Cooperating partners of the course 


  • Schauspiel Essen
  • Schauspielhaus Bochum
  • Düsseldorfer Schauspielhaus
  • Ruhrfestspiele Recklinghausen
  • Festspiele Hersfeld
  • Bad Gandersheim

There is also active cooperation between German-speaking universities.


Folkwang University of the Arts is a member of the ERASMUS programme. There is support for a semester abroad in coordination with the progression of studies.
 An international Shakespeare project is run every 2 years. Partners in the last few years were 

  • Columbia University, New York
  • Royal Scottish Academy for Music and Drama Glasgow
  • Amsterdam School of the Arts, Amsterdam
  • Janacek Academy of Music and Performing Arts, Brno/Czech Republic

Student exchanges are possible within the “ERASMUS” framework