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 2019

Admission deadline for Academic Year 2019/20: Mar. 2nd 2019

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

Get started with our online admissions portal


Audition Dates

Auditions for the academic year 2019/20

Practical Exam (all Graduate Degree Programmes)

Double-Bass/Electric-Bass 03. oder 04. April 2019
Composition 11. April 2019
Voice 05. oder 06. April 2019
Guitar 15. April 2019
Music Production TBA
Piano 11. oder 12. April 2019
Trombone 01. oder 08. April 2019
Saxophone/Flute 01. oder 08. April 2019
Drumset/Percussion 09. oder 10. April 2019
Trumpet 01. oder 08. April 2019
Vibraphone 12. April 2019

Theoretical Exams (required for BA-Degree Programme only)

Sat. 6th OR Sat. 13th of April 2019

10:00 Rhythm
11:30 Ear training
13:00 Harmony

You will find more information about study dates here.

For further information please contact the student administration office.



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