Degree: Master of Advanced Studies
Start: February 2020
Duration: 3 terms / 90 ECTS
Tuition Fee: € 9.000 (100€/ECTS)
Participants: max. 20
Language: English (level B2)
Graduate Degree or
University BA + MA Degree in architecture or a comparable branch
1st and 2nd admission calls are closed
Last minute application is possible.
Only a few places are available.
The programme qualifies its graduates for design and implementation processes related to the built environment, such as architecture, urban planning and regional development.
The Postgraduate Degree | basehabitat
“I strongly believe architecture is a tool to improve lives. As architects we do have power to influence the society and to make a change. Rather than exploiting our planet’s precious resources, we can be sensitive and graft what we find locally.”Anna Heringer
Teaching Team, Photo: Stefanie Hueber
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 (20 ECTS), on a BASEhabitat construction site
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), not bound to a certain location
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.
“With BASEhabitat I am strongly sharing a passion of raising awareness of how architecture can tackle the global challenges nowadays. These challenges become more and more significant due to the increase in poverty, war and migration on our planet.”Jan Glasmeier
“Resource scarcity, environmental pollution, climate change, and resulting mass migration and conflicts are current global challenges that are forcing us to radically rethink the way we live and work.”Nina Pawlicki
Photo: Stefanie Hueber
“My focus is on empathic engagement in architectural design. I think this is THE WAY to practice as an architect: Produce locally attached, sustainable architecture with an impact.”Helena Sandman
Photo: Kurt Hoerbst