June 10, 2020

Professorship for performative arts

Academy of Fine Arts Leipzig

Courtesy Academy of Fine Arts Leipzig. © GüntherBeutner. 

The Academy of Fine Arts Leipzig is inviting applications for the following position which is available from April 1, 2021 to March 31, 2027: W3 Professorship for performative arts (m/f/other). The position is assigned to the main course of study in the field on media art and supervises a project class for performative arts, thus promoting an experimental examination of current trends in contemporary art.

A detailed job description and further information about the academy can be found at

Applications are to be sent, along with the job identification code (Me/45/21), by July 31, 2020 to:
Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst Leipzig
Sachgebiet Personal
Kennzahl Me/45/21
Wächterstraße 11
04107 Leipzig

The Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst / Academy of Fine Arts Leipzig (HGB) is one of the oldest and most prestigious colleges of art in Europe. The Academy has already been providing art and design education at the highest level for more than 250 years. Its excellent reputation is down to the many graduates who continually make a significant impact on the areas of fine art and graphic design and the many renowned professors and dedicated tutors working at the HGB. We maintain a superb international network of more than 100 collaboration partners from various areas of the art and graphic design industry, but also from the world of science and economics. Quality and sustainability of teaching and practice is what we stand for.

The HGB offers four Diploma degree programmes: Book Design / Graphic Design / Photography / Painting / Printmaking / Media Art.

Each degree programme is divided into a two-year foundation course and a three-year main course. These are flanked by a broad and intense range of theory classes. The HGB also offers a Meisterschüler programme (postgraduate studies for artists) in all subject areas as well as the master’s degree course Cultures of the Curatorial.

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