Applications for study exhanges in the summer semester 2022 must be submitted through Mobility Online by 15.10.2022.

Click here to submit your application. 



The mdw - University for Music and Performing Arts Vienna cooperates with various partner institutions around the world. Exchange students are generally exempt from tuition fees and do not have to take an official entrance exam.

A study exchange within the framework of an exchange program is possible in all regular fields of study offered at the mdw (exception: Doctor Artium). Students of musicology/cultural studies cannot be accepted.

Applications for BA Voice are only possible for the academic year 2021/22 and winter semester 21 and must be uploaded in Mobility Online by March 15, 2021.

Applicants for MA Vocal Performance and MA in Lied, Oratorio, and Concert Performance can can also choose to only apply for the summer semester 22. Applications can be uploaded in Mobility Online in autumn by October 15, 2021.



Fall Term/Academic Year 2021/2022: 15.01.2021 - 15.03.2021

Spring Term 2022: 01.09.2021 - 15.10.2021

Please note: the latter application period is not open for applicants in BA Voice and for or Students from "occasion related" Partners



We only accept applications made through our online application system Mobility Online. After completing the Application Form (see link above), you will receive an email with further instructions for your registration in Mobility Online. In case you should encounter any difficulties, please contact the Incoming Coordinators of the mdw.

Previous Application: In case you have already applied for an exchange semester at the mdw in the past and don't have access to your login details you might encounter technical difficulties when filling out the new application form in Mobility Online. Please switch your first and last name in the new application or add the number 2 to your last name.

"Confirmation" of a mdw professor: If you were already in contact with one of the mdw's professors and have received a confirmation to participate in her/his class, please note that this is only a declaration of intent and can not be seen as a guaranteed acceptance. It will be taken into consideration but you sitll have to go through the whole application process as each application will be reviewed by a commission at the mdw.



You do not have to complete the application at once, you can log out anytime and continue later. Your details will be saved automatically.

In order to fully submit the online application, you have to mark the field "Completion of documents confirmed". You will receive a short confirmation after the deadline has passed and your application has been reviewed! Please mind that this can take up to a few weeks after you have submitted your application.

Please note: Applications not meeting the formal requirements (see section Requirements) or incomplete applications (without any notification of the Incoming Coordinator of the Receiving Institution), will not be considered within the further selection process at all!