2020 Admission Open

Curious about technology and media? Do you want to discover more about interactive art, virtual environments, physical computing and creative robotics? Are you interested in creating digital experiences and re-think future knowledge systems?

Start to study at Interface Cultures Master program. Now is the perfect time to get in contact!

Interface Cultures at the University of Art and Design in Linz, Austria provides an internationally oriented master and research program in Interactive Digital Arts, led by Christa Sommerer & Laurent Mignonneau.

If you are interested in applying for the Interface Cultures master program, the registration time for the study year 2020/2021 is now open until 19th June, 2020. Entrance interview will take place on 1st July, 2020.

Important note: Entrance examinations for all fields of study for the academic year 2020/21 will be held online! Therefore, applicants do not have to travel to Linz to take part in the entrance examinations! More detailed information on the exact procedure of the entrance examinations will soon be announced here and via the departments.


The Interface Cultures program has a close partnership with Ars Electronica and students projects are featured at the Ars Electronica Festival on a yearly basis. To discover more about us, visit the department website http://interface.ufg.at/ and discover our activities on the Interface Cultures blog http://interface.ufg.ac.at/blog/

Study requirements:
To study at Interface Cultures you need a valid bachelor (or equivalent) degree to qualify for the admission to this master program. For EU-citizens the program is generally free of charge, non-EU-citizens currently have to pay a fee of 726,72 € per semester. Students can apply to university fee reduction funds.

Language Skills:
German skills are not required to join the program. The master program is fully held in English language; our faculty also can support German, French, Spanish and Italian speaking students.

Materials needed for the interview:
For the online registration you will have to provide a copy of your degree, along with a motivation letter, your CV and a portfolio of your works.

More information on the application procedures: https://www.ufg.at/Zulassungspruefung.1331+M52087573ab0.0.html

If you have any further questions regarding the registration procedure, please get in touch with:

  • Davide Bevilacqua, University Assistant – email
  • Gertrude Hörlesberger, Faculty Admininstration – email