University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland

Composer Hans Huber, director of the general music school Allgemeine Musikschule founded in 1867, founded a conservatory in 1905, the first of its kind in the German-speaking part of Switzerland. Basel Academy of Music is now part of University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland.

Total number of exchange places

The number of exchange places is not given, it will depend on the number of applicants and how many students the exchange institution has the capacity to accept for the semester in question. This means that there is almost always competition for exchange places, and that great emphasis is placed on the quality of your application.


SEMP-stipend (Swiss-European Mobility Programme) as well as a loan and a grant from Lånekassen for eligible students.

Academic year

Autumn semester: Mid-September- End of January

Spring semester: Mid-February-End of June

Academic Calendar in detail.

How to find subjects

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