for the Academic Year 2021/22

Due to Covid-19, the entrance exams will be carried out differently according to the groups of study programmes and the responsible departments - make sure to get all the detailed information on the respective websites!

Online Registration and if required the upload of your portfolio is necessary.

Results will be communicated by 3 March 3 2021, at latest.

Group I: registration 25/01-30/01/2021 09 a.m. (Viennese time)
  • Art Education (bachelor and master) - upload only after being contacted by the institute
Exams on site: 23-25/02/2021, invitations will be sent until 09/02/2021

Group II: registration and portfolio upload 01/02.-06/02/2021 09 a.m. (Viennese time)
Exams on site: 22-26/02/2021, invitations will be sent until 12/02/2021

Group III: registration 08/02-15/02/2021 midnight (Viennese time)Portfolio delivery (16-17/02) an exams (22-23/02) on site.

Group IV: registration and portfolio upload 08/02-17/02/2021 09 a.m. (Viennese time)All parts of the exams online.

Group V: no central registration.
Please consult the respective department sites concerning deadlines and requirements!

Steps for Application



Deadline depending on the group of the desired study programme - see above!
Registration link will be available by 25 January 2021.

  • In addition to individual data and contact data, the upload of a passport scan and a portrait photo is required.
  • All individual data will be erased two months after the entrance exams.
  • If necessary, technical support can be requested via studien@uni-ak.ac.at.
Your successful registration will be confirmed via Email, comprising your individual registration number required for handing in / uploading your portfolio.


Portfolio Upload

Please upload a PDF document of 50 MB max.
Additional files (e.g. videos) can only be provided via links.
(e.g. vimeo allows a password protected video upload)

Only in group III (Conservation and Restoration) a physical delivery of your portfolio is required. Please make sure your registration number is included.

  • Portfolios can be updated until the deadline - afterwards, changes are no longer possible.
  • In case your PDF exceeds 50 MB, please use a tool for compression.
  • If necessary, technical support can be requested via studien@uni-ak.ac.at.
Every successful upload will be confirmed via Email.


Communication with the Responsible Department

Your department will contact you via email about the results of the first round (assessment of the portfolio) and in case of an invitation to the second round. If necessary, you can find the respective contact data on the department websites (see links above).

Check your spam folder regularly, in order to avoid missing out important information - especially in case of applications from abroad.