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Anyone wishing to study at the Muthesius University of Fine Arts and Design from the winter semester 2024/25 can apply from 1 to 15 May. You can apply online. All relevant information on the application process for Bachelor’s and Master’s students can be found here. The link to the digital application portal will also be published here from 1 May.

The only art college in Schleswig-Holstein offers Bachelor students a selection of art and design degree programmes: There are Communication Design, Industrial Design, Scenography / Interior Design, Fine Art and Art Teaching at Grammar Schools. The Master’s degree programmes in Communication Design, Spatial Strategies, Fine Arts, Art Teaching at Grammar Schools and two different Master’s programmes in Industrial Design are also offered: Medical Design and Interface Design. (...)

From 20 to 23 July, the annual exhibition “Einblick / Ausblick” is celebrated

It is a lavish celebration full of art and design: for the annual exhibition Einblick / Ausblick, the Muthesius Academy of Fine Arts opens its doors from Thursday, 20 to Sunday, 23 July. On these days, studios, workshops, lecture halls and workrooms will be transformed into an exhibition of around 10,000 square metres: for four days, visitors can gain an insight into the artistic work of students of free art, art for teaching at grammar schools, communication and industrial design as well as spatial strategies. The motto of this year’s Einblick / Ausblick is networking.

“The Muthesius Academy of Fine Arts is a place of culture and a place of social encounter, (...)

Help for art and design students from Ukraine

Art and design students from Ukraine are welcome at Muthesius University of Fine Arts and Design. In order to build a creative bridge, we have enabled a fluent transition for refugee students. We are open to working out individual solutions together which are adapted to the respective situation of Ukrainian students and which allow them to continue their artistic and design work as quickly as possible. This is carried out in direct consultation with the responsible professors. The Muthesius University of Fine Arts and Design welcomes the helpfulness, solidarity and participation of its students, teachers and staff.

Shortly after the start of the war in Ukraine, the Presidential Board decided to admit students from Ukraine to the Muthesius University of Fine Arts and Design in an unbureaucratic and simplified manner. (...)

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Art for Secondary School Teachers

The content and objectives of the art teaching degree course for grammar schools are similar to those of the liberal arts degree course. Students can supplement this area with interdisciplinary studies in the fields of design (such as typography) and spatial strategies. For the first two semesters, the course begins with the basic class. Students can then focus on one of the specialist classes: Painting, Graphics, Sculpture, Ceramics, Media Art and Interdisciplinary Artistic Practice.

The path to becoming an art teacher: course content and structure

Prospective art teachers study two subjects: while the art subject is taught at the Muthesius University of Fine Arts and Design, the second subject is taught at Kiel University (CAU). In addition, the art didactics and art education studies take place at the CAU’s Institute of Art History, while the interdisciplinary education theory training takes place at the CAU’s Center for Teacher Training. School-relevant courses prepare students for the special requirements of teachers.

Academic degrees and career prospects

The two-subject degree course in Art Teaching at grammar schools is aimed at students who, after completing a Bachelor’s degree and a Master of Education degree, aspire to become a teacher at a community school or grammar school (secondary levels I and II). Bachelor of Arts and Master of Education degrees are awarded.

Interdisciplinary parts of the study program: Artistic practice, art history and art education

The art teaching degree program is divided into the following areas:

  1. Artistic practice,
  2. Art history/art theory,
  3. art education/art didactics.

Artistic practice in the teacher training program

The artistic-practical part of the training takes place at the Muthesius University of Fine Arts and Design. This part of the training includes the development and professionalization of the student’s own artistic or creative work in an examination of historical and contemporary positions as well as the fundamentals of perception, including conceptual reflection.

Art history and art theory

Art history/art theory is understood to mean the subject in its current form, which includes aspects of image and media history as well as media theory.

Fundamentals of art education and art didactics

This part of the course teaches the subject-specific basics of art education/art didactics and addresses the reasons, tasks and objectives of art teaching.

Application process for the art teaching degree program

In order to study Art Teaching at Grammar Schools, an entrance examination must be passed. This consists of submitting a portfolio of around 20 of your own works. If the portfolio is deemed to be good, you will be invited to the next entrance examination. This takes place over 2-3 days at the Muthesius University of Fine Arts and Design and consists of tasks from various artistic fields and a short examination interview. In order to enrol at the Muthesius University of Fine Arts and Design, you will also need admission for your other subject from the CAU.

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