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.
Center for Business in the Americas
Peter Qvist-Sorensen, MSc. Econ, MBA
The Center for Business in the Americas mainly focuses on Latin America and the United States.
Center for Asia BusinessMarkus Prandini, Prof., Dr. oec.
The Center for Asia Business focuses on China (including Hong Kong), Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan.
Center for European Business & Affairs
Florian Keller, Dr. phil. I.
The Center for European Business & Affairs operates in the EU, Russia, and Southeastern Europe.
Center for Middle-East & Africa Business
Khaldoun Dia-Eddine, MSc, MBA
The Center for Business in the Middle East & Africa is active in Sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East, and Turkey.
Center for Corporate Responsibility
Herbert Winistörfer, lic. phil. II
The Corporate Responsibility Competence Team develops practical approaches and tools of sustainability management, supports companies in implementing them, and helps to train specialists.
The Competence Team Luxury Management focuses on current trends and challenges in the global luxury market and supports national and international companies in developing and implementing successful strategies and marketing concepts.