Master classes, short-term scientific work and artistic projects


  • Participation in short-term subject-specific courses (master classes)
  • Internships or short-term scientific / artistic work abroad

Basic requirements for the granting of support

Applications are permitted for Degree Programme Students

  • starting from the fourth semester in the bachelor's or diploma programme, or starting from the first semester in the master’s programme (if the bachelor’s programme was completed at the KUG) or starting from the second semester in the master’s programme (if the bachelor’s programme was not completed at the KUG);
  • with excellent academic achievements in the Major Artistic Subject;
  • once in a calendar year for a master class / a project abroad and one competition per applicant;
  • for Austrian and international students;
  • if the course takes place abroad with an artist who does not teach at the KUG. The course should last about one working week.


The application (completed application form) must be submitted to the International Office (IO) at least three weeks before the start of the course / project.
>>ATTENTION: Applications that have been submitted after the deadline will not be considered!<<

  • Exception: For master classes, short-term scientific work or artistic projects that take place between July 1 and September 30, the application needs to be submitted by June 20
  • Address: Palais Meran, Leonhardstraße 15, 2nd floor, room 207 - Michaela Ritter

The following documents must be enclosed with the application:

  • A copy of the course brochure (copy of the corresponding page from the internet) or project description;
  • Letter of recommendation from the main subject teacher or the teacher of the Major Artistic Subject
  • Up-to-date enrolment log: Continuation of studies as a Degree Programme Student. Important: The study code must be included in the application;
  • Transcript of records from KUGonline (based on the last completed semester):

-  Bachelor's programme/Diploma Programme: Major Artistic Subject "Very good“;

-  Master's Programme with a previous Bachelor`s programme at the KUG: Overall grade of the bachelor exam "With honours";

-  Master's programme without a previous Bachelor's programme at the KUG: Major Artistic Subject "Very good“;

-  Fields of Studies without a Major Artistic Subject: overall average of all grades in the compulsory subjects and elective subjects < 2,0

Awarding of financial support and return

Awarding of the financial assistance

  • The amount depends on the available funds. There is no legal entitlement to financial assistance.
  • Course fees are not being paid for!
  • It will be communicated in writing via email to the KUG email address of the student whether and to what extent the application was approved.

The following must be submitted upon return:

  • Completed list of travel costs;
  • All original invoices (travel, accommodation). Receipts for meals do not have to be submitted.
  • Confirmation of active participation in the master class (in copy) or confirmation of study activity or internship;
  • Personal experience report

The application must be completed in full and contain the approving signature of the Director of the Institute.


See "Documents for Master Classes and Competitions"

Updated: December 2020