Admission to MAS in Design for Luxury and Craftsmanship is by competitive exam.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in the field of 3D-Design
  • equivalent foreign certificate
The school evaluates title's equivalences. This procedure being relatively long, a request of examination must be submitted by the candidate to ECAL Secretariat by March16 2017 the latest.


Online registration is open until 7 April 2017. The registration will only be considered subject to payment of the registration fee of CHF 150.-.

As part to their online registration, the candidates send to the ECAL an electronic application (PDF) consisting of administrative and personal items.

The administrative file contains :

  • a curriculum vitae
  • a copy of passport or identity card
  • a copy of required qualifications (an authentic translation is required for languages other than French, German, Italian and English).

The personal file contains :

  • a statement discussing the work, educational experience and intellectual interests
  • 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". 

After consideration of the electronic applications, a jury will select the candidates for admission interviews. The invitation to the interviews, that will take place at ECAL on 2 May 2017 will be notified by email.


Results are sent out by mail and/or email from 12 May 2017. Admitted candidates to the MAS in Design for Luxury and Craftsmanship must confirm their registration at ECAL no later than 24 May 2017.


The ECAL Secretariat (Tel. +41 (0)21.316.99.39 - inscription@ecal.ch) is happy to provide any additional information.