École Cantonale d'Art du Valais, Sierre

Small in size but highly competent, the Ecole Cantonale d’Art du Valais offers an artistic education at the tertiary level (Bachelor and Masters degrees in Visual Arts) and professional artistic training to obtain a CFC (Federal Capacity Certificate). It offers, as well, a preparatory course prior to admission to a specialized art school and several continuous education programmes. The ECAV offers each student an education adapted to his or her needs, according to the type of training, which he or she has chosen earlier. The Master’s classes take an in-depth approach to environmental art, to art in the public sphere and to committed art. Students participate in theoretical and practical courses given by specialized teachers and tutors from all over the world and their assistants.