The Muthesius University of Fine Arts and Design is a member of numerous international and national committees and organisations. The following is a selection.
For the Programme for Life-Long Learning 2014-2020 of the European Union the Muthesius received the expanded University Charter. It declares that it will accept and adhere to the fundamentals of the Erasmus Mobility programme. This charter enables the institute to apply for funds for Erasmus activities from its national Erasmus Agency and the Europan Commission. Summarised in the ERASMUS Policy Statement are the strategic goals the Presidium of the Muthesius University will pursue in the period 2014-2020.
The ELIA network contains around 350 institutes of higher education which train professional students in all area of fine arts at the highest level. 47 countries participate in the initiative. www.elia-artschools.org
The International Scenographers’ Meeting is linked to the International Scenographers’ Festival, which was initated in 2006 in Basel and focuses on different areas of scenography with its technical and aesthetic innovations every two years. http://international-scenographers-meeting.com/
The Muthesius Society as the support society of the Muthesius University promotes student projects and exhibitions and thus helps to make public the work of the institute and its students. Every two years it stages the Muthesius Prize for Art, Space and Design for graduates of the university.
The society founded in 1994 helps foreign students in financial need under certain pre-defined conditions Further goals are the promotion of communciation between foreign students as well as between German and foreign students. Measures to improve the success of studies are also supported. http://univis.uni-kiel.de/