Studying in the School of Health Professions at the ZHAW offers a unique opportunity for students to complete a practice-oriented degree in the health professions at university level.
Studying in the School of Health Professions at the ZHAW
Our School of Health Professions at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences ZHAW is one of Switzerland's largest and most prestigious centres for training and continuing education in health professions and significantly contributes to the professionalism of health professions.
Bachelor degree programme
The bachelor degree programmes (BSc) from the School of Health Professions are internationally recognised and open doors to a wide range of job opportunities for undergraduates within the healthcare system at home and abroad.
My BSc in Occupational Therapy, Midwifery, Nursing or Physiotherapy
Master degree programme
The master degree programmes (MSc) are designed for undergraduates and aim to deepen and specialise professional knowledge and enhance practical skills:
For more information on continuing education Master programmes (Master of Advanced Studies, MAS) go to Continuing Education.
International study programme
What about a semester or a clinical placement abroad? The School of Health Professions promotes student mobility and study abroad programmes. Spending a semester or a clinical placement abroad is a priceless experience for any student and offers the opportunity to learn how health professions are taught and practised in other countries. During their studies at the ZHAW, students are regularly informed about study abroad opportunities worldwide.
Almost 10,000 students are registered at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences, one of Switzerland's largest universities of applied sciences. The main site in Winterthur offers students an attractive campus life in a convenient location next to the historic centre and within only a few minutes’ walk from the main train station. More than 1,300 undergraduate and graduate students in Occupational Therapy, Midwifery, Nursing and Physiotherapy study at the new premises of the School of Health Professions.