Project Funding

Studies at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich are organized into classes. There are currently 25 classes in total (as of 2020), each led by a professor. And they all have a very individual approach to the fine arts. There are also twenty excellently equipped study workshops available. There is also a library and numerous seminars and lectures in art history, philosophy and didactics.

Since its founding, the Academy Association has set itself the goal of supporting the students of the Munich Academy. What is particularly important to us is the support and promotion of projects – usually across classes. Since 1983, project funding has been our core and our most important main task. Between 1983 and 2013, we were able to distribute €600,000 for project funding in accordance with Section 2 of the statutes.

Three times a year, students at the Munich Academy can submit their requests for support for their project plans.

Upcoming Events 

  • the next deadline for submitting project proposals is Thursday, 31 October 2024.
  • you can find the current call for tenders here.

to the process – please use online application form

  • please fill out our online application form.
  • Please attach a PDF with the following parts to your application: financial plan, project outline, information about the participants.
  • CV of all participants should include examples of their work.
  • Your pdf should not be larger than 5 MB.
  • You will receive a confirmation of receipt.

Current note: Selected applicants will be invited to present their project in person/virtually. The invitation will be sent in good time by email. Funding acceptances and rejections will be sent by email after the board meeting.

General remark

  • Unfortunately, we cannot accept any liability/guarantee for applications submitted late or lost.
  • Incomplete applications cannot be considered!

Notes / funding guidelines – PLEASE note! (updated 12/2022)

  • Please read the privacy policy
  • The Academy Association prefers to support cross-class and cross-university projects.
  • As a rule, the Academy Association supports projects with a contribution between EUR 500 and EUR 3,000.
  • It is desirable that additional funding be requested from other sources. The Academy Association does not have to be the sole sponsor.
  • At the time of implementation of internal academy projects, at least 4 participants must be enrolled students at the academy. (Please provide proof with registration number.)
  • At the time of realizing projects with other partners, at least 2/3 of the participants must be enrolled at the academy. (Please provide proof with registration number.)
  • Individual applications cannot be considered.
  • Only enrolled students are eligible for funding.
  • School trips are not given priority support; they should be financed primarily from tuition fees or class funds.
  • Meals are not subsidised.
  • Projects for the annual and diploma exhibition cannot be considered.
  • Multiple applications by a student, assistant or professor may not be submitted.