Karlsruhe University of Arts and Design

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The Staatliche Hochschule für Gestaltung Karlsruhe (Karlsruhe College of Arts and Design) is a German college founded in 1992 by Professor Heinrich Klotz, who also founded its sister institution, the Center for Art and Media (Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie). The teaching programme and research focus on new media and media art. Departments include communication design, product design, exhibition design and scenography, media art (sound, film, video, digital art, 3D animation), art research and media philosophy.

The German Council of Science and Humanities certified the HfG's educational approach as "excellent" in spring 2008.

The rector is Prof. Dr. Siegfried Zielinski.

Former professors[edit]


Product design

  • Volker Albus
  • Mario Minale

Media art

Exhibition Design and Scenography

  • Anja Dorn
  • Andreas Müller
  • Heike Schuppelius

Communication design

  • Urs Lehni
  • Rebecca Stephany

Art and media theory, philosophy

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Coordinates: 49°00′06″N 8°23′02″E / 49.00167°N 8.38389°E / 49.00167; 8.38389