Program Objectives / Degree Program in Communication Design
The Academy of Visual Arts, Frankfurt, boasts a rich and wide-ranging palette of courses in Communication Design. As an officially recognized institution, it offers interdisciplinary courses in the fields of graphic design, illustration, photography, editorial design, textile design, spatial communication, interactive media, and film/video. Critical thinking, individual guidance, and the development of a personal design language are the program's main cornerstones. The academy meets these goals with the help of its international faculty of professors and instructors, all of whom are also active professionals in their fields. Small-group instruction allows for highly focused and interdisciplinary work, internships at home and abroad, and real-world projects with partners in culture and business. This progressive approach to instruction has a sixty-year record of success: AVA graduates are leaders in the world of communications, dealing critically and creatively with the complexity of life in the twenty-first century.