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Counseling for students

Here you will find contacts for information on the admission procedure, contacts for support in the design of the course of studies and contacts for external psychological counselling for students of the HGK FHNW; in addition further information on cantonal offers in emergency situations.

Information on the admission procedure

Prospective students should contact the student administration for general questions and the corresponding institute secretariat for specific questions concerning a course of study.

Student Administration ​T+ 41 61 228 44 33
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Institute HyperWerk​T +41 61 228 40 33
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Institute Industrial Design​T +41 61 228 40 44
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Institute Interior Design and Scenography
​T +41 61 228 40 55
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Institute Integrative Design | MasterstudioT +41 61 228 40 66
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Institute ArtT +41 61 228 40 77
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Institute Art and Design Education
​T +41 61 228 40 88
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Institute Fashion Design
​T +41 61 228 40 99
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Institut Visual Communication
T +41 61 228 41 11
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International Graduate School (PhD)T+41 61 228 40 22
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Support in the design of the course of studie

Enrolled students are supported in questions about their studies. The heads of the individual fields of study are available for advice on the individual design of the course of study.

External psychological counselin

In case of difficulties or psychological stress arising in connection with the study program, an external psychological counseling service can be called upon. The consultations are confidential in all cases.

Johanna Hersberger, Dr. phil. MAS
Steinentorstrasse 13, 4051 Basel
T +41 61 283 14 11
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(also for English speaking students)

Dominik Rast, lic. phil. MAS
Holeestrasse 17, 4054 Basel
T +41 61 301 10 00
(also for English speaking students)


Information on psychological counseling at the PH FHNW:
https://www.fhnw.ch/de/studium/paedagogik/fragen-kontakte/studienberatung/psychologische-beratung-fuer-studierende

Further information on cantonal offers in emergency situations

UPK Universitäre Psychiatrische Kliniken Basel: https://www.upk.ch/erwachsene.html
Kompetenzzentrum Psychiatrie Baselland: https://workmed.ch/angebote/betroffene/
Medizinische Dienste Basel Stadt: https://www.gesundheit.bs.ch/gesundheitsfoerderung/psychische-gesundheit/erwachsene.html

Dreispitz Basel / Münchenstein

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