Architecture (JMA)

The JMA at a glance

  • Degree awarded

    Master of Arts in Architecture HES-SO / BFH

  • Application

    For the autumn semester 2020: Registrations open until 31 May 2020. Registration
    Registrations open until 15 March 2020 for students who needs a visa

  • Type

    The course can be taken full time or part time

  • Duration

    2 years’ equivalent full-time study (including Master’s thesis)

  • Admission requirements

    By portfolio

  • ECTS credits


  • Language

    French, German and English

  • Location

    The Joint Master of Architecture is organised jointly by the architecture departments of HES-SO and BFH

  • Start

    Classes start in week 38
    Start of autumn semester, week 38, duration 16 weeks
    Start of spring semester, week 8, duration 16 weeks

  • Fees

    CHF 500 per semester (tuition fees)
    CHF 250 per semester (study expenses)
    CHF 150 (registration fee)