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COVID-19: University operations summer semester 2021

26. February 2021

Dear University Members,
First of all, we would like to thank you for the many constructive conversations and feedbacks in the past days regarding the chosen strategy for the summer semester 2021.
Angewandte is the only Austrian university to open up all artistic-practical teaching, the work in the artistic classes and departments, the library as well as the work on research projects. This ambitious project requires both a joint effort by all university members and compliance with strict security regulations.

COVID-19: Operating mode summer semester 2021

18. February 2021

Dear university members,

We are heading towards the third semester under Covid conditions. The current Covid numbers in Austria in combination with the new virus mutations make a return to regular operation still impossible. However, we are convinced that an (art) university cannot be run almost exclusively in distance mode over a longer period of time. The loss of personal interaction and collaboration, working and experimenting with materials and tools or direct communication weighs too heavily.

Nominee for ArchDaily 'Building of the Year 2021‘: New Guabuliga Market

[a]FA _ [applied] foreign affairs's

17. February 2021

We are happy to share the news that New Guabuliga Market, a project by Baerbel Mueller‘s [a]FA _ [applied] foreign affairs’s lab at the IoA, Institute of Architecture at the University of Applied Arts Vienna has been voted into a final shortlist on ArchDaily ‘Building of the Year 2021’ - Award in the category of Commercial Architecture  out of a total of 4500 entries worldwide in 15 categories.

Re-opening: University gallery at Heiligenkreuzer Hof

03. February 2021

Die Universität für angewandte Kunst Wien freut sich sehr, dass unter Einhaltung der Regelungen für Museumsbetriebe die Universitätsgalerie im Heiligenkreuzer Hof am Mittwoch, 10. Februar 2021 wie gewohnt bei freiem Eintritt wieder geöffnet werden kann. Die Einhaltung der Covid-Maßnahmen ist für den Besuch obligatorisch. Danke für Ihre Umsicht!


29. January 2021
Wir Rektor_innen und Vizerektor_innen der Kunstuniversitäten beobachten mit Sorge und Scham die Abschiebepraxis der österreichischen Bundesregierung.
Als Kunstuniversitäten sind wir – auch auf Basis der durch das Bundesministerium ausgegeben Richtlinien – einer Kultur der Integration, der Diversität, der sozialen Nachhaltigkeit und des solidarischen Miteinander verpflichtet. Nichts davon lässt sich in unserem Verständnis damit vereinbaren, Kinder, die in Österreich geboren und aufgewachsen sind, nachts aus ihrem Zuhause zu reißen und in eine ihnen fremde Zukunft abzuschieben. 


Winter semester 20/21

29. January 2021
The Angewandte congratulates all students for concluding their studies and the semester successfully under these challenging circumstances and wishes them all the best for their professional and personal future!

Open House Royal Danish Academy

9-11 February

26. January 2021
The Royal Danish Academy hosts an Online Open House event February 09-11.
Meet teachers, students and admission cousellors who are ready to answer your questions about education, student life and admission. 

Find more information and sign up for events about programmes in English on

COVID-19: Current regulations and perspectives

22. January 2021
Dear university members,
At the end of the semester, we would like to inform you about current developments and provide an outlook for the upcoming summer semester 2021: 
Last week of winter semester 2020/21 and semester break.
The operating mode "orange" remains in place for the last days of the winter semester as well as for the semester break. In order to be able to continue to guarantee this operating mode, we ask you to strictly observe the hygiene and safety regulations in the proven manner, to already pay attention to the increased safety distance of 2m and to wear FFP2 masks where possible, especially in prolonged, direct contact with other people.