University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland

Delémont, Switzerland
Since 1998, the HES-SO University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Western Switzerland has become a great source of skills, ideas, innovation, creativity and knowledge. With its 28 schools of higher education, the HES-SO plays a preeminent role in the socio-economic and cultural development of the seven cantons of Western Switzerland and is a recognised player within the Swiss and international landscape of higher education.
  • 38 Masters
  • 17200 Students
  • Public Institution Type

About

History

Opened in 1997, the HES-SO is the largest professional higher education network in Switzerland. It currently hosts some 17200 students.

Education

With 20,000 students, the HES-SO is the largest HES in Switzerland. Its various study streams and research activities fall into six faculties: Design and Fine Arts; Business, Management and Services; Engineering and Architecture; Music and Performing Arts; Health; and Social Work.

  • Bachelor's Studies
  • Master's Studies
  • Continuing education

Research

Institutes, laboratories and research units bring together professors and researchers, as well as scientific and technical staff working in the same sector. They are affiliated to universities within the HES-SO.

Master's Programmes

Applied Sciences & Professions (2)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (2)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (2)
Humanities (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)

Many organisations offer scholarships or grants. Some of these might help you to study for a Master at University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland!

Services

Housing services

The fourth-largest city in Switzerland, Lausanne, is set apart by its vocation as an Olympic city and a place of training and culture. It is a very popular tourist destination with an international touch.

With a steadily increasing number of beds, Lausanne’s hotel sector caters in all price categories. It’s also possible to stay in Nyon.

We are able to offer “low cost” dormitories to student participants with a limited budget.

The dorms are located in a calm place with mainly 2 bed student rooms and a few 4 bed student rooms.

The Global Study Awards

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.