The part-time Master in Image Science offered by the Department of Image Sciences, which starts for the 10th time, deals with the latest results of image-related questions from research and practice and offers a study program for interdisciplinary image-related research with opportunities for specialization in the areas of photography, exhibition design and management and digital collection management. The course of studies offers a Europe-wide, unparalleled continuing education programme, which enables students to set their own individual priorities through a modular training concept.


Today, internationally renowned experts, such as Christian BRACHT, Martin Roman DEPPNER, Erna FIORENTINI, Anton HOLZER, Harald KRAEMER, Ramón REICHERT, Christiane PAUL, Klaus SACHS-HOMBACH and Martin WARNKE, convey essential image and media skills as well as professional handling of visual material. Blocked one-week teaching sessions that closely combine theory and practice take place in the inspiring surroundings of Göttweig Abbey in the UNESCO cultural landscape of Wachau.


Target group

People from different branches and scientific fields, who work with pictures in their professional life or deal with picture contents or strive for this in their future career. Universities, research institutions, public & private archives, press offices, the pre-press sector, picture agencies, museums, archives, libraries or documentation centres, advertising agencies and photo studios.

Course option
Master of Arts (Bildwissenschaft)
Academic Expert Program
Admission requirements
Study or work experience according to regulations
Study or an equivalent qualification according to regulations
Learning format
5 semesters, part time
4 semesters, part time
Course fee
EUR 10.850,--
EUR 7.850,--
Winter semester 2022/23, 17 October 2022
Winter semester 2022/23, 17 October 2022
German and English
German and English
Regulation (Curriculum)
Study location
University for Continuing Education Krems
Dr.-Karl-Dorrek-Straße 30
3500 Krems

Administrative assistance

Martina Schmied

Questions about the study course?

Please feel free to contact us directly.

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