General information on eligibility

Application period for the academic year 2016/2017:

Monday, 07th December 2015 to Friday, 04th March 2016
Exchanges that have started in the winter term can be extended to the summer term in case all parties agree.

Application period for remaining Erasmus places for the summer term 2017 (Restplätze): Monday, 26th September to Friday, 07th October 2016

Application forms for an Erasmus application
curriculum vitae
letter of motivation
Enrolment certificate/confirmation of registration
Nomination form

Selection procedure

  1. Submit to the International Office within the application period: nomination form, portfolio, curriculum vitae and letter of motivation
  2. The departmental coordinators will select the applications for the respective partner universities.
  3. The portfolios have to be sent to the partner universities
  4. Partner universities approve or decline
  5. In case of approval by the partner institution, other Erasmus forms are required; pick them up at the International Office

Selection criteria for Erasmus applications to a partner university of the Academy specified by the departmental coordinators for international exchanges

  1. Eligibility according to the guidelines on Erasmus mobility (of the EU Lifelong Learning Programme of the European Commission, version authored by ÖAD GmbH, National Agency for Lifelong Learning, valid in the current contract year,
  2. Artistic quality and expertise (portfolio)
  3. Application forms completed and submitted within the application period
  4. The number of completed study semesters will be taken into account
  5. Applications are only admissible if there has been no prior Erasmus study exchange

Important comments

Please also note:

The final approval for an exchange study place will be issued by the partner universities.

Language courses

Erasmus+ exchange students are obliged to participate in an online linguistic assessment (OLS) before and after the mobility. Students with a level of language competence under B2 (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) in the main language of instruction are automatically invited to an online language course. The payment of the final instalment of the Erasmus financial support is subject to the submission of the compulsory online assessment at the end of the mobility.

Preperatory language courses for an Erasmus+ mobilty can be funded by the International Office. Please send an e-mail to bevor your course starts with the information of the price of the course. Costs can be refunded after submission of a certificate of participation and a bill (in German or in English).


    You are obliged to have sufficient health and accident insurance coverage for the total length of your stay abroad. Contact your health insurance fund for information about insurance coverage during stays in other countries. Also get information about the coverage of the insurance by the student unions fee (

    Financial support for students
    Applications for study-abroad grants awarded by the Austrian Study Grant Authority within an Erasmus application process should be submitted to:
    Gudrunstraße 179a, 1100 Wien
    P +43 1 601 73-0
    F +43 1 601 73-240 <>