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Interior Design & 3D Design


Degree: Bachelor of Arts (BA)
Duration of course: 6 semesters
Course load: 158 hours per semester, 180 ECTS points
Language of Instruction: English, German (see below)
Final projects: theoretical bachelor degree thesis in 5th semester, practical bachelor’s project in 6th semester
Course director: Architect Dipl. Arch. Alistair Neil Harkess
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€ 495 per month or € 2,950 per semester (excl. ÖH membership)

Please note that in addition to the NDU tuition fee, you are also required to pay the compulsory membership in the Austrian Students' Association (ÖH). At the moment, the membership fee amounts to 19.20 EUR per semester.


There are a number of options available to help you finance your studies at the New Design University: state and private scholarships and grants, student loans, and loans on easy terms. For Further details see Scholarships/Financing


Applicants for the bachelor’s degree course in Interior Design & 3D Design require either proof of a higher education entrance qualification in the form of an AHS or BHS-Matura (A-levels) or exceptional artistic and creative aptitude.

Another entrance requirement is that applicants pass an entrance examination. The aim of this examination is to assess your artistic, creative aptitude. Applicants must present a portfolio of 15 to 20 works (drawings, photographs, projects, etc.) at this entrance examination. There are usually three dates to choose from (see Course registration).

Entrance exams for the year 2018/19 will be held on:

1st entrance exam: 27 Jan 2018
(Registration deadline: 19 Jan 2018)

2nd entrance exam: 9 Jun 2018
(Registration deadline: 1 Jun 2018)

3rd entrance exam: 1 Sep 2018
(Registration deadline: 24 Aug 2018)

We'll be happy to advise you on the details: simply contact us by phone on +43 (0)2742 890 2418 or by e-mail at info(at) Our course directors will also be happy to provide details at a personal meeting.


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