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Application Process Bachelor and Master students

We accept only application documents confirmed by your Erasmus-Office!

Required Application Documents

  • Application Form
  • Portfolio (as a pdf - not bigger than A4; links to film/music are welcome as well or in addition)
    NOTE:  Students of Media Culture and Art Theories as well as Cultural Studies must submit a transcript of records (and no portfolio)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of Motivation
  • Copy of passport or ID-card from Non-European citizens
  • Optional: Learning Agreement


Selection Procedure

Our vice rector for art and teaching will start reviewing applications about 2 weeks after the application deadline. Acceptances depending on portfolio quality and study places availability in each department or specialication - Decision is based on portfolio!
Students and their coordinators will receive the decision by email within 6 weeks after the deadline. Letters of acceptances follow by post mailing, if desired.

We consider motivations, language skills and portfolios of incoming applicants. The selection process does not aim at a final judgement on the artistic value of your work or talent. The crucial factor is if we think that you can make good use of our educational offer for your purposes - no matter if you come from a school with a very different approach - and make a contribution to the learning process at Kunstuniversität Linz you will be a part of.


Please send the documents via email unless you feel that the paper version is more suitable:

University of Art and Design Linz
International Office| Ms. Sarah Rößler
Hauptplatz 6
4020 Linz
Austria / Europe