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Visual Communication Institute

The Visual Communication Institute / The Basel School of Design is today a Department of the University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland (FHNW), Academy of Art and Design (HGK). We offer curricula at the Bachelor and Master level in the field of Visual Communication with international accreditation (BA, MA, MFA). The faculty members are active participants in the design community and are involved in applied research projects. The central focus of all activities is the creation of images for communication. The Visual Communication Institute developed out of the influential tradition of the Basel School of Design beginning in the 1960s. We have expanded this background to address the challenges of the 21st Century. We are part of an international network of Art and Design Schools that provides many opportunities for students and faculty.



Register now: MA in Visual Communication and Iconic Research

The Visual Communication Institute offers a Master of Arts (MA) in Visual Communication and Iconic Research. You can submit an application for this degree program until 30 July 2014.

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100 Jahre Emil Ruder

Am 19. September 2014 findet in Basel das Symposium «100 Jahre Emil Ruder» statt. Mit Helmut Schmid, Osaka, Richard Hollis, London, Juan Jésus Arrausi, Barcelona, Lukas Hartmann, Basel, Michael Renner, Basel, und weiteren Gästen und Referenten/innen.

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