Zentrum Fokus Forschung fosters collaborations with national and international institutions and organizations.

Art and Research Database – a cooperation between the University of Applied Arts Vienna and basis wien which enables the further development of an online database documenting the Austrian art scene in the full breadth of its artistic discourse

Research Catalogue – an international database for Artistic Research provided by the Society for Artistic Research (SAR)

PhD Programme Art and Education – a programme designed for PhD candidates in the field of art education in formal and informal educational settings. The programme was initiated by the Institute Art Education (IAE) at Zurich University of the Arts in cooperation with the Art, Art History and Art Pedagogy Seminar at the Institute of Art and Visual Culture at Carl-von-Ossietzky-Universität Oldenburg and the Department for Art and Communication Practices at the University of Applied Art Vienna.