MORE – The Refugees’ Initiative of Universities Austria

The mdw – University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna is among the world's largest and most renowned universities specialised in the performing arts of music, theatre and film.


Women and men with the following residence permits can participate:


  • Asylum-Seekers with a residence entitlement card acc. to Art. 51 Asylum Act
  • Recognised refugees
  • A person who has been granted subsidiary protection acc. to Art. 52 Asylum Act
  • A person who has been granted temporary leave to remain acc. to Art. 46a Aliens Police Act

Waive of the membership fee for the Austrian student union; the insurance fee being covered by the student union



  • A photo identification
  • To inscribe as an extra-curricular student please visit the Studies and Academic Service Department at the mdw
  • Please note the general admission deadline for the winter semester 2016:

Mon 19 September 2016 to Fri 14 October 2016


  • After the registration process as an extra-curricular student you'll get an e-mail account from the University of Music and Performing Arts. Please note to read the messages in your mailbox to keep yourself informed about  informations and activities by the MORE initiative.





The courseplan will be updated continuously.


The admission examination