Haute École Spécialisée de Suisse Occidentale

country rank  16
world rank  3144

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University Overview

Established in 1997, Haute École Spécialisée de Suisse Occidentale (University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the medium-sized town of Delémont (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Jura. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Neuchâtel, Lausanne, Sion, Sierre, Fribourg, Yverdon. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Staatssekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation, Schweiz (State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation, Switzerland), Haute École Spécialisée de Suisse Occidentale (HES-SO) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Haute École Spécialisée de Suisse Occidentale (HES-SO) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

University Location

Address Rue de la Jeunesse 1
Delémont (population range: 10,000-49,999)
2800 Jura
Switzerland
T +41 (58) 900 0000
F +41 (58) 900 0001
Other locations Neuchâtel, Lausanne, Sion, Sierre, Fribourg, Yverdon

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)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

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
Admission Office

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range over-5,000
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Staatssekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation, Schweiz

Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Swissuniversities

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019