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Academic office and student support service

«Do you have questions about our study programmes? The academic office will be a competent and friendly advisor throughout your studies.»

Tamara Walder, Co-Lead of Academic Office

The Academic Office will answer all your questions about studying at ZHAW in Wädenswil and help you with any administrative issues.

Helpdesk opening times

The academic office is happy to be at your personal disposal and looks forward to your visit:

  • Academic counter Grüental, GA 210: Monday-Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., tel. +41 58 934 50 00
  • Academic counter Reidbach, RT 140: Monday-Thursday from 8 a.m. - midday and 2 p.m. - 4 p.m., tel. +41 58 934 59 01
  • Phone and email: phone +41 58 934 59 61,
  • Phone times: Monday-Thursday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. / Friday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Academic office

Study programme/Responsibilities Contact
Bachelor in Applied Digital Life Sciences Petra Solenthaler
Bachelor in Biomedical Laboratory Diagnostics Nicole Krogull
Bachelor in Biotechnology Nicole Krogull
Bachelor in Chemistry Nicole Krogull
Bachelor in Food Technology Christine Wiedemeier
Bachelor in Environment and Natural Resources Cornelia Kälin
Bachelor in Facility Management Petra Solenthaler
Master in Environment and Natural Resouces Cornelia Kälin
Master in Life Sciences Marina Markovic, Mariia Rütti, Carolina Spitz
Master in Preneurship for Regenerative Food Systems Janine Näcker
Master in Real Estate & Facility Management Janine Näcker
Reception Reidbach, administration assignments and theses Nicole Schläpfer
Projects and data quality Marion Isler
Examination timetable, medical certificates, archiving of examinations,
counselling/processing compensation for disadvantages
Erika Wassmer, Kaltrina Aliaj

Student Support Service

The modular nature of our degrees provides students with considerable freedom to choose their own pathway through their studies. Contact our student support service if you have any questions regarding study paths, module choices, full-time or part-time study, or accreditation of prior learning.

Bachelor programmes

Programme director/Counselling Contact
Bachelor in Applied Digital Life Sciences Céline Reinbold
Bachelor in Biomedical Laboratory Diagnostics Sylvia Kaap-Fröhlich
Bachelor in Biotechnology Susanne Dombrowski
Bachelor in Chemistry Achim Ecker
Bachelor in Facility Management Irene Arnold
Bachelor in Food Technology Andreas Kilchör
Natural Resource Sciences - Specialisation Organic Farming Monika Hutter
Natural Resource Sciences - Specialisation Environmental Systems and Sustainable Development Mara Figini, Mengina Gilli
Natural Resource Sciences - Specialisation Renewable Energies and Ecological Engineering Sophia Egloff, Christoph Koller
Natural Resource Sciences - Specialisation Nature Management Benjamin Sigrist, Gabriel Gerner
Natural Resource Sciences - Specialisation Urban Ecosystems Erich Stutz, Tobias Wildhaber

Master programmes

Programme director Contact
Life Sciences - Specialisation Applied Computational Life Sciences Manuel Gil
Life Sciences - Specialisation Chemistry for the Life Sciences Jürgen Stohner
Life Sciences - Specialisation Food and Beverage Innovation Sandra Burri
Life Sciences - Specialisation Pharmaceutical Biotechnology Steffi Lehmann
Preneurship for Regenerative Food Systems Maya Ladner
Environment and Natural Resouces Martina Weiss
Real Estate & Facility Management Isabelle Wrase