Zurich University of Applied Sciences

Zurich University of Applied Sciences Overview

The ZHAW is one of the leading universities of applied sciences in Switzerland. Teaching, research, continuing education, consulting and other services are both scientifically based and practice-oriented. Graduates of the ZHAW hold their own on national and international markets and in the intercultural working world.
About 11,000 students are enrolled at the ZHAW in a total of 26 Bachelor’s degree programmes and 13 consecutive Master’s programmes. The university also offers a broad range of continuing education courses, including over 40 Master's of Advanced Studies programmes.

Swansea University currently has agreements in place with Zurich University of Applied Sciences for the College of Arts and Humanities and the department of Translation.

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Semester 1 Semester 2
 14th September 2015- 6th February 2016  16th February 2016- 27th June 2016

Swiss-European Mobility Programme

Switzerland is not a member of the European Union and therefore does not take part in the Erasmus+ but do operate a system for student mobility. For more information please get in touch with your partner institution. 

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The prospect of studying at a university abroad is exciting, but there is also a lot of information you need to consider when choosing the right place for you. Above you will find summarised information which should help you with your decision. Please note that this information was accurate at the time of publishing and is subject to change. Be sure to confirm all information on the host university's website.