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General Information for Outgoing Students

Students who are registered as regular students at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna are eligible for an exchange.

Repeated exchanges are possible in the case of partner universities who have a bilateral agreement with the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna. An exchange is possible for individual courses and artistic tuition. The minimum duration is one semester, and the maximum one year.

Application Periods

depend on the individual application periods of partner universities.

Partner Agreements/Bilateral Cooperations

Application Deadlines

Application Forms



Equivalence of courses

or individual application forms

Selection Procedure

On the basis of available exchange places at the partner university, applicants are selected by the class professor, who will be in charge of the nomination.

Accident and Health Insurance

You are obliged to have sufficient accident and health insurance coverage for the total length of your stay abroad. Contact your health insurance fund for information about your insurance coverage during stays in other countries. Please also contact the Austrian Students’ Union at to obtain information about the liability insurance which is part of your OEH fee.

Financial Support for Students

Students of art universities can apply for study-abroad grants (Auslandsstipendium für Studierende der Universitäten der Künste) to the Federal Ministry of Science and Research ( Application forms are available at the International Office.

Scholarships and Finacial Aid for Student Mobility

Applications for study-abroad grants awarded by the Austrian Study Grant Authority should be submitted to:

Gudrunstraße 179a, 1100 Wien
P +43 (0)1 601 73-0, F  +43 (0)1 601 73-240