Department of Media & Design

Industrial Design



How do I apply?

You can apply if you meet the admission requirements.

Part 1: Application

Gather the required documents.

Your application must contain the following documents:

  • a signed letter of application
    Please let us know your choice of specialisation – “Mobility Design“ or “Eco-innovative Design” – in your letter of application.

  • a signed CV

  • a copy of 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.


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

  • a proof of qualification for university entrance

  • a proof of proficiency in English
    The level of competence must be equivalent to Level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (see
    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

  • Application Form, completed and signed


If you are applying online, you do not need to complete and sign the Application Form by hand. The Application Form can also be completed online.

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.

Submit your application.


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.

You want to apply online?

Complete the Application Form online and upload your application documents. Simply follow the link to the online application for Master’s degree programmes


In the event of a system overload, you can also send the application documents by email to In this case please attach the Application Form as a PDF.

You want to apply by post?

Send your full set of application documents by (registered) mail to:

FH JOANNEUM Gesellschaft mbH
Study Administration
Alte Poststrasse 147
8020 Graz

We recommend that you send your application by registered mail.

Part 2: Portfolio

Digital portfolio

Your most important projects and your Bachelor’s or Diploma thesis should be documented in the digital portfolio as a PDF file.

Submit your digital portfolio.

Please send your digital portfolio (max. 10 MB) to by the submission deadline: 22 May 2020, 12:00.


The original portfolio must be brought along to the admissions procedure.

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.