Prof. Holger Felten

Class for Graphic-Design / Communication-Design

Ruth Brauchlelooking at you, softly, Analoge Kleinbildfotografien, 2022/2023

Maja Schlerf, wörtersammler teil einz, Dieses Buch ist eine erste Sammlung all meiner Texte und liebsten Wörter, die mir zwischen 2018 und 2023 in den Kopf geflogen sind.
Buchdokumentation von Kevin Göllner

Solveig–Veronika Schönweitz, Hommage, 2022
Gestaltung, Gedicht und Fotografien

Sophia Lohmann, FCN Sondertrikot, 2022

Angelina Lura, collagen

Paul Wick, Walking in Cinematic Close-Ups, 2023
Walking in Cinematic Close-Ups. Edited by DAF, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Lenbachhaus München. With contributions by Dynamische Akustische Forschung, Jan St. Werner, Patricia Reed, Mary Stuart Hill, Andy Graydon, Thomas Raab, and Marc Matter.

Nele Gallmetzer & Marco von RotenhanSoSe22 – Im Sommer gehen wir alle baden, Ausstellungsprogramm Sommersemester 2022, @nelegallmetzer @nnnepo

Communication design is like life itself - it is constantly changing. And with it the way we convey messages, how, to whom, with which means and in which language we communicate. The designer formulates and composes visual codes. Why something is beautiful or relevant is developed anew by each generation. 

The course is about developing an attitude: On the one hand, the technical design disciplines are learned: typography, illustration, photography, animation, ... and on the other hand, an artistic, conceptual and ethical attitude to one's own work.  

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Artistic Classes

first cycle and postgraduate programmes

Studies at AdBK Nuremberg are organized in a class structure that unites all students regardless of the semesters they have already completed. The permeable class structures allow students to develop freely and independently within the framework of the academic teaching. In open discourse, the students' created works are reviewed and discussed at regular class meetings.


In the field of fine arts with a focus on liberal arts, the disciplines at the AdBK Nuremberg are divided into ten artistic classes, which are led by a professor.

The study of fine arts with a focus on jewelry and device or graphic design / communication design can each be completed in one class. The teacher training program in art at the Gymnasium can be completed in all free classes.


With postgraduate master's program „Live Art Forms“ the AdBK offers further education, which is aimed at interested parties who have already completed their studies.

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Artistic Classes

first cycle and postgraduate programmes

Art Education

Subject Art for secondary schools

Live Art Forms

Performative Practices Master's Program


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How to apply at the AdBK Nürnberg

Deadlines for application

Apply until April 15th 2025, 12:00 noon


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Academy of Fine Arts Nuremberg

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Opening Hours:

lecture period: Monday till Friday, 7.30 a.m.-7 p.m. / Saturday  9 a.m.-1 p.m.

lecture break: Monday till Thursday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. / Friday, 8 a.m.- 2.30 p.m.


Opening Hours:

Monday till Thursday, 8-12 a.m. and 1-5 p.m. / Friday, 8-12 a.m. and 1-2.30 p.m.


Opening Hours:

Monday till Friday, 8-12 a.m.

Fridays by phone only

Examination Office/ International Office

Opening Hours:

Monday till Thursday, 9-12 a.m. and 2-3 p.m.

Friday, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.


Opening Hours:

lecture period/ lecture break:
Monday till Thursday: 9–12 a.m. and 1–4 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m.– 2 p.m.
closed on Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays.
Please note that the opening hours may change at short notice. Current changes will be announced in time by e-mail, on the homepage and at the library entrance.


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