Degree: Bachelor of Arts (BA)
Duration of course: 6 semesters
Course load: 157 hours per semester, 180 ECTS points
Language of instruction: German
Final projects: theoretical bachelor degree paper in 5th semester, practical bachelor’s project in 6th semester
Course director: Univ.-Prof. Hans Stefan Moritsch
These amount to 530 € per month or 3,150 € per semester and are increased each year in line with inflation. The increase is implemented at the start of the winter semester based on the consumer price index for the previous year, January to December, and capped at a maximum of 5% with the increase being rounded up to the nearest 10 €.
Please also note, in addition to your tuition fees it is a compulsory requirement that all students pay their student union membership fee (“OH” Fees). This fee is currently 21.20 € per semester (status: September 2022)
additionally € 600 extension module "Crafting" (duration: 4 semesters).
additionally € 250 extension module "Scientific Working" (duration: 2 semesters).
Kindly supported by the D.E.S.I.G.N. Foundation
FINANCIAL SUPPORT OPTIONS
There are a number of options available to help you finance your studies at the New Design University. However, please note that most public grants require a prior three-year residence in Austria before applying. Further options are international and private scholarships and grants as well as student loans.
For further details see Scholarships/Financing
Please note that proof of at least a B2 level in German is required for admission. We therefore strongly encourage candidates to enrol in an intensive German course prior to commencing their studies at the NDU.
For further information please contact our info line by phone or e-mail at +43 (0)2742 851 24180 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applicants for the bachelor’s degree course in Manual & Material Culture must have completed an apprenticeship in a relevant field or have graduated from an academic or vocational secondary school (HTL or college graduates in a relevant field) or have a higher education entrance qualification.
Students without qualifications pertinent to this field must complete additional training in an accompanying extension module, with a choice between woodworking and metalworking. Students having completed an apprenticeship in a relevant field must complete an accompanying extension module enabling them to perform scientific work.
Another requirement is that applicants pass an entrance examination. The aim of this examination is to assess your manual and your artistic, creative aptitude. Applicants must present a portfolio of 15 to 20 works (drawings, models, three-dimensional works in manual craft/design or artistic projects) at this entrance examination. Sketchbooks are particularly welcomed.
There are usually three entrance examination dates to choose from (see Course registration).
Entrance exams for the year 2023/24 will be held on:
Entrance Exam #1: Sat, 28 Jan 2023
(Registration deadline: 21 Jan 2023)
Entrance exam #2: Sat, 03 Juny 2023
(Registration deadline: 27 May 2023)
Entrance Exam #3: Sat, 26 Aug 2023
(Registration deadline: 19 Aug 2023)
We'll be happy to advise you on the details: simply contact us by phone on +43 (0)2742 851 24180 or by e-mail at info(at)ndu.ac.at. Our course directors will also be happy to provide details at a personal meeting.