APPLY NOW! Join the architecture masters program at Studio Hadid Vienna

APPLY NOW! Join the architecture masters program at Studio Hadid Vienna

General Information

The architectural study at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna is offered only as a Master program that takes 6 semesters and finishes with MArch.


Note that it is only possible to apply for one of the three Architecture studios at the same time.


Admission qualification

The admission at our studio depends on the artistic talent of the candidates as evidenced by the portfolio and a personal interview decided by a jury. Requirement for aproval is a bachelor (BA) in architecture or from a related field. The bachelor degree will be needed when enlistening at the Univeristy not at the time of application . At that time the original will be required and if not issued in German or English an officially translated and certified document.


Admission 2014/15

the admission consists of 3 parts


1. submission of

–  the filled in and signed admission form


2.  submission of

– a portfolio (can be sent digitally, max. 20 MB or by regular mail – in general a printout portfolio will not be returned)

In the porfolio the following should be indicated: whether a project or piece of work was done academically (e.g. at the University), professionally (as part of an office or professional practice) or privately. If projects were made in a team collaborators / fellow students should be named.

– CV plus photo

– letter of motivation

– transcript of studies

–  additional material is welcome (e.g. letter of recommendation)


3.  interview (if possible personally otherwise via Skype)


The admission has been passed if all parts have been tested positive by the entry jury. The portfolio should present a selection of work in any media including architectural design, graphic design, photography, industrial design, printmaking, drawing, painting, sculpture, etc. (from 10 up to a maximusm of 30 works)


First Entry Date:

February 2014


Second Entry Date:

Registration until 12th of September, 2014

We recommend and appreciate to get the documents earlier than the mentioned deadline.

Depending on the quality of the material submitted selected applicants will be invited to an interview between the 22nd and 26th of September 2014.

Exact time and procedure for the interview will be coordinated via e-mail.


Language of instruction: English – a certificate in English will not be necessary.


Contact and information concerning fees and invitations for visa: Department for Student and Academic Affairs:


Further information and service: Tel: + 43-1-71133-2310 DW,