Industrial Design 33
Department of Media & Design

Industrial Design


Industrial design is playing an ever more important role in modern society. This Master’s degree programme offers practical preparation for the increasing demands placed on the designers of the future by the industry and design studios. You can specialise in Mobility Design or Eco-Innovative Design.

What you will learn:

Design projects

Mobility Design

Eco-Innovative Design

Guest professors

Virtual modelling

Team work

Did you know, …

… that some challenging design activities await you?

Graduates of the master course work as employees at various design studios such as KISKA in Salzburg and forpeople in London or the design and development departments of various companies such as Apple, Audi, KTM, Nokia and Philips. Many of our graduates have also ventured into self-employment and now run their own design studio.

Did you know, …

… that we cooperate closely with the business world?

A network of cooperation partners enables us to work in close contact with industrial companies in Austria and Germany. Ongoing development and adaptation of the curriculum guarantees practical training with exceptional job prospects. Internships abroad can be seen as an important springboard, as demonstrated by our successful graduates working for companies like Apple, VW, BMW etc.

Did you know, …

… that we will present your draft designs in public?

At the end of the summer semester, we organise a comprehensive exhibition of selected draft designs and master projects, making the ideas and concepts produced by students accessible to a broad audience. We have already used the Kunsthaus Graz (Designforum) and MuseumsQuartier Wien (design austria) as event locations.

Did you know, …

… that you will complete the course with a professional master project?

The crowning conclusion and highlight of your design course is a successful master project. Our professional university staff offer support and practical input in the fields of research, design and 3D modelling. When it comes to creating presentation models, the model building team lend a hand with high quality tools such as a CNC milling machine, 3D printer and clay modelling facilities.

Did you know, …

… that you will cooperate with companies to complete your master project?

You’ll establish contact with potential cooperation partners during your internship. Recently students have completed some interesting projects with Porsche Design in Zell am See, BMW Motorrad in Munich, Audi in Ingolstadt and many others. This enables you to apply the expertise you have learnt in innovative design studies together with professional partners.