Main Building at the summaery 2011 (Photo: Candy Welz)


At the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, practical application plays an important role in all the scientific and artistic disciplines. Interconnected and cross-disciplinary thinking characterises our work in and between the faculties and institutes, in research, teaching and continuing education.   

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  • Executive Board

    Prof. Dr. Winfried Speitkamp

    Pro Vice-Presidents:    
    Prof. Nathalie Singer, Vice-President of Acadamic Affairs
    Prof. Dr. Jutta Emes, Vice-President of Internationalization and Digitization

    Dr. Horst Henrici

    For more information about the university’s Executive Board, visit the following pages.

  • Facts and Figures

    Students: ca. 4,072, about 26% are international students and beginning undergraduates

    Academic staff: 250 research and artistic associates, about 150 project employers and 85 professors.

    Faculties winter Semester 2015/16:
    Architecture and Urbanism (1,168 students)
    Civil Engineering (1,064 students)
    Art and Design (1,012 students)
    Media (652 students)
    Continuing education (118 students)


Der Kunstschulbau von Henry van de Velde, 1904 und 1911. (© Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, Diathek/Bildarchiv)

The history of the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar goes back to the 19th century. Today it continues to build on Walter Gropius’ pioneering philosophy which inspired him to found the “State Bauhaus” in Weimar in 1919. We invite you to learn more about the eventful history of the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar.

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Campus and buildings

Click here to download a campus map (PDF file, 320 KB) of the most important locations and buildings at the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar.


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