Jan 12, 2022 – Mar 4, 2022 / information
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for the academic year 2022/23



The positive assessment of the uploaded application files (“Portfolio”) by the exam commission is the prerequisite for attending the second part of the examination.

Submission deadline

12. January 2022 – 28. January 2022 (12:00 o’clock CET)


Steps for application

Step 1: Registration

  • In addition to personal details and contact details it is required to upload a copy of your passport and a portrait photo.
  • All personal data of unsuccessful applicants will be deleted two months after the admission exams at the latest.
  • If required, technical support can be requested at entry-support@uni-ak.ac.at.

The successful registration will be confirmed by email – where you will also receive your password for step 2.
Please regularly check your spam folder – especially if you are applying from abroad!

Step 2: Upload Application Files (Portfolio)

  • Upload one PDF-file of max. 50 MB. If required, further files (e.g. videos) can be linked within this document (e.g. vimeo allows a password protected video upload).
  • Information regarding application files can be found directly at the respective department.
  • Portfolios can still be updated until the deadline– afterwards adjustments are no longer possible. If your file exceeds 50 MB, we request you use a compression tool.
  • If required, technical support can be requested at entry-support@uni-ak.ac.at.

The successful upload will also be confirmed by email – only then the first step is completed!

The invitation as well as information about part 2 of the admission will be distributed by email directly from the responsible department until 4. February 2022 at the latest.



depending on the department either in Vienna or by video conference
Detailed information regarding the exam can be found on the website of the respective department.

Dates for examination week
21 February 2022 – 25. February 2022

Announcement of exam results until 4. March 2022 at the latest.

Dec 15, 2021, 10:00 AM / event
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Die Angewandte digital erleben

Beim alljährlichen Open House der Angewandten geben Studierende und Lehrende Einblicke in die Ateliers, Werkstätten, Studios der Universität für angewandte Kunst Wien und informieren über die Studienfächer.
Im Dezember 2021 wird dies wieder virtuell passieren. Durch das digitale Format können sich daher auch Interessierte außerhalb Wiens an der Informationsveranstaltung teilhaben.
Beim Open House können sich Interessierte über alle künstlerischen Studien als auch über die Aufnahme informieren und einen Eindruck von der bunten Vielfalt an Projekten, Kunstwerken und gestalterischen Arbeiten an der Angewandten gewinnen.

Wir freuen uns auf alle Teilnehmer_innen und halten Sie/Euch am Laufenden auf unserer Website!

10-18 Uhr
Dec 2, 2021 / winner
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Design studio of the year 2021

We congratulate our Professor Anab Jain (Design Investigations) for winninng the Design Studio of the Year Award by DEZEEN with her Design Studio Superflux!

Founded by Anab Jain and Jon Arden in 2009, Superflux have led projects including an immersive forest installation for the Vienna Bienalle for Change in 2021, a film about potential technological futures, and a dinner party that brings together multiple species around the same table.

Superflux consists of a team of designers, researchers and multidisciplinary creatives, who work together to create installations and experiences that inspire us to engage with and understand the rapidly changing world around us.

Judges’ comments:  “This studio has forged the way with its social and sustainable projects. It works with both large businesses and smaller studios. It has great social awareness and is committed to change.”