Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Künste (Städelschule) Frankfurt am Main 

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The Städelschule (German: Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Künste), is a tertiary school of art in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. It has made a commitment to offering independent, international, experimental, and egalitarian art education since 1817. The Städelschule is an ongoing experiment for the professors of the institution. It promotes education that engages students in conversation and variety, pushes them to grow, and surprises them. The Städelschule's curriculum promotes critical thinking and artistic expression in a range of discourses and genres. The Städelschule provides a study program in fine arts and curatorial studies in collaboration with Geothe-Universität. The teaching of art methods and theory are the main focuses of the Städelschule curriculum. The theory courses include seminars and workshops in philosophy, creative writing, art history, and art theory. The Städelschule mostly offers its technique courses as workshops. In addition to computer classes, cooking classes, and sound workshops, they include classes in life drawing, photography, painting techniques, printing techniques, and printing techniques. The Städelschule's approach to art education has been global since its inception. Young artists nowadays need to be more fluent in other cultures, languages, and nations than ever before. Students can do one or two semesters of study abroad coursework at a European institution through the DAAD and Erasmus+ programs. With numerous universities in South America, Asia, Africa, and North America, Städelschule maintains bilateral cooperation agreements. It fosters these relationships by staying connected often and providing support with travel arrangements, lodging selection, and scholarship applications for the time spent overseas. Besides, the university library at Dürerstraße 10 is open to both students and outside guests. The workshops are accessible for both artistic practice and various courses. You must have taken an introduction course in order to use the workshops.

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