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Bachelor of Arts in Arts and Design (BA)

Full-time study, 6 semesters

Semester abroad (optional)

Professional practical training between 4th and 5th semester

Languages of instruction: German, partly English

No tuition fees

Admission requirements


Specific admission requirements to the degree programme

The InterMedia bachelor's degree programme at the FHV is a graduate degree programme and requires the following qualifications or credentials:

General university entrance qualification:

  • Austrian matriculation certificate or vocational matriculation certificate or
  • equivalent university entrance qualification certificate or
  • equivalent foreign certificate (e.g. Abitur) or
  • Certificate of completion of at least three years of study at a recognised domestic or foreign post-secondary educational institution or

Specialized professional qualification:

  • Completed relevant apprenticeship with additional exams for InterMedia or
  • Completion of a relevant vocational secondary school with additional examinations for InterMedia or
  • German Fachhochschulreife (subject-relevant) as well as Swiss Berufsmaturität need the additional exams for InterMedia.

Knowledge of German and English at level B2 (Matura level) of the CEFR (Common European Framework of Languages) is a basic requirement for admission to the degree programme.


Personal Requirements

  • Design and conceptual talent
  • It is advantageous if you have already been able to gain relevant experience in the design field before taking up your studies or can prove that you have prepared for your studies.
  • A professional time period (apprenticeship, work placement, job) in the design field or a relevant oriented school degree improves the chances in the admission process.

Recognition of previous academic achievement
Special regulations: Previous academic achievements can be credited to you individually in individual courses during your studies. You will receive details about this in a conversation with the programme director.