The association Freunde der Kunstakademie Münster (friends of the University of Fine Arts Münster) is formed by friends of the University who use their ideas, donations and personal commitment to support the students at the University and to establish them in the art scene in Münster and the region.
- Endow three sponsorship awards every year for outstanding artistic achievements by students at the University
- Grant travel scholarships to young artists and support the awardees of the NRW Cité des Arts scholarship in Paris
- Sponsor the annual programme at the Wewerka Pavilion
- Subsidise publications of the Academy,
- Support the University’s international partnerships
- Are important mediators between the University, Münster and the Münsterland
The association Freunde der Kunstakademie Münster e.V. (Friends of the University of Fine Arts Münster) financially supports the Cité-des-Arts scholarship holders of the University of Fine Arts Münster, thus enabling students to spend six months at the Cité International des Arts Paris.
The studio at the Cité International des Arts Paris is allocated annually (subject to availability) for the periods from 1 April to 30 September and 1 October to 31 March.