How the professional groups are divided

The professional groups I (visual arts), II (photography, illustration, design) and III (film, television, audiovision) have advisory councils that decide on funding support independently of each other.


The members of the advisory council in professional group I are:

    Annemarie Helmer-Heichele
    André Kestel
    Michael Kress
    Dorothee Rocke
    Werner Schaub
    Ulla Windheuser-Schwarz
    Frank Michael Zeidler

If you wish to apply, please use our application form. Further information can be found in the funding guidelines for professional group I.


The members of the advisory council in professional group II are:

    Lutz Fischmann
    Urs Kluyver
    Jan Köhler-Kaeß
    Prof. Rolf Nobel
    Heiko Preller
    Norbert Waning
    Bernd Weise

If you wish to apply, please use our application form. Further information can be found in the funding guidelines for professional group II.


The members of the advisory council in professional group III are:

    Mathias Kammermeier
    Dr. Jürgen Kasten
    Dietmar Kraus
    Rüdiger Laske
    Dr. Thorolf Lipp
    Niki Stein
    C. Cay Wesnigk

If you wish to apply, please use our application form. Further information about professional group III can be found here.