Academy of Fine Arts, Nuremberg Rankings

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Ranking Category
#7858 of 14,131 In the World
#1782 of 2,785 In Europe
#251 of 369 In Germany
#36 of 45 In Bavaria
#3 of 4 In Nuremberg

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Acceptance rate

* The Academy of Fine Arts, Nuremberg is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because the university has programs where applicants only need to meet admission requirements to enroll and don't necessarily compete with others.

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Acceptance rate & Admissions



The tuition table for Academy of Fine Arts, Nuremberg gives an overview of costs but prices are approximate and subject to change and don't include accommodation, textbooks, or living expenses. The costs of programs might differ significantly for local and international students. The only source of truth for current numbers is the university's official website.

Program Duration Tuition Cost (EUR)
Bachelor of Fine Arts 6 semesters Free
Master of Fine Arts 4 semesters Free
Doctorate of Fine Arts 6 semesters Free

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by Academy of Fine Arts, Nuremberg.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design Yes Yes Yes
Biology No No No
Business No No No
Chemistry No No No
Computer Science No No No
Economics No No No
Engineering No No No
Environmental Science No No No
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences No No No
Mathematics No No No
Medicine No No No
Physics No No No
Psychology No No No
Diplom (Univ) Communication Arts, Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Jewellery Art

Academy of Fine Arts, Nuremberg alumni

  1. Wolfgang Herrndorf

    Wolfgang Herrndorf
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    1965-2013 (aged 48)

    Wolfgang Herrndorf was a German author, painter, and illustrator.

  2. Herbert Achternbusch

    Herbert Achternbusch
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    1938-2022 (aged 84)
    playwrightfilm directorfilm screenwriterfilm actorpainter

    Herbert Achternbusch was a German film director, writer and painter. He began as a writer of avant-garde prose, such as the novel Die Alexanderschlacht, before turning to low-budget films. He had a love-hate relationship with Bavaria which showed itself in his work. Some of his controversial films, such as Das Gespenst (The Ghost), were presented at the Berlinale festival.

  3. Adolf von Hildebrand

    Adolf von Hildebrand
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    1847-1921 (aged 74)
    architectuniversity teachersculptor

    Adolf von Hildebrand was a German sculptor.

  4. Richard Lindner

    Richard Lindner
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    1901-1978 (aged 77)
    university teacherdesignerillustratorcollagistgraphic artist

    Richard Lindner was a German-American painter.

All 12 notable alumni

Academy of Fine Arts, Nuremberg faculties and divisions

Course/Programme : Artistic Practice in Public Space Fine Arts
Course/Programme : Basic Class / Teaching of the General Principles of Design Fine Arts
Course/Programme : Fine Arts Fine Arts
Course/Programme : Fine Arts and Art Education Art Education, Fine Arts
Course/Programme : Fine Arts with a Focus on Painting Fine Arts, Painting and Drawing
Course/Programme : Graphic Design and Communication Desgin Communication Arts, Graphic Design
Course/Programme : Interactive Media / Dynamic Acoustic Research Multimedia, Sound Engineering (Acoustics)
Course/Programme : Jewelry Art Jewellery Art
Course/Programme : Painting Painting and Drawing
Course/Programme : Painting and Art Education Art Education, Painting and Drawing
Course/Programme : Photography Photography
Course/Programme : Sculpture Sculpture
Course/Programme : Visual Arts (Sculpture) Sculpture, Visual Arts

General information

Alternative names AdBK Nürnberg
Akademie der Bildenden Künste Nürnberg
Founded 1662

Location and contacts

Address Bingstrasse 60
Nürnberg, 90480
City population 516,000

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