The State Academy of Fine Arts Karlsruhe has the right to award doctorates in the field of art science and art pedagogy. They award the academic degree of doctor of philosophy based on an ordinary doctorate. The doctorate proves the competency in advanced academic study. The prerequisite for a doctorate from the State Academy of Fine Arts Karlsruhe is a completed academic or artistic-academic course lasting at least 4 years of study with above average exam results. Professors in art history, the art teaching methodology and education as well as art and theory are available to supervise doctorate theses. You can apply to the doctorate courses at any time. Prerequisites and conditions are regulated by the Doctorate Regulations.