Art and science are internationally connected. Therefore the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna has developed long-term international cooperations besides its national collaboration projects. At present, the Academy has approximately 85 partner universities. The Academy endeavours, encourage and supports the mobility of both students and teachers within Europe and beyond.

The Academy of Fine Arts Vienna holds the Erasmus Charter for Higher Education under the Erasmus+ Programme and is partner of Universities in 23 european countries. With the acceptance of the Erasmus Charter for Higher Education – ECHE 2014 - 2020 the Academy has also explicitly committed itself to ensure the equality of women and men, the integration of international students, students and teachers with disabilities, the strengthening of social coherence and the act against xenophobia and racism.