Application Deadline  January 15th


Portfolio Submission and Requirements 

Graduate Programs

TUITION:     $22,520 per year

STUDIO FEES:     $1,900 per year.  Includes two day Paris excursion, Dusseldorf museum passes, local field trips, tram passes in Dusseldorf, art shipping at end of 3rd semester, common studio supplies like gesso, thinner, etc.

Dusseldorf Fees: $5000 (estimate) Includes three month housing in Dusseldorf private apartment with kitchen, two day excursion to Amsterdam, three day excursion to Berlin, museum passes, six hours German language class, welcome and farewell dinners in Dusseldorf.

Graduate Assistantship: There is one student chosen from each incoming class for a $4750/year graduate assistantship.

Airfare: Flight costs to and from Germany are the applicants responsibility.

PASSPORT:  Students must have a valid passport. Non-US citizens must be able to obtain a tourist visa for travel to Germany.

HOUSING:  Students will be responsible for making their own housing arrangements while in Alfred. Housing in Dusseldorf (cost to be determined) will be provided by our partner provider, which includes furnished single student apartments with private bathrooms and small kitchenette, free internet access, utilities, laundry facilities, and weekly cleaning. Linens and towels are not provided. A welcome and farewell dinner at a restaurant in Dusseldorf is included.

TRAVEL:  Students will be responsible for travel expenses to and from Dusseldorf.

ARTWORK SHIPPING: The cost of shipping artwork back to Alfred for the final thesis semester will be covered by the program up to a certain amount.

 A six hour German Language course is included the first week of class in Germany, as well as an orientation session covering health and safety, culture and living in Düsseldorf.