IoA Institute of Architecture

University of Applied Arts Vienna



First Entry Date:
Registration from now on until February 15, 2019
Interviews: February 25- 27, 2019

Second Entry Date:
Registration from now on until September 1, 2019
Interviews: September 9-11, 2019

You can only apply in ONE studio!

If you are interested becoming a student of the Institute of Architecture you can come and visit at any time. During semesterbreak please call in advance! Please inform yourself well about the three design studios of Kazuyo Sejima, Greg Lynn and Hani Rashid and also talk to students about their studio. Don't hesitate, just come and ask!

Admission qualification
Each admission at the University depends on the artistic talent of the candidate as evidenced by the portfolio and a personal interview. Depending on the quality of the material submitted selected applicants will be invited to an interview. The admission is decided by a jury. The architectural study is offered only as a Master program that takes 6 semesters and finishes with an MArch. Requirement for approval is a bachelor (BA) in architecture.

The language of instruction is English. Therefore your English should be very good and you must be able to understand architectural/theoretical/technical subjects and talk fluently.

Admission 2019/20

The admission consists of 3 parts

1. submission of the admission form
2. submission of a portfolio (can be sent digitally, max. 10MB)
3. interview (which can be done via Skype)
4. documents (bachelor diploma) have to be approved by the study dept.

The admission has been passed if all parts have been tested positive by the entry jury. The portfolio should include a CV + photo; a letter of intent; a selection of own work in any media including architectural design, graphic design, photography, industrial design, printmaking, drawing, painting, sculpture, etc.; References (max.3 / not obligatory)

Further information and links

Allgemeine Information der Universität für angewandte Kunst Wien (Deutsch)

General information of the University of Applied Arts Vienna (English)

Application Form (German)

Application Form (English)