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Counseling for students / psychological counseling

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

Fine Arts BA and Fine Arts MA

​T +41 61 228 40 77
Industrial Design BA​T +41 61 228 40 44
Interior Design and Scenography BA​T +41 61 228 40 55
Masterstudio Design MAT +41 61 228 40 66
Fashion-Design BAT +41 61 228 40 99
Process Design BA​T +41 61 228 40 33
Art and Education BA und MA

T +41 61 228 40 88

Visual Communication and Digital Spaces BA & MAT +41 61 228 41 11

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 counseling

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
(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:

Further information on cantonal offers in emergency situations

UPK Universitäre Psychiatrische Kliniken Basel:
Kompetenzzentrum Psychiatrie Baselland:
Medizinische Dienste Basel Stadt:

Dreispitz Basel / Münchenstein

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