Admission / Entrance Exams, helpful links, etc.

Dates of the admission procedure for the academic year 2023/24

The dates of the exams will be published here as soon as they are fixed.

Tuition fees

  • Registration fee CHF 200 (once)
  • Semester fee CHF 700 for Swiss citizens and persons legally domiciled* in Switzerland | CHF 1,000 for EU/EFTA nationals | CHF 1,250 for third-country nationals
  • Material Costs per semester CHF 100
  • Student council per semester (Fachschaft Musik) CHF 10
  • Diploma fee CHF 300 (once)

* Having a residence for educational reasons in Switzerland does not constitute a residence under civil law.


Academic year 20223/24:

Lecture times (regular classes)
Fall term 2023/24: 18.09.2023 – 26.01.2024
Spring term 2024: 26.02. – 28.06.2024


Welcome to basel

Congratulations on securing your place at the FHNW Academy of Music/Musik-Akademie Basel. We have created this handy guide which contains lots of practical information and helpful links to help you plan for your studies in Basel.