Global Challenges + Sustainable Developments: Application + Admission

Double Degree Master Programme with Tongji University Shanghai

Application Schedule

Dates tba

Application Requirements

The programme addresses international students from all art and design fields as well as from all scientific and scholarly disciplines with a special interest in inter- and cross-disciplinary working as well as in the intercultural exchange between China and European and non-European countries. 

To apply for the programme please register here: and upload your application in one PDF-document (in English; max. 10 MB) using the following document naming: LastName_FirstName_application.pdf

The application-PDF should consist of the following documents:

1. A letter of motivation

with an explanation of interest in the master program and especially in studying in China: What visions, skills and ideas will you bring to the program? What do you expect from the program? What is your vision for your professional future? (600 words/4000 characters);

2. A curriculum vitae

(including e-mail and telephone contact);

3. A portfolio 

of an independently produced sample work or collaboratively produced sample work with personal contributions clearly stated from preliminary studies (e.g. abstracts of scientific work, samples of artistic work);

4. A written research proposal 

for the master thesis referring to one of the five study fields.

5. Two Letters of Recommendation from Professors


For additional information on our study programme and the application procedure, please contact:, +43 (0) 1 71133 3531

For all administrative questions regarding the help with Visa, notarized documents, degrees, translations, fees, enrolment at the University of Applied Arts Vienna, etc., please contact the Student and Academic Affairs Office:,+43 (0) 1 71133 2060

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