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Enhance the awareness of how architecture can tackle the global challenges we are confronted with today

Develop and widen the scope of action for architects and related professionals

Join efforts from different disciplines and include distinct cultural peculiarities

Raise the level of professionality in built environment issues in development



Who can join the programme

Built environment professionals (architects, planners, engineers, or similar) with dedication and commitment to social and sustainable architecture and spatial development.


Required level of education: Graduate Degree or University Bachelor's + Master's Degree in architecture or a comparable branch (min. 240 ECTS).


Team + Structure

Five renowned architects as guest professors, as well as experts from BASEhabitat, are going to work with you on practice driven and hands-on design approaches.

Guest professors

Anna Heringer  -  Helena Sandman  -  Jan Jakob Glasmeier  -   Nina Pawlicki


3 terms - 90 ECTS


Design + Theory in Linz (40 ECTS)

   FEB - JULY 2020

In the first semester in Linz, you will work on four to five short design courses, including theory, individual specialisation and hands-on inputs.


Design + On-Site Experience on a BASEhabitat construction site (20 ECTS)

   MID-SEPT - MID-DEC 2020

In the second semester, you will be on an international construction site, develop design details and build with your own hands and on a one-to-one scale. 


Master Thesis (30 ECTS)

   FEB - MAY 2021

In the third semester, you will write your master thesis under the supervision of one of the guest professors, which gives you the chance to develop your individual research- and design project.


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1st Admission Call

Application period:

June 10 - Sept 10 2019

1st admission interviews:

Sept 25+26 2019


2nd Admission Call

Application period:

Sept 30 - Oct 22 2019

2nd admission interviews:

Nov 06+07 2019


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facts postgrad BASEhabitat

Start: February 2020

Degree: Master of Advanced Studies

Workload: 90 ECTS

Tuition Fee: € 9.000

Language: English

Participants: max. 20



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Upper Space - study in Upper Austria



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    Anna Heringer

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    Helena Sandman

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    Jan Glasmeier

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    Nina Pawlicki