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Incoming Students / Bilateral Agreement

First you need to contact the international coordinator at your home institution to express your interest in studying at Kunstuniversität Linz. If your home institution has a bilateral agreement with Kunstuniversität Linz you are welcome to come as an exchange student to our university.

Students must be nominated by email by the partner university.

Pre-nomination deadline: 15 April  and 15 October

Application deadline for students

1st of May  for the following winter semester (beginning of October to the end of January)
1st of November for the following summer semester (beginning of March to the end of June) 

Students applying for an exchange at KUNI Linz should have completed at least two years of study before the exchange.

Students who are nominated by a partner university of Kunstuniversity Linz can apply for an exchange place.

It is very important that exchange students have a high level of proficiency in either German or English.
Please note that most classes at KUNI Linz are held in German. We offer German classes for our international students during the semester. Some classes are held in English and is it also possible to meet teachers for individual meetings in English.

We invite our exchange students to orientation day/s at the beginning of each semester. The students will receive an inviation by email in time.

Please note:

Our Department Industrial Design scionic® (Bachelor and Master degree-programme) accepts incoming exchange-students only for the summer semester (beginning of March to the end June).

Fashion & Technology (Bachelor Programme):
The bachelor students of FAT of Kuni Linz must choose an internship/work placement during their 4th semester (summer term) -  courses of the 2nd and 6th semester must be selected then by the incoming exchange students.

Application Process




course catalogue - grading system - transcript of records

Entry to Austria and Residences

Health Insurance Care

Helpful Information / Links

Mentoring Incoming Exchange Students

Mag. art. Michaela Ortner
T: +43 (0) 732 7898 2283

Summer break from July 15 – August 25

Montag 9-12 und 13:30-15:00
Dienstag 13:30-15:30
Mittwoch 9-12

Kunstuniversität Linz
Auslandsbüro | International Office
Rechts- und Studienabteilung
Hauptplatz 6, 3. Stock
4010 Linz | Austria