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European Graduate School

Founded in 1994, EGS offers degree programs, as well as continuing education, for practicing professionals on a Graduate and Post-Graduate level. Its uniquely dynamic academic setting in its campus in Saas-Fee  high up in the Swiss Alps - allows a creative encounter with the foremost practitioners and thinkers in Expressive Arts (Therapy, Education, Coaching, Consulting, Conflict Transformation and Peacebuilding) and in Philosophy, Art and Critical Thought (Architecture, Art, Contemporary Philosophy, Cultural Studies, Film, Literary Theory, Literature, Media Studies, Performance Art, Photography, and Video).

Meet the Dean and the Progam Director of AHS
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Do you want to know more about our programs and continuing education? We offer an expressive arts-based online encounter to learn more about our division and what is new. Dare to ask, dare to listen, dare to create, dare to be who you are - let’s meet.


Margo Fuchs Knill and José Miguel Calderon will share with you who is behind the website / what is between the lines and what you

cannot find on our website. 


When: Every last Thursday of the month (except during introduction courses).


Dates: Thursday 25th of February / Thursday 29th of April / Thursday 27th of May  


4pm - 5pm Central European Time


Apply by email to our EGS office and tell us in one sentence about your interests


Student Activities


Your Studies are Guaranteed

An update on handling the pandemic during the academic year 2021.


You will find the document in Downloads under General information: EGS Information Summer School 2021


Online Introductory Courses 2021

Introductory Courses in Expressive Arts:  

Course 1,  from January 29-31, 2021

Course 2,  from March 26-28,  2021

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Arts Based Writers & Research Colloquim Online

Online Zoom


April 20-25 2021

November 15-21 2021

From Tuesday to Sunday, every day at 14:00pm until 17:00pm.

Summer School 2021

Register here or click here to see the Academic Program 2021


From June 12 to July 4, 2021
Masters program in Expressive Arts (Therapy, coaching and consulting, conflict transformation and peacebuilding) From June 12  to July 1, 2021
Expressive Arts Masters Exams E From June 12 to July 4, 2021
Expressive Arts digital arts and media KS From June 23 to July 4, 2021
Expressive Arts practice A-P From June 12 to July 4, 2021
Doctoral program Expressive Arts (CAGS 1st year IMC-1)
From July 10 to August 1, 2021
Masters program in Expressive Arts (Therapy, coaching and consulting, conflict transformation and peacebuilding) Expressive Arts methods, Interdisciplinary approach Philosophical and Aesthetic Foundation, Interdisciplinary approach Doctoral program Expressive Arts (CAGS 2nd year - IMC-2)

Poiesis Symposium

Throughout the year, The European Graduate School presents a series of online  symposia on topics in the expressive arts.


Decolonization and the Expressive Arts; Pandemic, Pandemonium, Poiesis: Expressive Arts in a Time of Chaos; Ecopoiesis; Arts Based Research, Expressive Arts in the World, are some of the themes that will be explored.

Link to one of the past symposia:


You can find more information on upcoming events on our social media: 

Facebook and Instagram


The event will be held with the Zoom Platform and live on our Facebook page.

New Publications

Poetry in Expressive Arts: Supporting Resilience through Poetic Writing

Margo Fuchs Knill

Sally Atknis

Foreword by Shaun McNiff

Click here to see more



A Journal of the Arts and Communication
EGS 25th Anniversary Issue
Reconciliation, Celebration, Resilience
Volume 17, 2020 A PDF of the journal is available on request.

Continuing Education



From June 12 to July 4, 2021

From June 23 to July 4, 2021

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Fall School Malta

Expressive Arts in Global Health

From October 27 to November 6, 2021

Expressive Arts in Transition (EXIT) and Community Ritual: Moving Toward Belonging After Trauma and Displacement Certificate of Practice in Early Intervention (EXIT)

New Alumni Network

Join the EGS Alumni network by clicking here to showcase your current and previous academic/professional life and to reconect with fellow classmates.
If you don't have an egs.edu account, please write to admissions_at_egs.edu