The next steps to studying at the NDU

Advice & registration

Tomorrow’s world needs people who think outside the box!

Interested in graphic design, interior design, and 3D design? In the fascinating link between product design and manual skills – or the unique “Event Engineering” course which combines event technologies with event management? Entrepreneurship and business management or our part-time master’s courses on Electromobility and Energy Management or Innovation and Intellectual Property?

Yes? Then these are the next steps to getting started with your studies – after all, the future won’t wait!

No matter where you see your future: you are just a few steps away from studying at the New Design University.

1. If you have any questions: call us or send us an email (Infoline: +43 (0)2742 851 24180 or info(at) – Monday to Friday from 9am till 4pm).

2. Arrange a personal consultation appointment with our teaching staff! They’ll be happy to answer your questions about courses and your application. If you already have a portfolio of your work, bring it along to your appointment – that allows us to give you immediate feedback about your design work and you to prepare for the entrance exam in good time.

3. No need to worry about tuition fees! Our team will be happy to give you details about scholarships, grants, student loans on easy terms, and other ways of financing your studies at the NDU. However, please note that most public grants require a prior three-year residence in Austria before applying.

4. Use the registration form on our website to register quickly and easily for the entrance exam (for your chosen course).

The next entrance exams will take place on:

Saturday, 23 January 2021 (Registration deadline: 17 Jan 2021) 
Saturday, 29 May 2021 
(Registration deadline: 23 May 2021)
Saturday, 28 August 2021 (Registration deadline: 22 Aug 2021)

5. As soon as you have registered for the entrance exam, our team will get in touch with you, confirm your registration, and inform you about further details (any certificates and documents you need to bring along, etc.).

6. Prepare for the entrance exam – and if any questions crop up, don’t hesitate to get in touch!

7. Just come along to the entrance exam nice and relaxed: we wish you good luck and look forward to welcoming you as a new student to the New Design University in October!

Please refer to our FAQs and the Scholarships & Funding section for more details.


Infoline on studying at the ndu:

T: +43 (0)2742 851 24180
E: info(at)


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.

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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.


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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