Art Education

Our programme is aimed at aspiring educators in art and design and qualifies you for work in a range of institutional settings.

The degree programme:

  • Has two specialisation options:
    • “Teaching qualification for upper secondary level”, graduating with a teaching diploma for Matura schools in the subject area of visual design.
    • “Art and cultural mediation”, training for freelance mediation work.

The final decision relating to the specialisation is made after an individual placement interview in the second semester.

  • combines creative, artistic, art-historical, curatorial and mediation skills.
  • enables you to set your own additional specialisation in art mediation, media mediation or transdisciplinarity.
  • offers the opportunity to do research work in preparation for a possible doctoral programme.


  • Title/Degree Master of Arts (MA)
  • Specialisations -
  • Mode of study Full-time (6 semesters), part-time
  • Start date Mon, 9.9.2024
  • Application deadline Fri, 15.3.2024
  • ECTS credits 120 ECTS credits
  • Teaching language German
  • Location Bern
  • School Bern Academy of the Arts

For detailed information, go to the German page or the French page.