On the way to an art university: the Art University Organization Act of 1970

Susanne Prucher, Silvia Herkt, Susanne Kogler, Severin Matiasovits, Erwin Strouhal
Cover: Auf dem Weg zur Kunstuniversität

This publication is the first to comprehensively document the historical course of the Austrian art universities' becoming higher education institutions and spans in diverse contributions an arc from the origins and developments of the Austrian art academies in the 19th and 20th centuries, through the process of creation and the challenges of the new structures at the individual universities, to the effects, developments and perspectives that these brought with them and still bring today. They trace the beginnings of self-determination, voice and equality in their institutions.

Publications on the History of the University Mozarteum Salzburg, Volume 15

Book Presentation
October 7, 2021 at 6:00 p.m.
Small Studio

In their first joint research work, the archives of the Mozarteum University, the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna, the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz and the University of Applied Arts Vienna publish the history of their becoming art universities: The publication is dedicated to the reappraisal of the first steps towards autonomy, the democratization of the universities, and the equality of art and science.