The Nicolas G. Hayek Watchmaking Schools

At the Nicolas G. Hayek Watchmaking School, we offer the opportunity to study the art of Swiss watchmaking in a comprehensive course developed in partnership with the Watchmakers of Switzerland Training and Education Program (WOSTEP).

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The Education

The Nicolas G. Hayek Watchmaking Schools Maintaining a Noble Tradition.

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The Schools

The main course, for which no tuition fees are charged, is full-time and consists of 3,000 hours of instruction.

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Biel - September, 2015

The final exam season is over...

Congratulations Graduates!

You have accomplished so much! We are thrilled to share this important moment on our website!

Your determination, hard work, and skills have paid off with a new career as a watchmaker!

We wish you the best of luck for a wonderful future!

A. Helwig Glashütte - 13 new watchmakers
NGH Kuala Lumpur - 6 new watchmakers
NGH Pforzheim - 11 new watchmakers
NGH Shanghai - 28 new watchmakers
BSoW Manchester - 4 new SG watchmakers


Nicolas G. Hayek, Founder

I admire watchmakers. They are sculptors and artists who have to be able to balance the time-honoured traditions of watchmaking while mastering today’s cutting-edge technology. The uniqueness of their profession opens unknown horizons which embrace the planets and stars and dance with the mysterious universe.

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