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The function of the Zentrum Fokus Forschung is to develop projects in the post-graduate research areas of art and science (research projects, incl. projects evolving from the Artistic Research PhD Programme) and to support significant developments in art and science in general.

 The Zentrum Fokus Forschung is a unit – complementing existing departments – at the University of Applied Arts Vienna, in which independent artistic research is generated and connected; artistic work is thereby regarded as the basis of knowledge production, of course in a productive relationship with existing ways of knowledge development, which have been established in other fields of research.

The aim is to generate fresh knowledge regarding specific issues in the arts by providing an adequate institutional focus, to contextualize artistic research and to adequately communicate results in both national and international artistic environments.

The Center’s core task is to coordinate and develop research activities. As a matter of principle, research in the sense of comprehensive knowledge production is open to any outcome, everything is possible.


Research in alternate.mode Covid – 19

For detailed information concerning research at University of Applied Arts Vienna in the current situation please see: research alternate.mode_Covid19



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