Founded in 1764 the University of Fine Arts Dresden has kept its original charm. The various historic buildings form a fundamental part of the learning experience for a diverse mix of around 650 students. Each building has its own inspiring character, providing a positive influence on students and teachers alike. With a wide range of courses to choose from, students can hand-pick the courses that most appeal to them, whether they yearn for a career on stage or behind an easel. The university’s restoration course is especially known for its outstanding quality.