Entrance exams, calendar, helpful links etc.

Entrance exams

Applications for the current academic year are now closed.
The application process will open again in December 2022.

Information Day

The Institute of Classical Music will hold its next Information Day on 19 January 2023.

Tuition fees

Our tuition fee schedules:

CHF 700 per semester for:

  • Swiss nationals
  • Students who are legally domiciled in Switzerland at the start of their studies
  • Students who provide proof that their parents are legally domiciled in Switzerland at the start of their studies
  • Mature refugees and stateless persons who are legally domiciled in Switzerland

CHF 1.000 per semester for:

  • Students who are legally domiciled in an EU/EFTA State at the start of their studies

CHF 1.250 per semester for:

  • Students who are not legally domiciled in either Switzerland or in an EU/EFTA State at the start of their studies

Calendar

Academic year 2022/23:

Lectures (regular instruction)
Autumn semester 2022/23: 19.9.2022 to 28.1.2023
Spring semester 2023: 20.2. to 30.6.2023

Holidays
Christmas: 24.12.2022 to 8.1.2023
Winter: 29.1. to 19.2.2023
Carnival: 27.2. to 5.3.2023
Easter: 7.4. to 16.4.2023
Summer: from 1.7. 2023

Welcome to Basel

Congratulations on securing your place at the FHNW Academy of Music/Musik-Akademie Basel. We have created this handy guide which contains lots of practical information and helpful links to help you plan for your studies in Basel.