Support for stay abroads

Students of the Academy of Fine Arts Nuremberg who decide to study abroad are supported by various programs.


Stays abroad at the partner academies in Aix-en-Provence, Budapest, Cuenca, Gothenburg, Helsinki, Krakow, Palermo, Riga, Urbino and Vienna are supported by the Freunden der Akademie der Bildenden Künste Nürnberg e. V.. Additionally, the European Union subsidizes the Erasmus mobility program with scholarships by Socrates.


The Deutsche Akademische Austauschdienst is responsible for promoting the internationalization of German universities. The DAAD offers a wide range of different scholarship programs to students and graduates who are planning a study or research stay abroad. Depending on the field of study, the progress of the studies or the destination country, students can choose from specific funding opportunities.


The Deutsch-Französische Jugendwerk promotes intercultural exchange between Germany and France. It supports study stays of German students in France with a monthly contribution.


The Deutsch-Amerikanische Fulbright-Programm realizes the vision of U.S. Senator J. Willkiam Fulbright by aiming to promote mutual understanding between the United States and Germany through academic and cultural exchange. A special focus is placed on student exchange.

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Study Grant Programs

Scholarships, sponsorships and awards

The Academy of Fine Arts Nuremberg participates in numerous support programs and scholarships.

In the course of their studies, students have various opportunities to apply for a scholarship and thus receive financial and non-material support. Die Freunde der Akademie der Bildenden Künste Nürnberg e.V. also award their own art prizes and promote student projects.



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Artistic Classes

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Art Education

Subject Art for secondary schools

Live Art Forms

Performative Practices Master's Program


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Study Grant Programs

Scholarships, sponsorships and awards

University calendar

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International Office

Erasmus+, PROMOS and Stibet Programs

Courses and guidance

range of courses and course guidance services

Application and Acceptance Process

How to apply at the AdBK Nürnberg

Deadlines for application

Apply until April 15th 2025, 12:00 noon


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Opening hours


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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