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Christian  Meyer zu Ermgassen

Christian Meyer zu Ermgassen

Art & Design Vice Dean / Professor Illustration , Campus Hamburg

Professor zu Ermgassen is Vice Dean for Art & Design in Hamburg and he has been with UE since 2017. He possesses expertise in Informative Illustration, Scientific Visualization, and Infographics. A special focus is on the design of exhibitions and the reconstruction of historical content.
Professor zu Ermgassen has freelance experiences as an illustrator as well as experience in academia as a Professor for Design Foundations at the Schwäbisch Gmünd University of Applied Sciences and at the Zurich University of Arts. Prof. zu Ermgassen has an interest in creating informative illustrations and this is shared with the students at UE.

 

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

  • since WS 2019 Vice Dean Art & Design, Hamburg Campus
  • since WS 2016 Professorship for Illustration at the University of Europe for Applied Sciences
  • 2013-2017 Professorship for Design Foundations at the Schwäbisch Gmünd University of Applied Sciences
  • since 2010 Co-founder of the design studio excavis in Lucerne
  • 2005-2014 Lecturer at the Department of Design at the Zurich HdK
  • 2003-2010 Freelance illustrator with a focus on exhibition illustration and (popular) scientific publications
  • 2000-2004 Diploma studies with a focus on scientific illustration at the Zurich School of Art and Design