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Center for Digital Matter

Welcome to the Center for Digital Matter

The FHNW Academy of Art and Design’s IT services are integrated in the Center for Digital Matter which backs the Academy in its digital transformation. Apart from furnishing the basic technologies it offers knowledge-intensive guidance and provides innovative technologies for education, research, advanced training and service provision.

The Center is divided into three units:

  • The Creative Workplace is the first point of contact, providing support and advice to the Academy’s students and staff members.
  • The unit Innovation Technology deals with the complex infrastructures required for teaching and research at the Academy.
  • The Digital Matter Lab is where knowledge transfer and counselling take place. It is here where digital knowledge worlds are modelled and the sustainability concepts and research in the context of the Academy’s archival work are developed.

For this purpose the Center for Digital Matter is not only a service provider but also a vital partner in research and implementation projects.

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Center for Digital Matter
Center for Digital Matter Support on site
Telephone : +41 61 228 44 55 (direct)

Head of Center for Digital Matter

Jürgen Enge
Jürgen Enge Leiter Center for Digital Matter (IT)
Telephone : +41 61 228 41 03 (direct)

Dreispitz Basel

FHNW University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland Academy of Art and Design Freilager-Platz 1 4142 Münchenstein near Basel