For Applicants

You want to become a student at the Angewandte and/or visit some courses? We advice you to browse through our study programme and to take a look into the respective curriculum.

Regular study programmes
An academic degree can be gained in the course of a regular study programme (Diploma-, Bachelor, and Master programme, Doctoral programme) or non-regular programme (postgraduate programme).

Attending individual courses
You can attend individual courses and take exams in the course of a Co-registration (if you are regular student at an other Austrian university) or by starting a non-regular programme.

MORE Initiative for refugees
The University of Applied Arts Vienna is participating in the MORE-initiative of the Austrian universities, in order to help refugees gain access to higher education. MORE students have the possibility to attend individual courses and examinations.

International studies
Get informed about your possibilities to take part in a student exchange programme for one or two semesters.

Diploma, Bachelor, and Master programmes
You have to hand in a portfolio with samples of work to take part in the entrance exam. After successful completion of the entrance exam, formal admission is granted by the Office of Student and Academic Affairs during admission period.Doctoral programmes
For information about requirements and admission seePostgraduate programmes
For information about requirements and admission see Studies / Admission (Postgraduate programmes)

Registration for Courses/Exams
After admission courses can be visited and exams can be taken.

German language
Knowledge of the German language is not a precondition for admission, but it should be pointed out that usually teaching is held in German. For this reason students should gain knowledge of German up to the end of the second semester.
Courses in German language are offered - for example - by the University of Vienna.
Visa
Applicants from abroad who need visa to enter Austria should send a postal motivation letter directly from their home-country to:

University of Applied Arts Vienna
Student and Academic Affairs
Oskar Kokoschka-Platz 2
1010 - Vienna
AUSTRIA

In this motivation letter your full name, the desired study programme, the full home address, the date of birth and a valid e-mail adress should be quoted; please note that the letter needs to be signed and it is required to attach a copy of the passport. Moreover, it must arrive at the Office for Student and Academic Affairs at least 4 weeks before the respective entrance exam.
The Office of Student and Academic Affairs will then return a decree of provisory admission (invitation letter) so that you can apply for a student’s visa.Documents: Legalisation and translation
Depending on the country in which the documents have been issued, each document needs to be legalised. Certifications in foreign languages have to be accompanied by german translations with public certification.Proofs
for Doctoral Programmes:
Additional to the requirements specified under admission, a letter from a university from the country of issue of the applicant that confirms that the diploma enables to start studying a study programme in the same (or a related) field there, is required.MORE initiative for refugees
The University of Applied Arts Vienna is participating in the MORE-initiative of the Austrian universities, in order to help refugees gain access to higher education. MORE students have the possibility to attend individual courses and examinations.Registration at the place of residence
In Austria everybody (Austrians, EU/EEA nationals, nationals of third countries) has to register at their place of residence. The registration offices are the municipal authorities.
Student and Academic Affairs
The Office of Student and Academic Affairs and the Grants Department provides information about study programmes at the Angewandte, and supports applicants and students in all study-related issues, from admission through to graduation.Student Union at the Angewandte
Here you can get answers to many questions - about studying at University of Applied Arts or in foreign countries, social projects and financial support, child care and legal matters.
Open Hours: Mo - Fr 10:00 - 13:00

Tuition Fees
In first place the requested amount of the tuition fees depends on the nationality; there are several possibilities to apply for a reduction.

Living expenses and other costs
Various information - not only about financial affairs - can be found on the webpage of

Financial support and scholarships
For information see

Accommodation
Different organisations collect offers for student accomodation:

The Angewandte has no cooperations with student halls and does not provide dormitories.

Registration at the place of residence
In Austria everybody (Austrians, EU/EEA nationals, nationals of third countries) has to register at their place of residence. The registration offices are the municipal authorities.

Social insurance
All degree programme students who are only partially or not at all insured can register with the "Wiener Gebietskrankenkasse" insurance fund.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Open house

Visit us, see the university, talk to students and teaching persons and get an impression of the study programmes.
Next Open House: Autumn 2019 - details coming soon