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About Degree Programmes

With a degree from the University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland (FHNW), you are choosing a hands-on university education that enhances your prospects for a successful start to your career and continuing development in your professional field for the long term.

Studying at the FHNW

The FHNW comprises nine schools with campuses located in Cantons Aargau, Basel-Landschaft, Basel-Stadt and Solothurn. Its 1200 or so lecturers impart practical, market-oriented expertise on 29 bachelor’s and 18 master’s degree programmes. FHNW graduates are in demand as professionals!

This page contains general information on studying at the FHNW. Details of the individual bachelor’s and master’s programmes may be found on the pages of the respective schools of the FHNW.

Admission, Fees and Regulations

All relevant information on the application and admission regulations, tuition fees, regulations and appeals.

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Grants and Loans

There is no overarching grant system at the FHNW. Find further information about scholarship options here.

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Advice and Support

FHNW offers advice for problems and difficult situations that can occur during your studies.

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Studying with Disabilities

The FHNW welcomes students with disabilities.

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Offers for Outgoing Students

Opportunities for shorter and lengthier stays abroad during your studies.

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The locations of the FHNW offer modern infrastructure and a vibrant community.

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FHNW Sports offers an attractive and diverse programme of sporting activities for regular exercise as well as providing access to lesser-known sports and the ...

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FHNW students get various discounts and benefits, in the FHNW region or in the whole of Switzerland.

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Information on Switzerland

Would you like to study in Switzerland? The information provided here is designed to help you.

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