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Incoming Students / Bilateral Agreement

University of Art and Design Linz | International Studies | Regina Dicketmüller | Hauptplatz 6 (3rd floor / student and admission department) | 4010 Linz | Austria | Europe


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 participate in the Erasmus+ program.

Students must be nominated by email by the partner university.
Pre-nomination deadline : 15 April  and 15. October

Students Deadline of Applications

1st of May  for the following winterterm (beginning of October to the end of January)
1st of November for the following summerterm (beginning of March to the end of June) 

Students applying for an exchange at KUNI Linz should have completedat least two years of study before applying for an students 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 hig level of proficiency in either German or English.
Please note that most classes at KUNI Linz are held in German language. We offer German classes to 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 in the beginning of each semester. The students will receive an inviation by email in time.

Our Department Industrial Design scionic® (Bachelors and Masters degree-programme) accepts incoming exchange-students only during summerterms (beginning of March to the end June).

Fashion & Technology (Bachelor Programme):

The bachelor students of FAT of Kuni Linz must choose an internship/work placement during their 4th semester (summer term) -  courses of the 2nd and 6th semester must be selected then by the incoming exchange students.



Application Documents

  • copy of passport or ID-card
  • application form
  • portfolio (printed version)
  • curriculum vitae
  • letter of motivation

    We accept only application documents with confirmed application forms by your international office!


Application Process

Our vice rector for international issues will start reviewing applications about 2 weeks after deadline of application. Acceptances depending on portfolio quality and study places availability in each department or specialization - Decision is based on portfolio!

Students and their coordinators will receive the decision by email within 6 weeks after deadline Letters of acceptance follow by postmailing.


Please send Application Documents to

University of Art and Design Linz
International Studies | Ms. Regina Dicketmüller
Hauptplatz 6
4010 Linz
Austria / Europe




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Mentoring Incoming Exchange Students

Regina Dicketmüller-Pointinger

Office days: Wednesday and Thursday
T: +43 (0) 732 7898 2269

Kunstuniversität Linz
Student Exchange Office
Hauptplatz 6
4010 Linz | Austria