Musik Akademie Basel
Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz - Hochschule für Musik


Admission Procedure

Degree programs at Jazzcampus

Bachelor's degree

The aptitude test (entrance exam) takes yearly place in spring. The exact dates and shedule for the procedure will be announced individually after applying.

Master's degree

Students who have completed a bachelor's degree at another university or master students who wish to start a second master's degree can directly apply for the master's degree in either MA Music Pedagogy (Jazz) or MA Performance (Jazz Producing/Performance).

In addition to the required application documents those students must provide detailed information about former studies (Degree, Diploma, etc.). In order to study at the Jazzcampus, students must pass an aptitude test (entrance exam).

Places on all degree programs are limited.
More information about enrollment you will find here.

Admission and Aptitude Test (Entrance Exam)


Online registration

Admission deadline for Academic Year 2021/22: Mar. 1st 2021

The registration period starts in December and lasts until the beginning of March:


Audition Dates

Auditions for the academic year 2020/21

Practical Exam (all Graduate Degree Programmes)

Double-Bass/Electric-Bass April 20 or 21, 2021
Composition April 11, 2021
Voice April 09 or 10, 2021
Guitar April 17 or 18, 2021
Music Production April 07, 2021
Piano April 22 or 23, 2021
Trombone April 12, 2021
Saxophone/Flute April 15 or 16, 2021
Drumset/Percussion April 13 or 14, 2021
Trumpet April 12, 2021
Vibraphone April 13,  2021
Violine April 21, 2021

You will find more information about study dates here.
For further information please contact the student administration office.

Bachelor / Master

The Bachelor and Masters programmes

The Bachelor and Masters programmes

Bachelors/Masters application 2021

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The Art of Time

The Art of Time

An Academic Interview Series by Max Frankl

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23.11.2020 – 28.11.2020

Artist in Residence

Artist in Residence

Kurt Rosenwinkel


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07.12.2020 – 10.12.2020

Artist in Residence

Artist in Residence

Brad Mehldau

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