The Joint Master of Arts in Architecture is offered jointly by the Hautes écoles spécialisées de Suisse occidentale (HES-SO) and the Haute école spécialisée bernoise (BFH). It awards the degree of Master of Arts in Architecture HES-SO / BFH, which is recognised in Switzerland and abroad (120 ECTS credits)
The JMA at a glance
Master of Arts in Architecture HES-SO / BFH
Applications for the autumn semester 2020 are closed. Applications for the spring semester 2021 will open in September 2020.
The course can be taken full time or part time
2 years’ equivalent full-time study (including Master’s thesis)
French, German and English
Level C1 required for the language of the main training site and for the selected modules. Level B1 required for at least a second of the three languages.
The Joint Master of Architecture is organised jointly by the architecture departments of HES-SO and BFH
Classes start in week 38
Start of autumn semester, week 38, duration 16 weeks
Start of spring semester, week 8, duration 16 weeks
CHF 500 per semester (tuition fees)
CHF 250 per semester (study expenses)
CHF 150 (registration fee)