Further your career goals, experience project-oriented classes, and refine your design, marketing, and communication skills in Austria.

Austria winters are mild and summers tend to be warm. The national language is German, but many citizens speak English, particularly in larger cities.


Program Details
SchoolFachhochschule Vorarlberg—University of Applied Sciences
Semester OfferedSpring semester
HousingOn campus, furnished
Classroom Experience
  • Mix of independent and group work
  • Irregular class schedule
LocationDornbirn, Austria
Official LanguageGerman
  • 3.0 GPA minimum
  • Junior standing (60 credit minimum)
  • Application due in September
  • Students must obtain a Visa to study in Germany
TuitionSame as your MCAD tuition; there's no extra tuition cost to study off-campus
Flight to NY for Visa$350*
Flight to Austria$1,100*


“The program has a nice mixture of independent work and group work. For my animation assignment I worked independently, and for my other classes I worked in groups most of the time.” –Nikki Norberg

Student Testimonials

“Austria's mountains with swoon you away, and meeting people from all over the world is just amazing, you will want to go back!” –Naomi Chan

“Applying to study abroad was something I did on impulse that quickly became my reality. It was an instinct I'll never regret, and an experience I would trade for nothing else. The lifelong bonds I have formed, unforgettable memories I've made, and totally Instagrammable things I've seen are what make my experience priceless.” –Nora Kubiaczyk 

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