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Wädenswil - Information

Information about Wädenswil, its amenities and services can be found on the official website (only in German). www.waedenswil.ch


Please note that as the IFM Building RA is a rented property we are not allowed to stick anything on the walls. Pinboards and whiteboards should be used appropriately.


Waste disposal is not free in Switzerland. You have to buy specific bags available in most grocery stores to dispose of your trash. Garbage trucks will collect the trash weekly, the day and time depending on your location. For more information about the system in Zürich, see this link.

Recycling containers are available in th RA building for students to recycle waste.

Water - Drinking

Drinking water is available from the Student Food preparation Area.


The ZHAW offers WLAN in all its buildings to allow students access to the ZHAW network with their student ID and logon password.


The following FM related websites may be of interest:



Wine - ZHAW

The ZHAW produces its own wine. If you would like you can try some or buy a gift for family and friends.  The wine can be bought directly in building GB 101 during office hours (Mo – FR 8.00 – 11.30, 13.30 – 17.00 h)

Contact: Thomas Flüeler.

Further information is available here (only in German).

Note: No wine or alcohol should be consumed on ZHAW premises