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On Campus

The Campus of the Arts situated around Freilager-Platz provides a home to roughly a thousand students, teachers, and staff working and studying at FHNW Academy of Art and Design.

Café Freilager and Bistro of the Arts

Catering for all occasions

Café Freilager and Bistro of the Arts

Center for Digital Matter

Mastering digital change through knowledge-intensive guidance and making innovative technologies available for education, research, advanced training, and ...

Center for Digital Matter

Curating the Campus

The experimental show platform offers a public programme featuring all facets of contemporary artistic practice.

Curating the Campus

Design Centre Basel

Here new research and exhibition projects are developed and presented to address the complexity of modern environments and do justice to the principles of fair ...

Design Centre Basel

Media Campus

The Academy’s digital spine as to education, further training, research, and service provision.

Media Campus

European Center of Art, Design and Media based Reseach ECAM

Art, design and media research looks into the processes and significance of cultural transformation with regard to the future of society.

European Center of Art, Design and Media based Reseach ECAM

Food Culture Lab

Experimenting with and practising food culture from an aesthetic perspective – that’s what the Food Culture Lab is all about.

Food Culture Lab

Cultural events

We cordially invite you to our many cultural events at the Campus of the Arts.

Cultural events

Media Library AAD

Scientific literature and digital media from the fields of art, design, interior design and scenography, including the relevant theoretical and educational ...

Media Library AAD

Swiss Cultural Entrepreneurship

Swiss Cultural Entrepreneurship focuses on promoting artists and designers in collaboration with creative industries.

Swiss Cultural Entrepreneurship

Workshops

365 days a year: use workshops for wood, metal, plastic, rapid prototyping, painting, sculpture, screen printing, bookbinding and a sewing studio.

Workshops

Apart from the House of Electronic Arts (HeK), the artist residency programme Atelier Mondial, Radio X, the storage spaces of Bjarke Ingels Group BIG, and the residential and archive building of the architectural firm Herzog & de Meuron, the Dreispitz complex is also home to roughly four hundred creative and producing companies, including point de vue, ffbk Architects, Magnolia, a platform for digital business fields, as well as OFFCUT, an enterprise engaged in the field of sustainability and recycling.

Dreispitz Basel

Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz FHNW Hochschule für Gestaltung und Kunst Freilager-Platz 1 4142 Münchenstein b. Basel
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