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Partner Universities

Studying abroad - kickstart your career!

As a student of the ZHAW in Wädenswil, you currently have a total of 70 partner universities in Europe to choose from for an exchange, all of which also provide opportunities for staff mobility.

If you have questions about specific countries or partner institutions, the International Relations Office IRO will be pleased to help. Office hours: Monday to Thursday.

For stays in other countries, it is possible to complete an exchange as a Free Mover, whereby you apply directly to your chosen university as a visiting student.

For more information, please see exchange options.

Swiss-European Mobility Programme

Bilateral agreements - worldwide!

In addition to the SEMP partner universities in Europe, the ZHAW School of Life Sciences and Facility Management has bilateral agreements with the following universities world wide.

County Institution
Chile Universidad de Talca, Talca - IUNR
Indonesia Udayana University, Faculty of Engineering, Bali - IUNR
Kyrgyzstan American University of Central Asia - AUCA, Bishkek - IUNR
Korea Sungkyunkwan University, Suwon - IUNR
Lebanon American University of Beirut - AUB, Beirut - IUNR
Mexico Autonome Universität Chapingo, verschiedene Standorte - IUNR
CIIEMAD Instituto Politecnico National, Mexico City - IUNR
Singapore Nanyan Polytechnic Singapore NYP - ILGI
Singapore Polytechnic SP - ILGI
Thailand Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai - IUNR
USA Worcester Polytechnic institute (WPI), Worcester - ICBT, IUNR

Overview of partner universities for each study programme:

Environmental Engineering // Environment and Natural Resources

Food Technology

The following countries and partner universities are available to students of the Institute of Food and Beverage Innovation (ILGI):

Country Institution (ERASMUS code)
Austria MCI Management Center Innsbruck (A INNSBRU08)
Fachhochschule Wiener Neustadt, W.N. (A WIENER01)
Belgium Haute École de Charlemagne, Liège (B LIEGE43)
Gent University, Gent (B GENT01)
Czech Republic Brno University of Technology, Brno (CZ BRNO01)
Finnland Tampere University of Applied Sciences, Tampere (SF TAMPERE06)
France Agrocampus Ouest, Rennes (F RENNES47)
Germany Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Berlin, Berlin (D BERLIN14)
Beuth Hochschule für Technik Berlin, Berlin (D BERLIN04)
Hochschule Bremerhaven (D BREMERH01)
Hochschule Weihenstephan-Triesdorf, HSWT (D FREISIN01)
Hochschule Fulda, Fulda (D FULDA01)
Martin-Luther-Universität, Halle-Wittenberg (D HALLE01)
Technische Universität Hamburg-Harburg TUHH, Hamburg (D HAMBURG03)
HAW Hamburg (D HAMBURG06)
Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Jena (D JENA01)
Hochschule Anhalt, Köthen (D KOTHEN01)
Technische Universität München, München (D MÜNCHEN02)
Hochschule Ostwestfalen-Lippe, Lemgo (D LEMGO01)
Fachhochschule Münster, Münster (D MUNSTER02)
Hochschule Osnabrück, Osnabrück (D OSNABRU02)
Hochschule Albstadt-Sigmaringen, Sigmaringen (D SIGMARI01)
Hochschule Geisenheim, Wiesbaden (D WIESBAD04)
Irland University College, Cork (IRL CORK01)
Dublin Institute of Technology, Dublin (IRL DUBLIN27)
Iceland University of Iceland, Reykjavik (IS REYKJAV01)
Netherlands Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen (NL GRONING03)
The Hague University of Applied Sciences (NL S-GRAVE13)
Spain Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona UAB (E BARCELO02)
Universitat Rovira I Virgili, Tarragona (E TARRAGO01)

Biotechnology

The following countries and partner universities are available to students of the Institute of Chemistry and Biotechnology (ICBT):

