Bavarian State Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts

Academy of Fine Arts in Munich

The Academy of Fine Arts Munich can look back on over 200 years of history and is located in Munich’s artistic area, close to other universities, numerous museums and galleries. 

A personal atmosphere is created in the art classes and in the courses of study, which gives every single student the possibility to express his or her artistic talent. Independence and personal responsibility are the fundamental instructing principals, as is the encouragement of exceptional artistic talent according to individual interests and areas of specialisation.



  • Fine Arts
  • Art Pedagogy
  • Interior Design
  • Architecture and Art
  • Visual Arts and Therapy

Degree courses and application

Overview of current courses and workshops (only in German)

For a successful application, a portfolio containing artistic works must be handed in. A positive assessment of the portfolio is followed up by practical and oral examinations.
Contact address for applications:
Akademie der Bildenden Künste München
Akademiestraße 2 - 4
80799 München
Advice for applicants (only in German)

Contact Address and Useful Links

Akademie der Bildenden Künste München
Akademiestraße 2 - 4
80799 München
Tel: +49 (0)89 - 38 52 -0
Fax: +49 (0) 89 - 38 52 -206


Munich, one of the world´s most welcoming and exciting cities, is home to approximately 1.35 million people. With a number of world-famous museums, art galleries, an opera house, ballet and musical theaters, the capital city of Bavaria is a major European cultural center. It is located within easy reach of the Bavarian Alps, and a variety of lakes, castles and leisure activities in the immediate vicinity.

In Munich students and academics find not only ideal conditions for studying and research but also attractive career opportunities - in science, industry, the media or in the cultural sector.

The Main University Building is located only a few steps away from the Englischer Garten, one of the world's largest urban public parks. Students enjoy the unparalleled resources of the University's neighborhood – whether their interests lie in art, culture, history, nightlife, restaurants, food, or shopping.

To get international students off to a good start in Munich and provide personal assistance during their stay, LMU Munich offers a broad range of services that cover finding accommodation to familiarisation and integration programs and language courses. All these services have one goal: Helping to make your stay an enriching and unforgettable experience!

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