Department of Media & Design

Content Strategy

Admissions

 

How do I apply?

You can apply if you meet the admission requirements.

Step 1: Gather the required documents.

Your application must contain the following documents:

  • a signed letter of application

  • a signed CV

  • a documentary evidence that you have completed a relevant Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification
    This evidence is not required for FH JOANNEUM graduates.

  • a Transcript of Records for verifying compliance with the admission requirements.
    This evidence is not required for FH JOANNEUM graduates.

Tip:

If you do not yet have your Austrian documents (Bachelor or Diploma certificate) at the time of submitting your application, you can submit them by the start of your course. Separate guidelines apply for documents submitted by international applicants. If you have any questions please send an email to bewerbung@fh-joanneum.at.

The letter of application and the CV must be submitted in English. Other application documents (with the exception of copies of original documents) can be submitted in English or German.

  • Portfolio with samples of your work – publications, pieces of work – or links to other publications and/or projects
    You can upload the link to your online portfolio when submitting your online application.

  • a proof of qualification for university entrance
    This evidence is not required for FH JOANNEUM graduates.

  • a proof of proficiency in English
    The level of competence in English language must be equivalent to Level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (see www.goethe.de).
    Proof of proficiency in English must be provided in the form of a TOEFL Certificate (min. 87 points), a TELC Certificate (B2), a Cambridge Certificate (First Certificate in English, FCE), an IELTS Certificate (5.0), a PTE Academic Certificate (Pearson Test of English; min. 59 points), an Austrian secondary school leaving certificate or another equivalent school certificate.

  • a copy of your citizenship certificate or passport
    This evidence is not required for FH JOANNEUM graduates.

You have international documents and/or you are not an Austrian citizen?

Then you’ll need to meet certain requirements. For more information please go to International Applicants.

Step 2: Submit your application.

All applicants will receive an FH JOANNEUM account allowing them to apply for a degree programme. If you wish to apply, please register at JOANNEUM | online. Fill in the fields First name, Last name, Date of birth and Email, confirm your entries and submit. You will then receive an automatically generated email with a link to the online application.

Follow the link and log in by creating your personal password. You can use the proposed user name or your email address. First select the course type "Master degree programme" and then choose the degree programme you wish to apply for from the drop-down menu. Finally, please fill in your personal and contact details.

Upload your application documents. The letter of motivation, CV, Transcript of Records, proof of university entrance qualification and citizenship certificate or passport copy are mandatory documents. Please also upload proof of a relevant Bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification and any required language certificates. If you do not yet have your Austrian documents (e.g., Bachelor or Diploma certificate) at the time of submitting your application, you can submit them by the start of your course.

The online portfolio must be submitted by the end of the application period.

Note:

Please remember to tick the agreement box and submit your online application by clicking on Send.

After submission you can follow the status of your online application under My Applications in JOANNEUM | online and also upload documents at a later date.

Tip:

Applicants and students who already have an FH JOANNEUM account can submit a new application under My Applications.

Tip:

Adhere to the application deadline and ensure that your documents are complete and signed before you send them off. Only then will your application be accepted.

Step 3: Wait to be invited to the admissions process.

Your application will be checked by the Study Administration division. You will receive an email to confirm that your documents are complete and that you meet the admission requirements within two weeks of submission.

You will receive an email with the time and place of the admissions process two or three weeks after the application deadline.