The admission procedure is divided into two parts. In the first part, you are asked to submit your documents, a portfolio and a written take-home assignment. In the event of a positive decision, you will receive an invitation with an appointment for an entrance interview and an entrance examination.
To be eligible to participate in the admission procedure, please register here by 19 February 2016 at: http://webanmeldung.hslu.ch (fill out online, print, sign and mail).
Information on prerequisites and admission requirements: Admission requirements Bachelor’s in Film (German only)
Application deadline: 19 February 2016
First part: Take-home assignment/documents/portfolio
The nature of the take-home assignment will be notified online after the application deadline has expired. The following documents must be enclosed with the take-home assignment:
- CV with picture and all degrees (degree programmes and continuing education) and jobs in chronological order
- A cover letter in German (approximately one A4 page)
- Letter of recommendation, if available
Maximum size: A2 format, 6 cm thick
Contents: max. 15 items – a representative selection of past artistic activities such as videos, photos, drawings, paintings and sketch books. For team projects, in particular film projects, your own role must be explicitly clear.
Videos may be submitted either on DVDs or USB sticks in standard computer formats. Please place them so that they are visible and, in the case of multiple DVDs, bundle them and place them at the top of the portfolio. In the event of multiple films, a written recommendation for three selected works must also be attached.
Deadline for submission: 24 March 2016, 13:30 to 16:30
Date decision on first part of assessment will be mailed: 15 April 2016
Second part: Entrance interview and entrance examination
Entrance interviews: between 21 April 2015 and 1 May 2015 (please set aside time during this entire period)
Content: Discussion of portfolio, motivation, future professional plans.
Entrance examination: held on the same day as the entrance interview. No special technical prior knowledge is required for the test, more detailed information and any preparations will be communicated well in advance.
Date decision will be mailed: 11 May 2016 (the decision will not be communicated by phone)