Entrance exam 2022

Information28. 01. 2022

The application process for the academic year 2022/23 is closed. The next entrance exam is going to take place in January/February 2023. The relevant dates and deadlines will be published here in autumn 2022.

Portfolio feedback in preparation for the upcoming entrance exams is possible until December 16th 2022, every Thursday between 2 and 4pm. To make an appointment contact stefan.wykydal@uni-ak.ac.at

The entrance exam consists of two parts:

1) Online submission of the portfolio: January 12th-28th 2022, 12:00 (CET)

Prepare one PDF (max. 50 MB) for the online submission, including:– Portfolio
– CV
– Letter of motivation
– Questionnaire (download docx or pdf)

Starting from January 12th 2022, you can submit your application on https://application.uni-ak.ac.at/

Please prepare a portfolio of recent works (not older than two years) that reflect your interests, your focus and your work method. Include about 10 examples of analog paintings and about 20 analog drawings. Please add the following infos to each work: title, technique, height x width in cm, year

You can also submit sketches, photographs, animations and storyboards. Share videos by uploading them on Vimeo or Youtube and include the links (and password) in the PDF portfolio.

Enclose a letter of motivation (about 500 words) with your application, a free format CV and fill out the questionnaire.

The application should clearly show your interest and skills in studying painting and/or animated film. The websites of the department and  the university will help to give you an idea of the studies.

You will be notified by end of January 2022 about the results. If your portfolio was accepted you will be admitted to the

2) Practical part: February 21rd – 25th, 2022

The practical part will be held online on Zoom. The assignments will be given on the 1st day of the exam.

Successful candidates will be notified between February 28th and March 4th 2022 and start their studies in October 2022.

We are looking forward to your application! 

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