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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.

The University of Art and Design Linz welcomes students and staff with disabilities.

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)  FAT
The artistic Bachelor thesis is developed in the 6th semester. Not all courses are accessible then.

Application Process Bachelor and Master students

Application Process PhD students




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Mar Pilz
T: +43 (0) 732 7898 2277

Office hours:
Monday - Thursday by appointment only

Kunstuniversität Linz
International Office
Hauptplatz 6
4020 Linz | Austria