Applications takes place twice a year. In exceptional cases such as mitigating circumstances, particular job situation etc. a special appointment can be arranged upon request. Questions and inquiries about the application process can be directed to Mrs. Nathalie Bahala.

How to apply

  • Step 1: Register for the application process: Online-registration
  • Step 2: After completion of the online-registration we will review your dossier and invite you to submit a personal portfolio and a letter of motivation in electronic form.
  • Step 3: Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview. The interview is part of the overall assessment.

Dates and deadlines

  • Application deadline: 15 June 2021

  • Start of studies: 20 September 2021

Further information about the application process can be found under admission and application in the menu item 'Design | Masterstudio' and during the online-registration.


Prospectus 2020/2021 of the FHNW Academy of Art and Design (prospectus currently in German only)