Winter 2020/21
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Due to the current Covid-19 situation, please visit our website from time to time to be informed about further updates and possible changes!

General Information

The degree course Site-Specific Art is positioned within the Institute of Fine Arts and Media Art. The department is headed by Paul Petritsch (Six & Petritsch).The degree course runs for eight semesters and includes the central artistic course as well as electives in crafts, theory, and a variety of media-related practices.

The next entrance examination will take place in February. The application process is as follows: After the submission of portfolios, a preliminary selection will be made on the basis of each candidate’s work. Those selected will then be notified to attend a three-day entrance examination conducted at the department. The examination committee will post a list of the results at the university. All portfolios must be submitted personally by the applicant at the department in order to be taken into consideration.

Information and consultation for applicants

Open House Day in October provides an excellent opportunity to gain insight into our department and obtain information about the program of study. Both current students and the teaching staff will be happy to answer all your questions. We also recommend that prospective students arrange individual consultations beforehand, during which they will have the opportunity to present and discuss work samples. 

If you are interested in arranging a consultation (and can’t come to the portfolio-feedback talks), we encourage you to schedule an appointment in time (

Conditions for Admission

For full enrollment, students must
a) be at least 17 years of age
b) successfully complete the entrance examination



• informal application letter (with photo) outlining interests and motivations for applying
• work samples and concepts, realized in media such as graphics, photography, painting, video, sound, and text, which demonstrate the applicant’s individual interests.

Next entrance exam: 22.02. - 26.02.2021



Image: Heribert Friedl