Entrance Exam for the Academic Year 2019/2020
The requirements for admission to the Art & Science masters programmes are artistic and/or scientific aptitude (evaluated
on the basis of the admissions process) and to have completed the minimum of a domestic (or equivalent international) Bachelor
study in any discipline. Candidates should show a special interest in transdisciplinary projects and the ability to deal with
techniques that experiment with different methods and media. The 2-year programme is held in English so candidates should
also be comfortable in conversing and writing in this language.
Phase 1) Submission & registration
The following should be emailed
(as a PDF, max. 5 MB or via links to shared drive especially video/audio-files naming convention: LastName_FirstName_Portfolio/ LoM/ CV)
Digital portfolio with your artistic and/or scientific works (Physical portfolios can be submitted in addition, but a digital version is mandatory; if your thesis is not in German/English, please translate the abstract only.)
Curriculum vitae (CV) including contact information (telephone, email)
Following the email submission, for registration (Application-Form to be filled in and signed) a personal appearance at our office is obligatory!
Phase 2) Tasks (written and practical)
The second phase lasts two days and consists of two conceptual/creative tasks in the fields of art and science to be completed
in English (for applicants whose portfolios were accepted).
Phase 3) InterviewIn the third phase, the candidates aptitude for the programme is reviewed in a short personal interview with the team (with applicants who have passed written and practical work).
Prerequisite is an inquisitiveness that leads to a representation, a creative restructuring of the respective themes, in which the respective application or interweaving of certain artistic or scientific methods or media represents the result, and not the departure point, of the research.
All below-mentioned events will take place at Salzgries 14, 2nd floor, 1010 Vienna, unless otherwise stated:
22 January 2019, 13:0013:30
Portfolio Submission (by email)
1822 February 2019
25 or 26 February 2019, 09:3013:30
Written and practical tasks
27 and 28 February 2019,10:0016:00
1 March 2019, 10:0014:00
Publication of Results
48 March 2019
Different address: Oskar-Kokoschka-Platz 2, 1010 Vienna (main building)
Presumably on Tuesday, 5 March 2019, at 12:30 (tbc)
(for applicants who have not passed the exam)
For more information on our programme we invite you to attend one of the infomeetings and to look at the activities and works on the website. We also welcome you to join our public lectures and events which are announced through our newsletter.
Download Leaflet here.
Please contact Art & Science Office for additional information on study & admission: | +43.1.711332250
Please contact Student and Academic Affairs Office regarding administrative questions (e.g. Visa, notarized documents, degrees, translations, fees, etc.:) | +43.1.711332060
We are looking forward to receiving your applications!