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The New Design University St. Pölten (NDU) is an international, real-life site of high-end education in design, engineering and business. The NDU trains creative thinkers who advance social change and explore tomorrow’s processes of work and design today.


The New Design University St. Pölten currently offers five bachelor's courses and three master's courses.

Bachelor

Graphic & Information Design *
Interior Design & 3D Design *
Manual & Material Culture*
Event Engineering
Management by Design °

Master 

Interior Design & Visual Communication *
Entrepreneurship & Innovation *

 

Foundation Course

For all those who are not yet sure whether a creative bachelor's course is just the right thing for them, there is the Foundation Course - a two-semester basic course, serving as a preparation for a subsequent bachelor's course at the New Design University.

 

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

In the design-related bachelor's courses at the NDU - marked with an asterisk (*) - all exams can be taken in English, all written papers can be submitted in English as well. However, a good passive command of German is required, since you must be able to follow the discussions in class. We therefore strongly encourage candidates to enrol in an intensive German course prior to commencing their studies at the NDU.

Also, please note that proof of at least a B2 level in either German or English is required for admission (if your English is at B2 or higher, you will still need the aforementioned passive German skills when attending classes).

On demand, the master's courses Information & Spatial Design and Entrepreneurship & Innovation are offered entirely in English (minimum 10 participants required).

For further information please consult the "Fast Facts / Admission" page of the respective course, or contact our info line by phone or e-mail at +43 (0)2742 890 2418 or info(at)ndu.ac.at.

 

(°) planned

(*) bilingual courses / English on Demand

FIND OUT MORE

Do you have questions about a particular course? Would you like to get to know our staff - or find out what our students have to say about studying at the NDU? No problem! Our team will gladly answer your questions - either per mail, by phone or Skype, or in an individual appointment here at our university.

HEADS & DETAILS

Who's teaching at the NDU? Who are the "creative heads" in charge of guiding and running the University? What are the research subjects and areas of expertise of our professors and assistants? Here you'll find not only contact details but also short bios and portraits of the NDU Team.

VIRTUAL WALK

We're always looking forward to visitors in person – but if you aren't around, now there's a great way of getting to know our University at at distance and experiencing the creative atmosphere 'by proxy'. You can start the 3D "Virtual Walk" in any recent Web browser.

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