March 30, 2017

Master of Arts program in Curatorial and Critical Studies

Goethe University Frankfurt
MA Curatorial Studies students, Portikus, 2016. © Photo: Portikus.

Two-year Master of Arts program at the Goethe University Frankfurt and the State Academy of Fine Arts—Städelschule—in cooperation with Städel Museum, Liebieghaus Skulpturensammlung, MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst Frankfurt, Historisches Museum Frankfurt, Weltkulturen Museum and Portikus. Internationally unique degree program combining academic research and curatorial practice.

There are no tuition fees.
Start: winter semester 2017/18 (October 16)

Application requirements
Bachelor’s or equivalent degree with a minimum of 6 semesters in art history, archaeology, art education, philosophy, ethnology or history. Fine arts graduates may also apply. International Students do need a DSH-2 Certificate.

Application requirements

Applications must be sent in twofold (in one envelope) by May 31 2017 (postmark), and include a single-page statement of purpose (SoP), résumé (CV) as well as copies of relevant certificates, to the following address:


Curatorial Studies – Theorie – Geschichte – Kritik
Kunstgeschichtliches Institut der Goethe-Universität
Senckenberganlage 31
60325 Frankfurt

Please also send your application (one PDF file) via email to the following address: [email protected].

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Further information on the program and the application process is available on our website.

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