The Angewandte during the Corona Semester
The University of Applied Arts Vienna has undertaken a variety of measures to keep the university running as best as possible
under the current circumstances – in the sense of balancing security for all persons working/studying at the Angewandte on
the one hand and continuing productive collaboration of all on the other hand.
All relevant information regarding this matter has been gathered by subject as follows:
Current Information from the Rectorate
(Update: September 11, 2020)
Overview of Measures:
- Effective from July, members of the University are once again able to enter the buildings provided certain rules are observed
- see „Overview Access June/July" (updated 1 September 2020) plus „Hygiene Regulations“.
- With effect from 1 September, the University Library resumes its on campus-operations. During opening hours, both University
and external members can once again use the media items available in open access and borrow them on the spot. There is a limited
number of seats (work stations) available for members of the University.
The Measures in Detail:
Please see the rectorate’s comprehensive information letters for reference. (Please note: In case of contradicting statements
the information in the most current letter applies.)
workshops and studios During the Summer
So that students may carry out preparation or follow-up work, the workshops and studios offer unscheduled options of access
this year while the guidelines of hygiene must of course be observed. You will find details regarding offers and opening times
in this schedule.
Studying in the Summer Semester 2020
All courses currently listed in the base Angewandte can be attended until the end of June in distance mode with sitting for the appropriate exams (ca. 95%). Restrictions primarily
refer to the workshop/studio areas.
Further information (access to buildings for the purpose of completing certain studies, exemption from tuition fees in case
of financial hardship, "neutral semester",...) is available under:
Information on distance teaching
In order for teaching to continue as best as possible even without a physical presence, information on corresponding strategies,
software and good practice examples is provided on the temporary info page "Teaching". The page is constantly updated, suggestions
for additional content are very welcome.
The Zentrum Fokus Forschung and Support Art and Research continues all activities, digitally supported by the base applications.
The whole team is at your disposal via email/telephone. Detailed information on the procedures (project submission, administration
of ongoing projects, doctoral supervision, events) can be found here.
Publications, Cooperations, MarketingThe department of Publications, Cooperations, Marketing continually develops new content and current information for the Angewandte
website and the Angewandte Newsletter. The website content offered by the University has been enhanced and presents YouTube Videos in respect of courses, guest lectures and events at the Angewandte. All current digital courses can be found under the new
category alternate.mode. A selection of the Publications of the Edition Angewandte is now also available free of charge in e-book format.
Home Office and Support
Central Computing Services (ZID) offers to all staff members a range of tools for working from home (Homeoffice).
For information regarding this subject, please see: Homeoffice