Bachelor Fine Arts

Discovering the various fields and movements of contemporary art by developing one’s own artistic expression. Such is the opportunity offered by this Bachelor programme to young, passionate artists wishing to perfect their technique, experiment with discourse and consolidate a critical stance. Students benefit from practical and theoretical supervision provided by major actors of the contemporary art scene.

Thanks to state-of-the-art infrastructure, workshops with acknowledged artists and courses provided by experienced practitioners, the students gradually become seasoned in numerous techniques (etching, drawing, painting, sculpture, photography, sound, screen printing, lithography) and means of expression (performance, video, installation, new media or exhibition design). Theory also plays a major role, supported by studio visits and exhibitions as well as a host of multidisciplinary lectures within ECAL.

From pure artistic practice to exhibition curatorship, via writing, teaching or research, the range of opportunities is all the wider by creating an exceptional portfolio. This programme is also a gateway to the Master Fine Arts at ECAL or in another institution.

Stéphane Kropf


Antonio Albanese

Luc Andrié

Francis Baudevin

Geoffrey Cottenceau

Stéphane Dafflon

Philippe Decrauzat

Claus Gunti

Stéphane Kropf

Stéphanie Moisdon

Karim Noureldin

Marco Poloni, Berlin

Tatiana Rihs

Denis Savary

Pierre Vadi


Philippe Azoury, Paris

Delphine Coindet

François Cusset, Paris

Gallien Déjean, Paris

Patricia Falguières, Paris

Tristan Garcia, Paris

Samuel Gross, Rome

Federico Nicolao, Paris

Nicolas Nova

Pierre Ponant, Paris

Jeanne Quéheillard, Bordeaux

Zoe Stillpass, Paris

Fabrice Stroun

Visiting lecturers

John M Armleder

Tina Braegger, Berlin

Antonio Caro, Bogotà

Ryan Foerster, New York

Wade Guyton, New York

Charlotte Herzig, Berlin

Bernhard Leitner, Vienne

Miriam Laura Leonardi

Erik Lindman, New York

Balthazar Lovay

Piper Marshall, New York

Helen Marten, Londres

Shana Moulton, Los Angeles

Hans-Walter Müller, Paris

Kaspar Müller, Berlin

Virginia Overton, New York

Stéphanie Serra

Achraf Touloub, Paris

John Tremblay, New York

Dan Walsh, New York

Hannah Weinberger

Gravure workshop
François Kohler

Lithography workshop
Simon Paccaud 

Silkscreen workshop
Sylvain Croci-Torti

Loucia Carlier
Flora Mottini

Admission requirements

6 semesters

Yearly fees
CHF 1925. –

180 ECTS

Qualification Issued
Bachelor of Arts HES-SO in Fine Arts