Master of Arts in Public Spheres: The Facts
Master of Arts in Fine Arts with Major in Public Spheres (MAPS)
Socially relevant projects and interventions in public spaces.
Major Art in Public Spheres
Field of activity
Major in Art in Public Spheres (MAPS) teaches artists and art interpreters to see their work as a precise response to prevailing social contexts.
Artists, art interpreters, cultural education, museum educators, curators, art researchers at art schools.
Admission to the master's degree programme requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent in an art- or design-related subject. Candidates with equivalent qualifications or employment-related experience may be accepted on the basis of a professional portfolio. MAPS candidates without a baccalaureate qualification should seek advice on their admissibility based on the presentation of a professional portfolio.
Admission Procedure and Admission Requirements in the student information section for details of the admission requirements. Entrance examinations
Candidates are selected on the basis of their application documents and a personal interview with the admission documents and a personal interview with the admissions committee. Candidates apply using the
Online Registration Form of the Lucerne School of Art and Design and are required to submit a dossier documenting their artistic qualifications and a covering letter with the concept for the artistic practice during the planned studies. Once the application documents have been examined, suitable candidates are invited to attend an interview.
Details on the enrolment procedure are contained in the relevant
information sheet. Application deadline
Academic year 2020/21: Monday, 2 March 2020
Commencement of studies
Academic year 2019/20: 16 September 2019
Academic year 2020/21: 14 September 2020
The semester dates and our academic calendar can be found
Language of instruction
Head of studies/Study coordinator
All information on study fees can be found
here. Place of study
Lucerne School of Art and Design
6020 Lucerne-Emmenbrücke Duration of studies
full-time two years (four semesters minimum), part-time study-tracks are an agreement between the students and the Head of degree programme (
firstname.lastname@example.org) prior to commencement of studies.