With a BA in architecture, you will design living spaces and address human and environmental needs and demands in relation to buildings.

This degree programme:

  • prepares you for the diverse professional field of architecture;
  • teaches you to arrive at architectural solutions by a structured and progressive approach, closely based on reality;
  • is more than 50% project-based, with an interdisciplinary team of professors coaching you;
  • teaches you to integrate real factors of construction into the design process;
  • introduces you to development and planning processes as well as connections between architecture and economics;
  • grants you to benefit from our expertise in wood, and the research and training topics we cover;
  • equips you with the essential methods and skills to launch your career at an architecture firm.

Studying Architecture at BFH (German / English)


  • Title/Degree Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Architecture
  • Specialisations None
  • Mode of study Full-time (6 semesters)
    Part-time (8 semesters)
  • Start date Calendar week 38 (induction day on Friday, Calendar week 37)
  • Application deadline 31 July
  • ECTS credits 180 ECTS credits
  • Teaching language German, select units in English
  • Location Burgdorf
  • School School of Architecture, Wood and Civil Engineering

This degree programme is offered in German. For detailed information, go to the German page.