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Art and Design

Deepen your knowledge and skills in the field of art, design and education by signing into professional continuing education programmes. We offer an international MAS as well as CAS and various summer and winter workshops with compact inputs.

MAS and CAS

International Master of Design UIC/HGK

The internationally accredited MDes/MAS is a 4 Semester, 120 ECTS (60 US Credits), full-time programme.

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CAS Digital Communication Environments

Why do a CAS in Digital Communication Environments? Reasons include that you want to advance your experimental design practice, acquire new technical skills, ...

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CAS «Kunst kann»

The Kunst Kann CAS opens up new perspectives on participants‘ own artistic work and shared creative endeavours with others. Participants will be introduced to ...

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Winter Workshops

Decolonizing Digital Archives

Workshop Decolonizing Digital Archives at the Institute Experimental Design and Media Cultures (IXDM), 23. – 27. January 2023

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Moving Graphics

Workshop Moving Graphics at the Institute Digital Communication Environments (IDCE) from 23. – 27. January 2023

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Combining Typefaces

Workshop Combining Typefaces at the Institute Digital Communication Environments (IDCE), 30. January – 3. February 2023

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Sculptural design

Workshop Sculptural design at the Institute Arts and Design Education (IADE), 30 January – 3 February 2023

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Videodocumentation and Narration

Workshop Videodocumentation and Narration at the Institute Digital Communication Environments (IDCE), 30. January – 3. February 2023

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From experience to art

Workshop From experience to art at the Institute Arts and Design Education (IADE), 6 – 8 February 2023

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Editorial Design and Publishing

Workshop Editorial Design and Publishing at the Institute Digital Communication Environments (IDCE), 6. – 10. February 2023

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Generative AR Posters

Workshop Generative AR Posters at the Institute Digital Communication Environments (IDCE), 6.– 10. February 2023

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Speak Up and Lead

Workshop Speak Up and Lead at the Institute Arts and Design Education (IADE), 8 – 10 February 2023

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Workshop Variable Fonts at the Institute Digital Communication Environments (IDCE), 13. – 17. February 2023

Workshop Variable Fonts at the Institute Digital Communication Environments (IDCE), 13. – 17. February 2023

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Drawing as reflection

Workshop Drawing as reflection at the Institute Arts and Design Education (IADE), 13 – 17 February 2023

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Digital gaming culture

Workshop Digital gaming culture at the Institute Arts and Design Education (IADE), 13 – 17 February 2023

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Business Models and Services for the Circular Economy

Workshop Business Models and Services for the Circular Economy at the Institute Contemporary Design Practices (ICDP), 13. – 17. February 2023

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Between Images. Visual Deep Learning for the Arts

Workshop The Neural Aesthetic of Deep Learning at the Institute Digital Communication Environments (IDCE), 13. – 17. February 2023

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Circular Architecture

Workshop Circular Architecture at the Institute Contemporary Design Practices (ICDP), 13. – 17. February 2023

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Digital Identities

How do we remain relevant to our audiences? A 2-day workshop exploring the convergence of digital storytelling and inclusion at the Institute Arts and Design ...

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Immersive video collages

Workshop Immersive video collages at the Institute Arts and Design Education (IADE), 16. – 20. February 2023

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Immersive Environments

Workshop Immersive Environments at the Institute Digital Communication Environments (IDCE), February 20. – 24., 2023

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Summer Workshops 2023

Inclusive Storytelling

Workshop Inclusive Storytelling at the Institute Arts and Design Education (IADE), 3 – 7 July 2023

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Drawing with code

Workshop Drawing with code am Institut Arts and Design Education (IADE), 10 – 14 July 2023

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Sustainable networking

Workshop Sustainable networking at the Institute Arts and Design Education (IADE), 10. – 14. July 2023

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Information and regulations

Dreispitz Basel

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