General Information

Highly individualised tuition and research strength: As Switzerland’s first transdisciplinary university of the arts, the Bern University of the Arts (HKB) offers a diverse study programme in the divisions of Music, Design and Fine Arts, Conservation and Restoration, Opera/Theatre and Literature. It enables its students to enjoy a top-class education extending over all three academic levels up to a doctoral programme (in collaboration with the University of Bern) and attaches importance to tuition that takes account of the changing nature of the professional world. An outstanding infrastructure, orientation to the latest artistic and scientific developments, innovative teaching methods, a manageable size with a familial atmosphere together with its location in the cultural cities of Bern and Biel contribute to the unique nature of the Bern University of the Arts.