Staatliche Hochschule für Gestaltung Karlsruhe
University description (as per official university website)
The State College of Design, Karlsruhe (hfg) was on 15 Opened in April 1992. It was with the Centre for Art and Media Technology (ZKM) in Karlsruhe during the years 1989 to 1992 by Prof. Dr. Heinrich Klotz founded. This unique combination of teaching, research and exhibition institutions established at the new artistic and pedagogical task on the media arts technology and electronic manufacturing processes related to the traditional.
Since 2001, Prof. Dr. Peter Sloterdijk Rector of Karlsruhe College: "The program of the College of Design in Karlsruhe is not limited to certain trends and directions in practice and in theory of the arts, or even a concept of style. The democratic structure of society and the modern communication system conclude from these definitions and dogmas. Pluralistic openness is the basis of learning and teaching at the College of Design, Karlsruhe. "
28 January 2008, attested to the Science in the framework of a comprehensive evaluation of the university Karlsruhe College is an excellent training concept. In its assessment of the Science Council raised the capacity for innovation, flexibility and social competence of the students, staff and faculty show and especially praised the exceptional courses, with the HfG as a teaching and research institution established could be powerful. Also honored were the modern organization structure of the university and the numerous co-operation with international educational institutions, and especially with the neighboring ZKM | Center for Art and Media Technology.
At the Karlsruhe College five courses are offered four practical courses and a theory of study:
Exhibition design and scenography (Degree)
Communication Design (Diploma)
Product Design (Diploma)
Art history and media theory and philosophy and aesthetics (Masters Degree)
Within the practice courses also include the following subjects:
The four programs include practice with a diploma from (Dipl.-Des.), The theory study art history and media theory with the Magister phil. The theory subjects art science and media theory and philosophy and aesthetics can continue to a doctorate (Dr. phil.). At the Karlsruhe College Bachelor-/Master-Studiengänge not be offered, and there's academic freedom non-modularised courses. Diplom, Magister, Promotion - the accounts at the State Academy of Design Karlsruhe international recognition now and in the future, the full Bologna compatibility.
For the students of the theory subjects, unlike in the universities, the choice of a computer science minor practice mandatory. The students practice the subjects are obliged to study a theory like drawer art history and media theory or philosophy and aesthetics as a minor.
For graduate students who have already obtained a degree at other universities, at the College of Design, a post-graduate degree program is in place, after concluding a three-semester-up studies with a certificate.
Prerequisite for admission to study is the general or technical university and the successful completion of an entrance examination.
The four practice courses HfG are permeable areas of study, the intensive relations allow to learn other subjects and, depending on the research and development focus of the participating professors different emphases. The media-analysis permeates the practice events, on the other hand, the media-art studies and training through an immediate practical concrete terms.
Information on how to apply: Application
Large Stage Studio / Video Studio / Film Studio / Production Studio Film / photo studio and lab / Sound Studio / 3D Lab / Multimedia Studios / Studio Computer / Digital Imaging / CAD / CAM Laboratory
Model Design / CNC Centre / electrical workshop and wood workshop and metal workshop / garage porcelain / screen printing shop / 3D-plotter / Rapid Prototyping
Library / Slide Library / Media Center / Central Equipment Loan / IT network