University of Innsbruck

Bachelor’s Programme
Art History

The students of this Bachelor’s degree programme acquire sound knowledge about the development of art of all periods and genres, art history practices and methods. A major part of the programme is dedicated to teaching research methods and the classification of art in the context of art history and sociological contexts.  

Bachelor's Programme: Art History

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Please note: the language of instruction for this programme is German.


Bachelor of Arts (BA)

6 semesters/180 ECTS-Credits

Mode of Study


Secondary school completion certificate or equivalent, language certificates

Supplemental Examination

Information on the curriculum

The right degree for me?



  • analyse developments in art history
  • study art
  • learn to use research methods and instruments
  • acquire basic knowledge about applications
  • study art inventory
My career

My career

My career opportunities

  • work in the collection and exhibition sectors
  • employment in the educational sector
  • work in the public and private sectors (culture management and art trade)
  • work in the recreational and tourism sector (trip planning, travel guide, etc.)
  • work in libraries and archives
  • work in journalism and publishing
  • work in bookselling and literature sectors

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