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Welcome to Switzerland, Welcome to the ZHAW School of Management and Law!

«The ZHAW SML provides an excellent opportunity to learn in a highly international environment. Plus, the student-friendly city of Winterthur has a lot to offer and if you are looking for even more variety, Zurich is only a short train ride away.»

Dikshya Kandel
Akita International University, Japan

«This exchange has been invaluable to my professional and personal growth. The ZHAW SML is definitely a great choice and I thoroughly enjoyed every second of being here.»

Seth Blomdahl
Virgina Tech, USA

«Switzerland has a unique ability to provide you with the perfect balance between work and play; the education system here at ZHAW SML is first class, and then being able to spend your leisure time in the mountains, by the lake, in the city... that's super first class!»

Grace O’Malley
Loughborough University, UK

5 Tips – from former to future exchange students

Broaden Your Horizons

The ZHAW School of Management and Law (SML), the business school of the largest university of applied sciences in Switzerland with multiple accreditations, including AACSB, maintains close ties with private enterprises as well as the public sector and important NGOs. These valuable connections play a vital role in the practical orientation of the academic degree programs we offer. Our main principle “Building Competence. Crossing Borders.” reflects both our commitment to providing quality education as well as a global mindset.

Get Ready to Study Abroad

Many students who come to Switzerland choose our university not only because of its obvious academic benefits but also because of its perfect location. Situated right in the heart of Europe, and with the commercial, financial, and cultural center of Zurich on its doorstep, it has everything you need for an unforgettable exchange experience. Its proximity to important international corporations and financial institutions is an additional bonus. Excellent travel connections in all directions make the SML an ideal starting point from which to combine academic study with a voyage of discovery. In addition, Switzerland, famous for its beautiful landscapes and unspoiled nature, offers a wealth of outdoor activities, leisure facilities, cultural sites, and events to ensure that you will never be short of something interesting to do. So what are you waiting for? We are looking forward to welcoming you soon!