Berner Fachhochschule

country rank  12
world rank  1776

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University Overview

Founded in 1997, Berner Fachhochschule (Bern University of Applied Sciences) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the large town of Bern (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Biel, Burgdorf, Magglingen, Zollikofen. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Staatssekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation, Schweiz (State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation, Switzerland), Berner Fachhochschule (BFH) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Berner Fachhochschule (BFH) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

University Location

Address Hallerstrasse 10
Bern (population range: 50,000-249,999)
3007 Bern
T +41 (31) 848 3300
F +41 (31) 848 3303
Other locations Biel, Burgdorf, Magglingen, Zollikofen

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Staatssekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation, Schweiz

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Federal Office for Professional Education and Technology (OPET)
  • European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Swiss University Conference (SUC)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019