Our online application: https://admission.hfg-karlsruhe.de

Only applications that are handed in complete and on time are accepted. Missing paperwork will not be chased.


The Following Application Documents Are Required

Application is only possible online. The art portfolio can be handed in online or via mail. The following application documents are required:

  • Completed application form (online)
  • Statement of purpose for choice of course (one or two sides)
  • Copies of general or subject-specific higher education qualifications
  • CV
  • Art portfolio with work samples (online, in person or post)
  • International applicants must prove their knowledge of German either at the beginning of their studies or after attending in-house German courses during their first year of studies (DHS-1 or TestDaF-3).
  • Declaration of consent of the parents (for underage students)

For personal or postal delivery of the portfolio:

  • well sealed, no larger than DIN A1
  • Postage stamp
  • Paid dispatch note with current address (even if collecting in person)

The portfolio will be required at the university for the whole duration of the application process.


Application Acceptance Period

The application period 2020 will start on February 15 and end on May 31, 2020 (cut-off date). The complete documents including a motivation text for the application must be uploaded online. The portfolio can be handed in online, in person or by mail.

Submission of the Portfolio in Person:
The portfolio can be handed in in person at the student office (room 376, 3rd floor). It is advisable not to hand in the portfolio on the final day, as long waiting times can be expected.


Multiple Applications

For multiple applications, complete application documents for each course requiring application (including portfolio) is necessary.