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Prof. Dr. Thomas Järmann Leitung Lehre
«Our instructors are mainly from the world of business and carry our research and development projects with industry partners. The results are integrated directly into the curriculum and guarantee a contemporary and practice-oriented course of study»

Prof. Dr. Thomas Järmann, Head of Academic Programmes

Study at the ZHAW School of Engineering

Some 2'000 students cannot be wrong: studying at the ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences School of Engineering is attractive, theoretical and practice-oriented. With eight Bachelor's degree programmes and a Master of Science in Engineering, we offer everything you need for a successful career as an engineer.

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Bachelor's degree programmes

The range of courses is geared towards the needs of the economy and provides a scientifically sound engineering education with a high degree of practical relevance and an interdisciplinary approach. The ZHAW School of Engineering offers a broad choice of Bachelor's degree programmes and specialisations, some of which are not offered by any other institution in Switzerland.

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Master's degree programme

With the Master of Science in Engineering, future specialists and junior management can earn qualifications for careers in research and development departments, production, consulting and public institutions, and assume responsibility for the management of interdisciplinary projects. Thanks to individualised study planning, you can broaden your specialist knowledge according to your personal interests and specific career goals.

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International office

Why not spend a semester at a university abroad and write your Bachelor’s or Master’s thesis there, while making contacts with specialists from around the world? The School of Engineering has been promoting international and national student exchanges with other universities for many years and is continually expanding its relationships with specifically selected partner universities. 

Students following the Aviation, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Systems Engineering, and Engineering and Management programmes can choose the International Profile after completing their first year. This entails attending English-language subject modules, obtaining certification of excellent foreign language skills, courses in Intercultural Communication and Management, and an extended stay abroad during the study programme.

The Master of Science in Engineering curriculum has a double-degree agreement with Washington State University