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Registration online and Submission of the examination assignment online:

February 8 until March 1, 2021 

The online application will be available during the call at:

https://calls.akbild.ac.at/calls/index.php?lang=EN

 

Review of the assignment by a commission:

March 2 until March 22, 2021

Applicants who are invited for a personal interview / oral examination will be notified by email on March 26, 2021.

Examination interviews of the invited applicants with the commission:

April 19 and 20, 2021, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. online via zoom

The interviews take place in small groups of two to four applicants. You can decide whether you want to conduct the interview in German or English. You will be asked to briefly introduce yourself and outline your proposed project before the commission (please be very brief and keep this presentation to a maximum of five minutes), and shortly explain your decision to apply for the Master in Critical Studies. Afterwards, members of the commission will ask you a few questions regarding your application.

The commission will decide who is admitted to the study program

by April 21, 2021. You will be informed about the results by e-mail.

Master in Critical Studies:

Completion of a bachelor degree in a related field or equivalent, proof of possession of special university entrance qualification (for applicants from so-called Third States), successfully passing the admission test and proof of German and English language competency before admission (at least B2 of the Common European Reference Scale for Languages)

https://www.akbild.ac.at/portal_en/studies/studieninfos_en/admission/admission-to-study/enrolment?set_language=en&cl=en

For inquiries please contact: studienabteilung@akbild.ac.at

Examination Assignment:

Please sketch an artistic-academic project that you could imagine to realize as a Master's thesis at the end of the program. This project should combine scholarly and artistic components in an interdisciplinary manner. Explain which research methods you would like to use, whether and how you would like to work on which humanities and cultural studies questions, which artistic techniques and realization modes could be used. Which social contexts could your project be relevant in? Do you have a specific audience in mind?

Length:

Please write no less than 4,000 characters and no more than 10,000 characters.

Form:

Use your own words but define your terminology. You are not expected to apply a specific academic or artistic jargon. State the reasons for your decisions.

Language:

Your text can be written in either German or English.

Documents to be submitted:

  • CV (1 single document; pdf)
  • Examination Assignment (1 single document; pdf)
  • work samples: portfolio or text work (1 single document; pdf)
  • Diploma and transcript of the highest academic degree (unlimited files; pdf)

Submission of the examination assignment online:

from February 8 until March 2, 2021, until 11:59pm

Review of the assignment by a commission:

March 2 until March 22, 2021

Applicants who are invited for a personal interview / oral examination will be notified by email on March 26, 2021.

Examination interviews of the invited applicants with the commission:

April 19 and 20, 2021, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. online via zoom

The interviews take place in small groups of two to four applicants. You can decide whether you want to conduct the interview in German or English. You will be asked to briefly introduce yourself and outline your proposed project before the commission (please be very brief and keep this presentation to a maximum of five minutes), and shortly explain your decision to apply for the Master in Critical Studies. Afterwards, members of the commission will ask you a few questions regarding your application.

The commission will decide who is admitted to the study program

by April 21, 2021. You will be informed about the results by e-mail.

Master in Critical Studies:

Completion of a bachelor degree in a related field or equivalent, proof of possession of special university entrance qualification (for applicants from so-called Third States), successfully passing the admission test and proof of German and English language competency before admission (at least B2 of the Common European Reference Scale for Languages)

https://www.akbild.ac.at/portal_en/studies/studieninfos_en/admission/admission-to-study/enrolment?set_language=en&cl=en

For inquiries please contact: studienabteilung@akbild.ac.at

Examination Assignment:

Please sketch an artistic-academic project that you could imagine to realize as a Master's thesis at the end of the program. This project should combine scholarly and artistic components in an interdisciplinary manner. Explain which research methods you would like to use, whether and how you would like to work on which humanities and cultural studies questions, which artistic techniques and realization modes could be used. Which social contexts could your project be relevant in? Do you have a specific audience in mind?

Length:

Please write no less than 4,000 characters and no more than 10,000 characters.

Form:

Use your own words but define your terminology. You are not expected to apply a specific academic or artistic jargon. State the reasons for your decisions.

Language:

Your text can be written in either German or English.

Documents to be submitted:

  • CV (1 single document; pdf)
  • Examination Assignment (1 single document; pdf)
  • work samples: portfolio or text work (1 single document; pdf)
  • Diploma and transcript of the highest academic degree (unlimited files; pdf)

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