Admissions

Admission to a Master is done through a competitive examination, which assesses the artistic and creative abilities of the candidates.

Necessary qualifications
Master in Fine Arts (European Art Ensemble)
  • Bachelor’s degree in the field of Art and Design
  • or equivalent foreign certificate*
Master in Photography
  • Bachelor’s degree in the field of Visual Communication or Visual Artsº
  • or equivalent foreign certificate*

º Bachelor's degree holders from another field, but whom can justify an extensive experience of photography are invited to contact ECAL's secretariat by email inscription@ecal.ch before 13 March 2023.
 

Master in Type Design
  • Bachelor’s degree in the field of Visual Communicationº
  • or equivalent foreign certificate*

º Bachelor's degree holders from another field, but whom can justify an extensive experience of type design are invited to contact ECAL's secretariat by email inscription@ecal.ch before 13 March 2022.

Master in Product Design
  • Bachelor’s degree in the field of 3D Design
  • or equivalent foreign certificate*
Master in Film Studies (every two years > next competitive exmamination in 2024)
  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • or equivalent foreign certificate*

 

* ECAL evaluates title's equivalences. This procedure being relatively long, a request of examination must be submitted by email to ECAL Secretariat inscription@ecal.ch until 13 March 2023 the latest.

> Request of evaluation submitted after the above mentionned date will not be processed.

Administrative file
  • a curriculum vitae
  • a copy of passport or identity card
  • a copy of Bachelor's degree (or equivalent certificate), diploma supplement and transcripts (an authentic translation is required for languages other than French, German, Italian English and Spanish).
Portfolio
  • a presentation and motivation letter
  • a short description of the Master project
  • a representative portfolio of recent works. Films or other moving images will only be accepted via a "Vimeo channel". 

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