University of Art and Design Linz

Kunstuniversität Linz
Name in original language: 
Kunstuniversität Linz
Domgasse 1, 4020 Linz, Austria


University of Art and Design Linz refers to the bundling of and focusing on artistic, scientific and other potential relating to the transfer of knowledge in the context of the media. At the university, inter-mediality refers to the teaching of broad media skills under all academic programmes, while on an inter-university level Kunstuniversitat Linz constantly fosters its own development and enhancement as a top-level international centre of research, education and information in the field of the arts, science and business. In this regard, it has established strong cooperation partnerships with regional and international institutions, including the Linz Ars Electronica Center. spatial strategies. Based on excellent technical skills training in the individual courses, Kunstuniversitat Linz focuses on the interfacing of architecture, design, urban and regional planning, ecology and the media. Accordingly, concrete artistic-scientific projects and research activities provide a basis for developing students\' cross-sectional skills and competencies spanning the different disciplines, thereby affording them a broad perspective and teaching the required flexibility. projects. academic research. As Kunstuniversitat Linz unites practical creative work and scientific research as well as applied and pure decorative design under one roof, art science research ranges among its curricular core activities. Both from a methodological point of view and as far as knowledge transfer and art education are concerned, the challenging relationship between science and art requires extensive research and development of the arts in one single process. Accordingly, the Kunstuniversitat’s profile focuses on cultural studies and art theory, media theory, educational outreach strategies and gender studies in the context of tangible artistic production.

Name of contact person: 
Regina Dicketmüller