Merz Academy Rankings

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Ranking Category
#7849 of 14,131 In the World
#1824 of 2,785 In Europe
#263 of 369 In Germany
#44 of 62 In Baden-Wurttemberg
#7 of 8 In Stuttgart

Quick Review

Enrollment
250
Funding
Private
Languages
German
Acceptance rate
40%*

* Merz Academy 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.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsFachhochschulreife
Academic CalendarOctober to February; March to July
Enrollment250

Tuition

Local studetns 330 per semester (EUR)

Merz Academy has on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

Bachelor's Degree Communication Arts, Film, Fine Arts, Media Studies, Publishing and Book Trade, Video
Master Design, Fine Arts, Media Studies

Notable alumni

  1. Wolfgang Weingart

    Wolfgang Weingart
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1941-2021 (aged 80)
    Enrolled in Merz Academy
    Studied in 1958-1960
    Occupations
    designertypographergraphic designer
    Biography

    Wolfgang Weingart was an internationally known graphic designer and typographer. His work was categorized as Swiss typography and he was credited as "the father" of New Wave or Swiss Punk typography.

  2. Dragan Espenschied

    Dragan Espenschied
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1975-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    conservator
    Biography

    Dragan Espenschied is an 8-bit musician and media artist who lives and works in New York City. He studied communication design at the Merz Academy in Stuttgart, Germany. Dragan started to develop software for Atari Computers in 1991.

Merz Academy faculties and divisions

Course/Programme : Design, Art and Media Design, Film, Graphic Design, Media Studies, Video

General information

Alternative names Merz Akademie
Founded 1918

Location and contacts

Address Teckstra├če 58
Stuttgart, 70190
Germany
City population 630,000

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