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Prerequisites & Registration

1. Admission of graduates of the bachelor programme Sculptural Conceptions / Ceramics:
Graduates of the bachelor programme Sculptural Conceptions / Ceramics are eligible for admission to the master programme within a period of 20 months starting with the completion of the bachelor examination.
2. Admission procedure for all other candidates  
The admission procedure for the Master programme is composed of two parts:
2.a. Registration for the admission examination:
All other candidates who have completed a thematically related programme (6 semesters minimum) at a recognised post-secondary educational institution (academy, university of arts) can register for the admission examination. Registration

2.b: Submission of a portfolio:
The portfolio should include a sufficient number of works illustrating the candidate’s artistic development, focus areas and artistic leanings. The portfolio can only be submitted via e-mail: plastische-konzeptionen.office@ufg.at

Based on the submitted portfolio, the examination board decides if candidates will be invited to an interview. Registrations and portfolios are assessed in the order in which they are received. Candidates are notified immediately. It is important to register online for the examination already at the beginning of the registration period and to submit the portfolio as soon as possible – especially for candidates from another country.

2.c. Examination/interview:
After positive evaluation of the portfolio, candidates receive an invitation to a personal interview at the University of Art and Design Linz which consists of the following parts:
- Presentation/discussion of the portfolio, which must be provided in paper form
- Interview with the examination board regarding the candidate’s motivations and goals

Deadlines and registration
Studies and admission / admission examination

Note: Admission to the programme must be applied for after successful completion of the admission examination. Academic credentials are verified in the course of the admission procedure. Admission can only be granted following the verification of all requirements. 

Potential candidates are always invited to seek an appointment with the head of the programme, Univ.Prof. Frank Louis, before the admission examination.

Tuition fees
Details and further information

Univ.-Prof. Dipl.des. Frank Louis

Department advisor
Petra Sturz
T: +43 (0)732 7898 2317
Mobil: +43 (0)676 84 7898 317

University of Art and Design Linz
Department of Sculptural Conceptions / Ceramics
Domgasse 1
4020 Linz | Austria