News from the International Office


The International Office of the Angewandte sees itself as a gateway to the world for students, teachers and staff.
Networking is of highly importance in the artistic field. This starts with our students and runs through all stages of development in their artistic career. That is why we as team support all networking activities worldwide and contribute a little to "world peace", as we say.

The head of the International Office, Astrid Anna Behrens, was asekd to write an article on this philosophy and its background in the specialist journal of the CUMULUS Association:
Call us the quiet Peace-Makers
(full publication: Bearers of Internationalization)

#ErasmusDays2021AT - We are with it!

Tour through the Grundsteinfestival Vienna and Meet & Greet with the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna

The incoming students of the University of Applied Arts Vienna receive a tour through one of the most known off-space destricts in Vienna where the Grundsteinfestival is happening in October 2021. Furthermore, they have a photo session and a meet & greet with the incoming students of the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna. October 14th 2.00pm-6.00pm.


Erasmus+ Pizza-Challenge from the National Agency OeAD von 13. September to 17. Oktober 2021.

Find all Info to prices and application on the OeAD Website (scroll down to find the English text on OeAD webpage!)

International Home Office LIVE!

The International Home Office in an interview with its international correspondents.
In a performative news format, the International Home Office of the University of Applied Arts Vienna "talks" with its student correspondents about their current and again unusual semester abroad.
Wednesday, 30 June 2021, 3pm - 4pm CET

LIVE STREAM ->  - our digital highlight!

Join, have fun and get to know our world-wide ambassadors!


/// Current ENTRY REGULATIONS Ministry of Social Affairs

/// Study exchanges in the current COVID situation!

Applications for the academic year 2022 are open NOW!
(Application-Bulletlist find here!)

Applications for the fall/ winter semester 2022 are possible until further notice!
Note that this may change at any time depending on the partner institution and country regulations due to the Covid-19 situation. Some universities have already announced an admission freeze for the winter semester (for information please contact the International Office or view the partneruniversity list !).

Internships are accepted, as long as travel/country regulations allow entrance.

Information about Corona-Virus (Covid-19)

Updates can be found on the Angewandte Website

HOTLINE - 1450

If you have the feeling that you are infected, PLEASE call the HOTLINE! Do not go to the doctor or hospital, you might infect others!

MIRO Corona Infovideo
produced by Montanuniversität International Relations Office (MUL Montanuniversität Leoben)


Tuesday, 19 December 2021, 2-3.30 pm
Open invitation - 
O&A - Study Exchange and Co! 2021/22

ERASMUS+ & Co - Outgoing Information Study Year 2021/22
with your team of the International Office.

Come in and find out!

Tuesday, 19 Jan. 2021, 2-3.30 pm:

Thursday, 10 December 2020, 2-3pm
Open invitation
 in the context of Open House 2020 – All virtual! 

At the annual Open House of the Angewandte students and lecturers provide insights into the studios, workshops and ateliers of the University of Applied Arts Vienna and provide information about the programmes. This will be done digitally for the first time, in order to give potential students and interested people the opportunity to inform themselves about studying at the Angewandte despite the current Corona regulations. Interested future students outside of Vienna will also be able to participate in the digital information event.
We will have a great talk and inputs by our partner universities: Newcastle University (UK) and University of Art and Design Burg Giebichenstein/Halle (DE)

Thursday, 10 December 2020, 2-3pm:

While our talk will be more interesting for outgoing students, the virtual visit in our departments will be highly informative for our incoming students. There is no official programme but please feel free to have a look on the departments websites you are interested in (
The team of the International Office will be happy to answer all of your questions!

Erasmus+ Diary - Story Edition 2020

The OeAD-GmbH/National Agency Erasmus+ invites all Erasmus+ participants who were/are able to complete their Erasmus+ stay between 11 November 2019 and 10 November 2020 - despite COVID 19 - to report about their physical or virtual mobility.
You can win travel vouchers by train.

more info

The International Home Office
in an interview with its international correspondents

In the context of the Applied Festival 2020, the International Home Office of the University of Applied Arts Vienna "spoke" with its student correspondents about their past and unusual semester abroad in a performative news format.

Click for the interviews

MEET & GREET | Exchange about stays abroad for Outgoings, Incomings & Interested people

Wed, 15 January 2020, 3-5pm
Postgasse 6, 2nd floor, 1010 Vienna (Seminar Room)

Exchange of experiences - what worked well, how were the partner universities, where are the
differences, how do I find internship positions, language experience, looking for a flat,
social life - as well as current reports from our current incoming students

Invitation (PDF)

ERASMUSDAY 2019 | Friday, 11.10.2019, 11am-1pm

Are you student? Member of teaching staff? Member of administrative staff?
Interested in going abroad or meeting people from all over the world?

Erasmus+ – one of the most successful mobility programmes of the world to be celebrated across Europe at the same day:

Friday, 11.10.2019, 11am-1pm
Universität für angewandte Kunst Wien
Oskar-Kokoschka-Platz 2, Fersteltrakt, Lichthof A
1010 Vienna

Meet & Greet with the International Offices of all Viennese music and art universities:

Academy of Fine Arts Vienna
JAM MUSIC LAB Private University
Music and Arts Private University of the City of Vienna
University of Applied Arts Vienna
University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna
Austrian National Agency
Networking opportunity with fellow students and fellow artists
Yummy food & drinks (sustainable, Vegan options available)

International Office

Office location: Rosenbursenstraße 3 (Georg-Coch-Platz 2) | Room Nr. 010 | 1010 Vienna
Post Address: Oskar-Kokoschka - Platz 2 | 1010 Vienna | Austria


Mag. Astrid Anna Behrens
Contracts, Policy, Staff-Exchange
T: +43-1-71133-3170

Doris Grössing-Schima
Exchange Coordinator
Outgoing, Deputy Head
T: +43-1-71133-3171

Mag. Veronika Merklein
Exchange Coordinator
Incoming, Exchange-Grants
T: +43-1-71133-3173

Dipl.-Theatr. Lena Wicke-Aengenheyster
Digital & Financial Officer
T: +43-1-71133-3172

Opening Hours
Mon - Thu: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wed: additionally 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Fridays closed!
The IO-office can ONLY be reached digitally and by phone at the moment!

Green Office Guide (German only)

Data privacy

University Name:
Universität für angewandte Kunst Wien / University of Applied Arts Vienna (UAAV)
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PIC number: 999542321
7 tips for more sustainable travel to the host institution

  • Fly as seldom as possible (avoid short-haul flights)
  • Compensate your flights
  • Good travel preparation (bus, train, bicycle)
  • Less luggage is often more
  • Digital information is enough
  • Even nearby destinations can be exciting
  • Use public transport and bicycles on-site