January 4, 2021

Open Doors 2021 online

Geneva University of Art and Design (HEAD)

Romane Chabrol, 2019. Performance. © HEAD – Genève, Michel Giesbrecht.

Geneva School of Art and Design (HEAD) Open Doors will take place Saturday, January 23 online on a dedicated website:

This new interactive platform will offer presentation films, interviews with students and graduates, a 3D virtual tour of HEAD buildings and technical workshops, virtual meetings and many new contents.

Created in 2006 from the merger of two prestigious schools, the École Supérieure des Beaux-Arts and the Haute École d’Arts Appliqués, HEAD – Genève, Haute Ecole d'Art et de Design, draws on a rich cultural and artistic heritage to nurture young creative talent nationally and internationally. Renowned for the quality of its bachelor's and master's degrees in Fine Arts, Cinema, Interior Architecture, Space and Communication, Visual Communication, Illustration as well as Fashion, Jewellery, Accessory and Watch Design, it has established itself as one of the leading schools of art and design in Europe.

Situated in the center of the city, next to a beautiful park open to students and the public alike, HEAD – Genève is the home of over 700 students from 40 different countries, as well as 200 teaching staff. With workshops, a library, film studio and vast auditorium able to host major cultural events, the new campus gives the university the means to achieve its current and future goals for teaching and research.

HEAD – Genève is opening its doors virtually on a new platform that will stay available until the admissions procedures are open. On Saturday 23rd January, livestreaming presentations will take place, lead by the heads of departments, students and graduates that will share their experience with you. You will be able to find out more about BA and MA courses. You will be able to visit the classrooms, facilities and workshops through a 3D virtual tour. You will have the opportunity to talk with current students at work and hear more about the programmes. You will be able to see projects in art or design and feel the taste of what studying at HEAD is. Come and share with teachers, artists, designers and filmmakers that make HEAD unique!

Presentations by Heads of Departments, students and recent graduates will take place live on Zoom at the following times:

Bachelor’s programs
10am: Presentation BA application process
10:30am: Presentation by the schoo’s director, Jean-Pierre Greff
11am: BA in Visual Communication
12pm: BA in Illustration
1pm: BA in Interior Architecture
2pm: BA in Visual Arts—five options
3pm: BA in Cinema
4pm: 00 BA in Fashion Design
5pm: Product Design / Jewellery & Accessory
6pm: Watch Design (BA & MA)

Master’s programs
10am: Presentation MA application process
11am: MA in Media Design/Interaction
12pm: MA in Fashion & Accessory Design
1pm: MA in Cinema
2pm: MA in Visual Arts—Work.Master
3pm: MA in Visual Arts—CCC
4pm: MA in Visual Arts—TRANS
5pm: MA in Interior Architecture
6pm: MA in Design, Space & Communication

An online Q&A desk and a switchboard will be set up on Saturday, January 23 to answer any questions you may have regarding the admission procedures to apply to our university. The platform and presentations will remain available for several weeks.

Come and join! Discover the unique facilities and the ideal working environment that our school provides in an urban and international context.

We look forward to welcoming you virtually on

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