HTW Chur – The University of Applied Sciences
The University of Applied Sciences HTW Chur was founded in 1963. With approximately 1600 students, HTW Chur provides an excellent learning environment with an intimate atmosphere, modern facilities, and small, student-oriented classes. The HTW Chur has been part of the University of Applied Sciences of Eastern Switzerland (FHO Fachhochschule Ostschweiz) and offers bachelor, master and further education studies in the six faculties of “Civil Engineering and Architecture”, “Information Science”, “Management”, “Media and Communication”, “Technology” and “Tourism”.
Bachelor Degrees at HTW Chur
Bachelor studies are oriented towards interested students with A-levels including practical experience or equivalent vocational qualifications. This Bachelor qualification, Bachelor of Science (BSc), is the first professional qualification of its kind to be awarded by a university of applied sciences. Bachelor Degrees in Civil Engineering, Business Administration, Information Science, Multimedia Production, and System Technology are taught in German. The Bachelor in Tourism is the only program offered in English.
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Master Degrees at HTW Chur
The University of Applied Sciences in Chur offers Master studies in the fields of management, tourism, information science and technology. The most common qualification gained at universities of this kind will remain the Bachelor, which has achieved great significance in the business world, and which will remain a professional qualification.
Masters courses provide additional, founded and specialised knowledge. They can only be achieved after a course of studies of 18 months. To qualify for a masters course of studies at a university of applied sciences, the student must already have a bachelor diploma or a comparative graduate degree. The Master Business in Administration with a Major in Tourism is the only international master program offered in English in Switzerland.
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Further Education Programmes at HTW Chur
The HTW Chur offers a varied further education programme in all faculties, which enables students to get ahead in their careers. All further education courses are available part time.
The further education courses are only available in German.
The practical work-oriented education programme includes the following study courses:
Further education courses recognised throughout Switzerland with a diploma from the University of Applied Sciences of Eastern Switzerland (FHO Fachhochschule Ostschweiz):
- Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA)
- Master of Advanced Studies (MAS)
- Diploma of Advanced Studies (DAS)
- Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS)
“The best things were the fantastic friends I made, the variety of cultures and the wonderful landscapes I visited. I can’t forget the stunning landscapes and also the cleanliness and environmental awareness.” Sonia Rodriguez & Paula Fenor, Spain
“People were always supportive and willing to help. That made me feel safe knowing that in case of a problem I would be helped to solve it, and that is very important especially when you are away from home and in an unfamiliar place.” Madara Lapsina, Latvia
“I appreciated the dedication of the teachers, their genuine interest, their experience and the way they were delivering the information. It was impossible not to pay attention or become distracted.” Sabine Pop, RomaniaFor more information: University of Applied Sciences HTW Chur Pulvermühlestrasse 57, CH-7004 Chur Phone +41 (0)81 286 24 24 firstname.lastname@example.org”