The Städelschule is an academy of fine arts in Frankfurt am Main. Since 1817 it has been committed to provide egalitarian, international, adventurous and independent education in art. Public events include the annual student exhibition "Rundgang", the graduation exhibition as well as the lecture program, taking place during the semester in the auditorium of the Städelschule.


The teaching at the Städelschule supports open spaces for art and critical thinking through a variety of formats and discourses. The Städelschule offers the study program fine arts and in coorperation with Geothe-Universität curatorial studies. Courses conducted by the Institute of Art Criticism are attended by all students.


The Städelschule is a permanent experiment for the school’s faculty. It values education in dialogue and diversity, that challenges students and confronts them with the unexpected. Its teaching staff of distinguished artists, architects and cultural theorists currently include Daniel Birnbaum, Gerard Byrne, Isabelle Graw, Benjamin Foerster-Baldenius, Judith Hopf, Hassan Khan, Philippe Pirotte, Yasmil Raymond, Tobias Rehberger, Willem de Rooij, and Haegue Yang plus changing guest professors. More info here.


Portikus is an institution for contemporary art in Frankfurt am Main. Since its foundation in 1987 and as a fundamental element of Städelschule, Portikus is dedicated to exhibit, publish and discuss young and emerging as well as established artists and their work and over time the Portikus has established itself as a leading centre for experimental art in Germany and thus contributes to the Städelschule’s international reputation.


Hochschule für Bildende Künste–Städelschule
Dürerstraße 10
60596 Frankfurt am Main

Telephone: +49 (0)69 60 50 08-0
Fax: +49 (0)69 60 50 08-66