Application portal of the Academy of Fine Arts Nuremberg
Which documents do I have to submit digitally?

Document checklist (not for MA Live Art Forms program):

  • Motivational letter indicating desired subject area
  • Detailed tabular curriculum vitae
  • Passport photo
  • Certificates and educational qualifications
  • Any proof of internships (if already completed)
  • For foreign applicants, any proofs of language proficiency – German B2 CEFR (if already obtained)
  • Digitized portfolio with at least 20 artistic works. Time-based digital works can be uploaded via an upload function in the upload portal. Note: You will find the upload function at the appropriate place in the application portal
  • Declaration that the submitted works were produced unaided (a declaration form is available on our website
  • The  complete and signed registration form

Document checklist for MA Live Art Forms program:

  • Letter of motivation, one page DIN A4
  • Description of the work project planned during the course of study and how it will be realized in terms of time and location on a maximum of 2 DIN A4 pages
  • Tabular curriculum vitae on a maximum of 2 DIN A4 pages
  • Personal photo (optional)
  • University degree diploma
  • Proof of language skills: English as a foreign language TOEFL IBT (Internet Based Test with a score of 72-94) or comparable certificates and German A1 CEFR to be submitted by the beginning of studies at the latest
  • Work samples of your own artistic work in the form of a digital portfolio with a maximum length of 40 pages, which can contain a maximum of 5 hyperlinks to timebased documentations of a maximum total length of 15 minutes and a maximum of 3 hyperlinks to web-based projects and apps
  • Written statement of authorship for all submitted work (a declaration form is available on our website
  • In case your portfolio contains hyperlinks, a signed statement: "I certify that the artistic works viewable through the hyperlinks listed in the application were created prior to the submission deadline of 12.00 noon on 14 April 2022 and will not be altered thereafter."
  • The complete and signed registration form