Procedure for the online entrance exam 2023/24 at the DIGITAL ARTS department:
Stage 1: Registration and portfolio upload – 11.01.-27.01.2023, until 12:00 noon (local time)
Between Wed, 11.01. and Fri, 27.01.2023 (12:00 noon local time), applicants can register on the Angewandte website. See: https://application.uni-ak.ac.at/ Please have a copy of your passport and a digitised photo ready (upload). After successful registration you will receive a password by mail, which is necessary for uploading the portfolio (also on the Angewandte website!).
Required are three to five works that document the applicant’s involvement with the digital media. These can be concepts, storyboards, sketches, models, concepts and documentation of installations and objects; videos, animations, computerwork, samples, photographs, audiowork, websites (URL), programming samples, etc. Each work should be accompanied by a concept, or a short written explanation. In case of a cooperative work, the applicant’s personal contribution must be defined in detail.
As part of the application, a CV, a letter of motivation, and a photograph of the applicant are to be included in the same PDF file. The PDF must not exceed a file size of max. 50 MB, the successful upload will be confirmed by mail. Large files (e.g. videos) should be linked from the document. Portfolios can be updated (overwritten) until the deadline.
Contact for technical support and general enquiries: DIGITAL ARTS office, firstname.lastname@example.org, +43 171133-2640.
We advise to start registering and uploading well before the deadline. A preselection is made on the basis of the portfolio. The applicants admitted to the three-day-long entrance exam will be notified via e-mail.
Stage 2: Entrance exam, written part and interview – Mon, 27.02. bis Thu, 02.03.2023
From Mon, 27.02. to Wed, 01.03.2023 the written part of the exam will take place. Interviews with the applicants will follow on Thursday, 02.03. (introductions and interviews via ZOOM). By Fri, 10.03.2023, the applicants who passed the exam will be announced.
Start of studies: October 2023.
For applicants who have not been admitted, we will be happy to offer feedback later in the year with a view to a new application.