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Hybrid Program

Our hybrid program combines the two study programs of state-approved sculptor and state-approved painter. In 4.5 years, you will learn all the important aspects of both programs and at the end you will have both titles in your pocket.


In this full-time study program we teach you the techniques, where you will learn the most important basics of realistic drawing, painting and modeling so that you can later have more flexibility and develop your own personal style. The success of our teaching program originates from its clear and organised structure. Each piece of work builds on the previous one. This way you deepen what you have learned and develop further step by step. Therefore, anyone can start without any previous knowledge.

In addition to the basic craft skills, you will also find many additional teaching modules such as anatomy, material science, art history and art business. Our main concern is to prepare you for your dream job and give you opportunities to earn money in the art world.


State-approved artist


State-approved sculptor

The degrees are officially approved by the Hessian Ministry of Science and Art and are valid nationally and, in some cases, internationally.


  • Only face-to-face teaching takes place.

  • Lessons are taught in trimesters. There are 3 trimesters per year with 11 weeks of block teaching. Trimester holidays are in between.

  • Full-time and part-time possible.

  • During the trimester, classes take place from Monday to Friday between 9:30 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. Full-time trainees have classes Monday to Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and on two evenings from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Part-time trainees choose the days and times of classes when registering; possible times are 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Monday to Thursday from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

  • The language of instruction is English. German is possible in some areas. Basically, we have an international community, as students and teachers come from all over the world.


  • The full-time study period is 3 years, which corresponds to 9 trimesters.

  • The  part-time study period varies between 4 and 7 years, depending on which hourly model you sign up for. Part-time students can switch to other hourly models from trimester to trimester.

  • If you take the additional qualification in the area of digital artist, the training is extended by a further year (3 trimesters).


Graduates have various options. Depending on whether they have already chosen a career path, the training with us serves as a deepening and supplementary training.

  • Tattoo Studios

  • Advertising industry

  • Books Illustration

  • Story boarding

  • Assistance for established artists

  • Companies in various niches that require very good realistic (figurative) draftsmen (e.g. altar builders, window painters, etc.)

  • Art lessons at secondary schools, private schools and art academies

  • Film and gaming industry

  • Agencies for media, communication, product, graphic, fashion design


​Full-time study 

  • 730 € monthly in 52 installments. The trimester contribution is 2920 € and is paid at the desired monthly


  • Application for a non-repayable student BAFöG possible

  • Application for an education loan possible

  • Training costs are tax deductible up to a maximum of €6,000 per year

  • Participation in the scholarship program of the Academy's Friends Association is possible

  • Regular student exhibitions with picture sales

  • For further information simply arrange a consultation

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State-approved study program

Art must be taught in a lively way in order to come alive. Art is movement, change and experimentation. At the Academy of Fine Art Germany, we support you in finding the artist in you and bringing your art to life. Decide now for one of our full-time or part-time study programs and become a state-approved painter or state-approved sculptor. No matter which study program you are interested in, with us you will be perfect prepared for a successful professional career.

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Digital Artist
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