Apply now for the Master’s Degree Program Communication, Media, Sound & Interaction Design!

Language of instruction: English & German
Program Length: 4 Semester
Head of degree program: DI (FH) Daniel Fabry

Application Deadline: 27 May 2019

No tuition fee for students from EU/EEA countries.


Please get here further information for each major:

Communication Design
Visualizing information with impact

Communication designers conceptualize and design the conveyance of content using the most diverse analog and digital media. The study program focuses on topics such as brand identity, editorial design, typography, print and digital production, campaigning strategies and visual aesthetics.

Media Design
Creating digital narratives

Media designers create narratives for media channels. Storytelling is the core of their work—it is the substance that comes to life in the various media that Media designers work with: video, motion graphics, 2D and 3D animation, real-time and 360° visualization. Media designers relate stories in digitally generated worlds. They blend real scenes and virtual elements and thus create immersive and augmented experience zones.

Sound Design
Exploring and mastering sound

The designing of and with sound forms the core of this interuniversity course. You will develop detailed knowledge of the artistic design, media-enabled preparation and technical processing of sound as well as semantic and psychoacoustic perception. Students benefit from the collaboration between the FH JOANNEUM University of Applied Sciences and the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz.

Interaction Design
Designing relations and experiences

Interaction designers create digital and analog interfaces between people and their environment and define the way those artefacts are used. The study program is centered around practice‒oriented tasks, from their holistic conception to their prototypical application and evaluation. It focuses on topics such as mobile design, game design, experience design and service design.