Country Institution (ERASMUS code)
Austria Technische Universität Graz (A GRAZ02)
MCI Management Centern Innsbruck (A INNSBRU08)
Universität Wien (A WIEN01)
Fachhochschule Wiener Neustadt, W.N. (A WIENER01)
Technische Universität TU, Wien (A WIEN02)
FH Campus Wien (A WIEN63)
Belgium Gent University, Gent (B GENT01)
Czeck Republic Brno University of Technology, Brno (CZ BRNO01)
Institute of Chemical Technology, Prag (CZ PRAHA01)
Finnland Tampere University of Applied Sciences, Tampere (SF TAMPERE06)
Germany Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Berlin, Berlin (D BERLIN14)
Hochschule Biberach, Biberach (D BIBERAC01)
Hochschule Bremerhaven (D BREMERH01)
Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft, Dresden (D DRESDEN01)
Technische Universität, Dresden (D DRESDEN02)
Hochschule Weihenstephan-Triesdorf, HSWT (D FREISIN01)
Technische Universität Hamburg-Harburg TUHH, Hamburg (D HAMBURG03)
HAW Hamburg (D HAMBURG06)
Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Jena (D JENA01)
Ernst-Abbe-Hochschule Jena (D JENA02)
Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel (D KIEL01)
Hochschule Anhalt, Köthen (D KOTHEN01)
Hochschule Ostwestfalen-Lippe, Lemgo (D LEMGO01)
Technische Universität München, München (D MÜNCHEN02)
Universität Stuttgart (D STUTTGA01)
Greece Technical University of Crete (G KRITIS09)
Italy Università degli Studi di Pavia, Pavia (I PAVIA01)
Netherlands HAN University of Applied Sciences, Nijmegen (NL ARNHEIM27)
Poland Uniwersytet Rolniczy, University of Agriculture, Kraków (PL KRAKOW06)
Romania Universität Alexandru Ioan Cuza, Iasi (RO IASI02)
University of Medicine and Pharmacy „Grigoire T. Popa” (RO IASI04)
Slovenia University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana (SL LJUBLJA01)
Spain Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona UAB (E BARCELO02)
Universidad de Huelva (E HUELVA01)
Universitat Rovira I Virgili, Tarragona (E TARRAGO01)

Facility Management

The following countries and partner universities are available to students of the Institute of Facility Management (IFM):

Country Institution (ERASMUS code)
Austria Fachhochschule Kufstein Tirol, Kufstein (A KUFSTEI01)
Germany Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft (HTW), Berlin (D BERLIN14)
Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften HAW Hamburg (D HAMBURG06)
Technische Universität Kaiserslautern (D KAISERS01)
Fachhochschule Münster, Münster (D MUNSTER02)
Hochschule Albstadt-Sigmaringen, Sigmaringen (D SIGMARI01)
Finland Laurea University of Applied Sciences (SF VANTAA06)
Mikkeli University of Applied Sciences, Mikkeli (SF MIKKELI06)
Tampere University of Applied Sciences, Tampere (SF TAMPERE06)
Netherlands The Hague University of Applied Sciences (NL S-GRAVE13)
Saxion University of Applied Sciences, Deventer (NL ENSCHED03)
ZUYD University of Applied Sciences, Heerlen (NL HEERLEN14)
Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen (NL GRONING03)
Norway Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences (N OSLO60)
Spain Universidad de Huelva (E HUELVA01)

Chemistry

The following countries and partner universities are available to students at the Institute of Chemistry and Biotechnology (ICBT):

Country Institution (ERASMUS code)
Austria Technische Universität Graz (A GRAZ02)
Finnland Tampere University of Applied Sciences, Tampere (SF TAMPERE06)
Germany Hochschule Ostwestfalen-Lippe, Lemgo (D LEMGO01)
Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft, Dresden (D DRESDEN01)
Greece Technical University of Crete (G KRITIS09)
Irland University College, Cork (IRL CORK01)
Dublin Institute of Technology, Dublin (IRL DUBLIN27)
Spain Universidat Autonoma de Barcelona UAB (E BARCELO02)
Universidad de Huelva (E HUELVA01)
Sweden Mittuniversitetet, Mid Sweden University, Sundsvall (S MIDSWED01)