This study programme focuses on the realization of applied photography and time-based media tasks through the media of photography and moving image.

The focus is on exploration and elaboration of new solutions (in terms of content and technology) and the development of a unique visual language. Important personal requirements include curiosity and power of imagination, intuition, social competence and perseverance.

More info in the curriculum

Informational events

Portfolio reviews have been offered starting in November 2022. Due to reasons of application timeline, this offer is no longer available for the current application period. 

Erasmus Applications

Please send Erasmus applications to


Entrance Exam 2023


Entrance Exam Part 1 (online)

Upload of Application documents:
Wednesday, January 11th 2023 until Friday, January 27th 2023 (12:00, Vienna time/CET).

The application documents will be submitted in digital form. All documents must be submitted  in one PDF file. The PDF must not exceed 50MB and has to contain the following:


The online application is done in two steps:
1. Registration on the university application website with the following personal information:


Please select Design (diploma) Applied Photography and Time-based Media under Application.
After registration, the access data for the portfolio upload will be sent to you via e-mail. 

2. Upload of your Portfolio
The PDF can be overwritten until the deadline. The PDF file that is on our server after the deadline is valid. LINK to online registration and portfolio upload:

To avoid last minute technical problems, please make sure to plan the upload with enough margin before the deadline! If required, technical support can be requestet via Registrations after the deadline will not be considered.


Entrance Exam Part 2 (in presence / For valid reasons, this can also take place online in exceptional cases.)

This will take place in the department in Vienna between February 20th and February 24th 2023. Please bring a camera (smartphones or Polaroid ca-meras are also acceptable) and a laptop if possible.

The results will be communicated to participants during 06.03. - 10.03.2023.

Please find all info also here