visual Arts, Visual Communication
Diploma: Product Design
State examination: Kunstpädagogik
Bachelor of Arts: Art History and Theory
Master of Arts: Art History and Theory
Doctorates and Habilitation: Art History and Theory, Art Education and Design Theory
* The art degree gained at the Kunsthochschule Kassel is the equivalent of a Master of Fine Arts.