We deal with key issues in the fields of language, communication and media so that linguistics can be effectively applied in business and society.
We use scientific methods to clarify psychological problems in the field of applied psychology. Individuals and companies can utilise our findings in their living and working environments.
Architecture, Design and Civil Engineering
Our degree and continuing education programmes have close connections with research, thus providing synergies between architects and civil engineers.
We are the largest training and research centre in Switzerland for occupational therapy, midwifery, nursing and physiotherapy, as well as for research and development in these fields.
Life Sciences and Facility Management
We are one of the leading Swiss competence centres in the fields of nutrition, health, society and the environment.
School of Engineering
We guarantee excellent degree and continuing education programmes in engineering disciplines. Key R&D focus areas are energy, mobility, information and health.
School of Management and Law
"Building Competence. Crossing Borders." – that’s our credo. It reflects our global mindset and our commitment to quality education, research, and consulting.
We offer Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programmes in social work, as well as continuing education courses, services and research in our focus areas.
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Absence or Illness
Accidents and Emergencies (PDF 233,5 KB)
Addresses - ZHAW
Alumni Organisation (Networking)
Art Exhibitions at Grüental Campus
Assessment of Modules
Breaks from MSc Study Programme
Business Administration and HR Competence Team
Cars and Parking
CEN Standards - FM 15221
Citation Rules for Study
Contact Information - LSFM Staff
Copier/Printer and Scanning
Cost of Living in Switzerland
Course Description (MSc)
Directions to ZHAW (PDF 1,2 MB)
Diversity and Gender
Driving Licences in Switzerland
Electives - MSc
Electrical Sockets and Expansions
Emergency Telephone Numbers (PDF 233,5 KB)
Environment, Waste and Recycling
Facebook - ZHAW LSFM
Fire (PDF 233,5 KB)
First Aid Room
FM Organisations and Useful FM Links
Food Preparation Area
Funding Grants - IFMA
Health and Safety (H&S) Issues
Hospitality Management Group
International MSc Module
Jobs and Work Permits
Language Used on the MSc Course
Learning Centre - Building RA
Lecturing Team and IFM Organisation
Literature - For MSc Modules
Lost and Found Property
Mail and Post
MSc in FM Course Structure
MSc in FM Course Workload and ECTS Points
National Alarm System
Norms - FM (15221) and Swiss Standards (SIA)
Opening Hours in Switzerland
Opening Hours - Building RA
Part Time or Full Time Study?
Personal Belongings and Equipment
Post and Mail
Printers, Copiers and Scanners
Property Management Competence Team
Public Transport in Switzerland
Repeating MSc Modules or Exams
Research & Services of the IFM (ZHAW) (PDF 1,7 MB)
School Holiday Dates in Switzerland
Security and Safety (PDF 233,5 KB)
SIA and SIA Norms
Statistics about Switzerland
Study at ZHAW and in Switzerland
Suggestions and Questions
Sustainability Certification Systems
SUVA - Health and Safety Insurance
Swimming Pool - Wädenswil
Twitter - ZHAW
Unions - Student
Visa, Residence and Work Permits
Visitors to the IFM Building RA
Wädenswil - Information
Water - Drinking
WLAN - ZHAW
Wine - ZHAW
You Tube - ZHAW IFM Videos
ZHAW Departments (PDF 163,1 KB)
ZHAW Guidelines to composition writing (W235) (PDF 460,7 KB)
ZHAW IFM Organisation Chart
ZHAW Internal FM Organisation