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Institute of Art History


The application deadline for the 2023 program is June 30, 2023. Applications will be reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis and seats will be awarded on a rolling basis. The number of program participants is limited.

After receipt of the formal confirmation of admission, the student may withdraw the application within ten days without incurring any costs. After that, the entire tuition fee is considered owed.

The course fee of CHF 6900.- will be invoiced to you upon acceptance into the program. Payment in two installments of CHF 3450.- each is possible. The head of the study program will contact you to clarify the payment modalities.

Before registering, please consult the Regulations for the CAS in Theory and History of Photography Programor contact us if you have any questions in advance.


Procedure and Required Documents

Please submit the following electronic documents to

  • Curriculum vitae (max. 2 pages)
  • A short statement of motivation (ca. 1 page; please explain your motivation to participate, work experience, relevance to career, etc.)
  • Copies of your university transcripts or other relevant diplomas

After receipt of your documents, the completeness of your application will be checked and you will receive a confirmation. The admission decision will be sent to you within 14 days of receipt of the application. In case of technical difficulties, please contact us by e-mail at


Weiterführende Informationen


Nadine Jirka, MA
Universität Zürich
Kunsthistorisches Institut
Rämistrasse 73
8006 Zürich
Phone: +41 (0)79 515 57 68