The ZHAW at a glance
The ZHAW is one of the leading universities of applied sciences in Switzerland. Here you will find an overview of the most important facts and figures.
3 locations (Winterthur, Zurich, Wädenswil)
18 Master’s degree programmes
29 Bachelor’s degree programmes
496 million Swiss francs (cost volume)
(Figures from the 2019 Annual Report)
University Strategy 2015–2025
Knowledge-based and competence-oriented: ZHAW graduates develop reflective, professional, research and practice-based competences to enable them to work in challenging professional fields in a knowledge-based society.
Transformative: The ZHAW accepts shared responsibility for the cultural, ecological, economic, legal, social and technical sustainability of our society.
European: The ZHAW is integrated in the region but also cooperates with international partners; the University concentrates on global challenges and markets, with a particular focus on Europe.