Please note: Students who would like to apply for an exchange semester at HKB can find information further down on this page under «Exchange students».
Before commencing your studies in Switzerland, some preparation is necessary. First of all, you need to take care of the Swiss entry formalities for students from abroad, especially from non-EU countries.
The links below provide detailed information on the following topics:
• Residence permit
• Proof of financial support
• Insurance coverage
In the Leaflet on flat-hunting in Bern and vicinity you will find useful addresses for finding suitable housing for your stay.
The Music Division requires certain language skills, depending on the degree programme. The Leaflet on Language Skills in the Music Division (version française, deutsche Version) provides information on these requirements.
If you have further questions, please contact Sarah Grossmann, Advisor for international students at HKB.