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Studying at the ZHAW School of Health Sciences offers a unique opportunity for students to earn a practice-oriented degree in a health profession from a university of applied sciences.

Studying at the ZHAW School of Health Sciences

Our School of Health Sciences at ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences is one of Switzerland's largest and most prestigious centres for training and continuing education in health professions and significantly contributes to the professionalisation of health professions.

Bachelor degree programme

The bachelor degree programmes (BSc) offered by the School of Health Sciences are internationally recognised and open doors to a wide range of job opportunities within the healthcare system at home and abroad.

Studying health care

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Master degree programme

Our consecutive Master’s degree programmes (Master of Science, MSc) enable students to enhance their professional knowledge and skills and specialise in areas with a high level of practical relevance. Programmes include:

For more information on continuing education Master programmes (Master of Advanced Studies, MAS) go to Continuing Education.

International experience studying abroad

How about doing a semester or a clinical placement abroad? The School of Health Sciences promotes student mobility and study abroad programmes. Spending a semester in another country or doing a clinical placement abroad is a priceless experience for any student and allows you to learn how health professions are taught and practised in other countries. At ZHAW, students are regularly informed about study abroad opportunities worldwide.

Centrally located campus at Sulzerareal

The campus of the School of Health Sciences is conveniently located at Sulzerareal, a mere eight-minute walk from Winterthur main train station, where it benefits from the modern infrastructure of Adeline Favre House at Katharina-Sulzer-Platz 9. Workspaces and Wi-Fi hotspots are available to students throughout the campus, and the Chez Adeline cafeteria offers a variety of reasonably priced meals and snacks, as well as many microwave ovens for self-catering.