The European Graduate School

The European Graduate School (EGS) is an accredited graduate and postgraduate degree-granting university with two divisions: Arts, Health and Society and Media and Communication. The European Graduate School offers a uniquely dynamic academic setting that allows a creative encounter with the foremost representatives and thinkers of expressive arts (coaching, consulting, education, social change, and therapy) and media and communication (architecture, art, contemporary philosophy, cultural studies, digital design, film, literary theory, literature, media studies, performance art, photography, and video). The comprehensive programs are distinguished by the cordial interaction of eminent faculty members with students who are the best of their generation.

The Arts, Health and Society Division offers graduate and postgraduate degrees and certificates: Master of Expressive Arts Therapy, Master of Expressive Arts Coaching, Consulting and Education, Master of Expressive Arts Conflict Transformation and Peace Building, Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies and Doctorate in Expressive Arts.

The Media and Communication Division offers graduate and postgraduate degrees in the Master in Media and Communication, the Ph.D. in Media and Communication, as well as the Ph.D. in Digital Design and the Ph.D. in Architecture & Urbanism. Both studies and programs facilitate creative breakthroughs and theoretical paradigm shifts, and bring together master's and doctoral students with the visionaries and philosophers of the media world.

The European Graduate School [EGS] Master in Media and Communication, Ph.D. in Media and Communication, Ph.D. in Digital Design and Ph.D. in Architecture & Urbanism programs are now open for registration.
Applications are due May 31, 2015. Due to high demand for places, students are strongly advised to apply before March 31, 2015. Interested students are invited to submit an online application to admissions(at)

PhD in Digital Design / Architecture & Urbanism 2015

The Application and Admission process at the European Graduate School (EGS) is stringent and personal. We consider only fiercely independent and mature students who work well within an intensive residency program located in Saas-Fee, Switzerland. Our students choose their own emphasis and area of concentration as supported by their Master's and Doctoral / PhD thesis / project. Our students, a true international mix, are outstanding graduates as well as actors, architects, artists, authors, college instructors, computer programmers, critics, directors, editors, filmmakers, graphic designers, journalists, musicians, philosophers, photographers, psychologists, social workers, teachers, theater directors, web designers, and writers. The language of instruction is English.