Akademie der bildenden Künste Wien
Akademie der bildenden Künste Wien

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Online registration at: www.akbild.ac.at/zulassung from June 1st until June 10th, 2021

The admission examination aims to ascertain whether somebody is sufficiently talented for the central artistic subject.

The examination consists of two parts.

The admission examination for the academic year 2021/22 will be entirely digital / online. 

Admission examination WS 2020/21

1st part:

  • Please write a short text about your motivation for applying for this particular study program.
  • Please submit a portfolio with a selection of your artistic works.
  • Additional assignment: please find a place or a space in the city thatyou are connected to that interests you in terms of a theatrical situation. Visit this place repeatedly and find out why it is interesting to you; study it (e.g. measuring, drawing, photographing it, etc.) and make something out of it which is important to you (preferably in the form of a model).Use the method AS FOUND: interpreting the commonplace from a new point of view – handling the existing with a willful approach – perceiving something from a more radical perspective.

Submittal of the text, the portfolio and the assignment from June 1, 2021 until June 10, 2021 at www.akbild.ac.at/zulassung

Please submit your files in pdf format and mark each file with your family name.E.g.: Motivation_Xxx, Portfolio_Xxx, Assignment_Xxx

Candidates eligible for the admission examination will benotified by E-Mail on the 14th of June 2021 after 8.00 p.m.

2nd part:

  • Digital - only for candidates admitted to the 2nd part:
  • From Tuesday, June 15, 2021, through Thursday, June 17, 2021
  • The assignment will be announced to the admitted candidates by E-Mail 

Only candidates who pass both parts of the exam will be admitted to study at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna.
Announcement of the candidates admitted: Thursday, June 17, after 8.00 p.m. by E-Mail

The Academy of Fine Arts Vienna actively supports the application of people with disabilities and strives to create an admission examination as accessible as possible. Applicants may contact the responsible person, Christina Fasching in the Student Welcome Center with their questions via email to studentwelcome@akbild.ac.at