The University of Applied Sciences of the Grisons is an innovative and entrepreneurial university of applied sciences with over 2,000 students. It trains people to become responsible and skilled professionals and managers. As a university of applied sciences with strong regional roots, it attracts students from beyond the canton and even from outside Switzerland with its welcoming atmosphere. The University of Applied Sciences of the Grisons offers a range of bachelor’s, master’s and further education programmes in Architecture, Civil Engineering, Digital Science, Management, Mobile Robotics, Multimedia Production, Photonics, Service Design and Tourism. It also performs applied research in these disciplines and in doing so contributes to the development of innovations, knowledge and solutions for society. Since 1 January 2020, the University of Applied Sciences of the Grisons has been Switzerland’s eighth public university of applied sciences. The history of the University of Applied Sciences of the Grisons dates back to 1963 with the foundation of the 'Abendtechnikum Chur', a technical college of evening courses.
The University of Applied Sciences of the Grisons has been an independent legal entity under public law since 1 January 2006.
University of Applied Sciences of the Grisons has defined three focus areas in its strategy and conducts teaching, further education, applied research and consulting in each of them.
Applied Future Technologies
Alpine Region Development
In the brief summary of our Annual Report, you can find an overview of our training and further education programmes as well as up-to-date student figures. In addition to our research map, we also present our quality assurance and enhancement activities to you. Furthermore, we inform you about our headcount as well as our financing and expenditure structure.
University of Applied Sciences of the Grisons is a member of the University of Applied Sciences of Eastern Switzerland (FHO). The other members of the FHO are:
- NTB Buchs – the University of Applied Sciences Buchs (NTB)
- HSR Rapperswil – University of Applied Sciences Rapperswil
- FHS St.Gallen – St.Gallen University of Applied Sciences
The University of Applied Sciences of Eastern Switzerland is one of seven public universities of applied sciences in Switzerland and has around 6,000 students on foundation and further education courses. As a regionally based university of applied sciences with four legally independent university campuses, it makes an important contribution to the economic, technological and social development of Eastern Switzerland.
The FHO’s highest strategic body is the Council of the University of Applied Sciences of Eastern Switzerland. Responsibility for the operational management of the FHO is assumed by Albin Reichlin, FHO Director, and the Rectors’ Conference.