Study programs: Special Characteristics

The Institute of Art History offers a wide range of options within the bachelor's and master's programs:

  • The bachelor's program provides a comprehensive and innovative foundation in all areas of art history from the Middle Ages to modernity and the present.
  • The master's program is a varied and customizable course of study.

Skills acquired during the bachelor's and master's programs can be further developed on the doctoral program through independent study, providing candidates with the opportunity to deepen their research interests with a view to the publication of their own dissertation.

For students of the Bern University of the Arts (HKB), cooperation with the Institute of Art History offers the opportunity to combine artistic practice and theoretical knowledge.