Studying History of Art at the University of Vienna

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Course Directory (summer semester 2022)
Exam Dates
FAQs and Information on the Degree Programmes (via StudienServiceStelle, in German)



Registration for courses held in the summer semester 2022

Courses ("Übungen")

Registration for Master Programme: Ended on February 13th
Registration for Bachelor Programme: Ended on February 18th

Case Studies and Seminars ("Fallstudien und Seminare")

Ended on February 21st

Field Trip: Art in Vienna ("Exkursionen: Kunst in Wien")

Ended on February 13th

Field Trip Within Austria: Austria and its Historic Context ("Exkursionen: Österreich in seinem historischen Umfeld")

Please no registration before the term of application begins!
Registration via e-mail to the StudienServiceStelle. Further information...

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, changes (f.i. the date or the course format) may occur on short notice!


  • 080081 EX: Lower Austria
    Lecturer: ao. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Monika Dachs
    Classes: September 26th - 29th 2022
    Mandatory Preliminary Meeting: planned for May 31st 2022, 11:30 a.m. in Lecture Room 4  (Seminarraum 4)
    Course Registration: March 11th - 18th 2022, 10:00 a.m. respectively 

Field Trip: Beyond Austria ("Exkursion: Ausland")

Please no registration before the term of application begins!
Registration via e-mail to the StudienServiceStelle. Further information...

  • 080033 EX: Greece, North Macedonia and Bulgaria
    Lecturer: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Lioba Theis
    Classes: planned for April 28th - May 5th 2022
    Mandatory Preliminary Meeting: March 22nd 2022, 6:15 p.m. planned for Lecture Room 1  (Seminarraum 1)
    Course Registration: Ended

  • 080021 EX: Centers of Contemporary Art in Poland: Warszawa, Kraków, Lódz
    Lecturer: Dr. Magdalena Nieslony, M.A.
    Classes: September 1st - 12th 2022
    Mandatory Preliminary Meeting: April 5th 2022, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. (Lecture Room 2 / Seminarraum 2) and August 16th 2022, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. (Lecture Room 1 / Seminarraum 1)
    Course Registration: Ended

  • 080028  EX: Venice and the Biennale
    Lecturers: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Raphael Rosenber and Mag. Dr. Luise Reitstätter
    Classes: September 5th - 17th 2022
    Mandatory Preliminary Meeting: March 11th 2022, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. (Lecture Room 1 / Seminarraum 1)
    Course Registration: Ended
    PLEASE NOTE: Due to museum entry restrictions all participants have to be vaccinated (1G)! 

  • 080059 EX: Napels
    Lecturer: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Sebastian Schütze
    Classes: To be announced
    Mandatory Preliminary Meeting: March 9th 2022, 12:00 p.m.
    Course Registration: Ended
  • 080097 EX: Cairo: Islamic Architecture and Art
    Lecturer: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Markus Ritter
    Classes: End of April / Beginning of May, approx. 10 days (f.i. April 25th - May 5th 2022)
    Mandatory Preliminary Meeting: March 4th 2022, 2:00 p.m. (Lecture Room 4 / Seminarraum 4)
    Course Registration: Ended
    Costs: approx. 970-1090€ (detailed information see course directory link below)



Curricula and Exams

Areas of Study
Course Directory
Registration for Courses and Exams
Board Exams ("Kommissionelle Wiederholungsprüfungen")
Accessible Studies - Alternative Modes Of Assessment
Exam Dates
University Operations during COVID-19 Pandemic

Study Programmes

- Admission Requirements
- Latin
- Curriculum
-- Curriculum Diagram
- Extension Curricula and Alternative Extensions
- Extension Curricula for Bachelor Students from Different Study Programmes
- Bachelor Programme 2011 (expiring)
- Finishing Your Degree

- Admission Requirements
- Curriculum
- Master's Thesis
- Master's Examination
-- Curriculum Diagram


Course Recognition ("Anerkennungen")

External Recognition

Student Mobility

Erasmus Outgoing Mobility
Erasmus in Vienna - Incoming Mobility


Guidebook Scholarly Practice (in German)
Learning Management System Moodle
List of Abbreviations

Curricula and Exams

Areas of Study

Medieval art history (late antiquity/Middle Ages)
Early modern art history (early modern period)
Modern art history (modern period)
Contemporary art
Central European art history
Byzantine art history
Islamic art history
Asian art history

Course Directory

The course directory is generated on and accessible via u:find (link to course directory for summer semester 2022). There you will find detailed information on dates, deadlines, lecturers, content of lectures, module assignation, field trips and any current changes due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Registration for Courses and Exams

To sign up for courses and exams please visit the university-wide registration system u:space.
Click here for general information on registration via u:space. For FAQs specific to the History of Art degree programmes, please click here.

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