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Training the professional composers of tomorrow

Key data

Bachelor of Arts FHNW in Musik, Studienrichtung Komposition
Study mode
Full time
ECTS points
Start of semester
Beginning of September
6 semesters
Teaching language
German, B1 level in German required
Campus Musik-Akademie Basel
Stay abroad
Possible, not curricular
Application fee
200 CHF
Semester fee
700 CHF (CH) | 1000 CHF (EU/EFTA) | 1250 CHF (Not-EU/Not-EFTA) More Fees


You may apply between 15th December and 15th February.

Students of the FHNW Bachelor of Arts in Music with a Composition major acquire experience in all important aspects of composition. The study programme encompasses analyses of contemporary music and the reflective teaching of compositional techniques, as well as practical work in a variety of projects, such as workshops and concert performances of the students’ own works.


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