Academic Traineeship at Dept. of Image Science

The Department of Image Science of the Danube University Krems offerstraneeships for students as part of their university education. Students enrolled or graduated outside Austria are eligible to apply for Erasmus+ Traineeship or Credit Mobility to support living and travel costs.

The traineeship provides deeper experience and and practical implementation in the theoretical knowledge acquired in university, among other things by insight into structure and workflow in research projects (Digital Humanities, Archives and Documentation).

Overview of potential tasks include: participating in innovative database and interdisciplinary research projects, an interesting variety of research activities, gaining insight into the archiving and documentation of historical and contemporary art, administrative activities, and more.

We offer an interesting and pleasant working environment at Danube University Krems, located in the UNESCO World Hertiage Site Wachau, where valuable practical experience for further study and future professional life can be acquired in singular surroundings.

Since this is a voluntary service, no fee can be offered. Applicants from outside Austria are encouraged to apply for Erasmus+ funds.

The traineeship timing and duration is flexible. Usual duration is 4-8 weeks.

Application documents: curriculum vitae and certificates send digitally to

All students interested in culture and media are welcome.


Potential Projects:

Archive of Digital Art (ADA)
MediaArtHistoriesArchive (MAH-A)
Media Art Histories conference series
Göttweig Monastery Graphic Collection
Digital Humanities Lab
Teaching Programs (for educators) in Image/Media Theory/Practice

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