About the mdw

The mdw – University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna numbers among the world’s largest and most renowned universities specialised in the performing arts fields of music, theatre and film. The achievements of teachers, students and graduates of all courses of study make an ongoing contribution to the University’s worldwide reputation, while over 1,000 University-organised events per year afford students a comprehensive range of performance opportunities and serve to document the mdw’s high standards of instruction and scholarship.

Locations & Opening hours

Anton-von-Webern-Platz 1, 1030 Wien
(Mon – Fri: 08.00 – 21.30; Sat: 08.00 – 17.30)

Lothringerstraße 18, 1030 Wien
(Mon – Fri: 08.00 – 20.45; Sat: 08.00 – 17.45)

Metternichgasse 8, 1030 Wien
(Mon – Fri: 08.00 – 20.45; Sat: 08.00 – 12.45)

Metternichgasse 12, 1030 Wien
(Mon – Fri: 08.00 – 21.45; Sat: 08.00 – 12.45)

Penzinger Straße 7-9, 1140 Wien
(Mon – Fri: 08.00 – 21.45; Sat: 08.00 – 17.45)

Rennweg 8, 1030 Wien
(Mon – Fri: 08.00 – 21.00; Sat: 08.00 – 17.30)

Rienößlgasse 12, 1040 Wien
(Mon – Fri: 08.00 – 20.30; Sat: 08.00 – 15.30)

Schlosstheater, Schönbrunner Schloßstraße, 1130 Wien
(Mon – Fri: 08.00 – 17.45)

Seilerstätte 26, 1010 Wien
(Mon – Fri: 08.00 – 20.45; Sat: 08.00 – 17.45)

Singerstraße 26A, 1010 Wien
(Mon – Fri: 08.00 – 21.45; Sat: 08.00 – 17.45)

Ungargasse 14, 1030 Wien
(Mon – Fri: 08.00 – 21.45; Sat: 08.00 – 17.45)

 

Please check bulletins to find out changed opening hours during holidays.

Facts and Figures

3,100 students from 70 countries
45% foreign students
860 instructors and researchers
4.5 students per instructor
107 fields of study
Over 1,000 concerts/events per year

Programmes of Study

Offerings include Composition and Music Theory, Conducting, Tonmeister Education, the Instrumental Programme, Music Education, Music Therapy, Music and Movement Education, Church Music, Voice, Music Theatre Directing, Performing Arts, Film and Television, doctoral studies, specific certificate programmes, postgraduate programmes and preparatory programmes.