Swiss Universities of Applied Sciences and Arts

There are 8 Universities of Applied Sciences and Arts (UAS) in Switzerland including one private, state recognized institution. The remit of the universities of applied sciences and arts is to provide scientific and professional education, to conduct applied research, and to promote cooperation with practice and industry.

Universities of Applied Sciences & Arts Departments/Schools

Zurich University of Applied Sciences & Arts (ZFH)

Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW)
Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK)
Zurich University of Applied Sciences in Business Administration (HWZ)

University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Western Switzerland (HES-SO)

The HES-SO (Haute école spécialisée de Suisse occidentale) comprises 28 institutions of higher education. Some of the schools with India connections are

Haute école d’ingénierie et de gestion du canton de Vaud (HEIG-VD)
École cantonale d’art de Lausanne (ECAL)
Haute école de musique de Lausanne (HEMU)
Haute école de la santé (HEdS)
École hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL)
Haute école de théâtre de Suisse romande – La Manufacture (HETSR)
Haute école d’art et de design de Genève (HEAD)
Haute école du Paysage, d’Ingénierie et d’Architecture (Hepia)

Fachhochschule Ostschweiz (FHO) 

HTW Chur 
FHS St. Gallen 
HSR Rapperswil 
NTB Buchs 

Bern University of Applied Sciences (BFH)

Swiss Federal Institute of Sports Magglingen (IFISM)
Architecture, Wood and Civil Engineering
Bern University of the Arts 
Engineering and Information Technology 
Business, Health and Social Work 
School of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences 

University of Applied Sciences & Arts Northwestern Switzerland (FHNW)

Schools with courses fully or partially in English
FHNW School of Applied Psychology
FHNW School of Business 
FHNW School of Education
FHNW School of Engineering 
FHNW School of Life Sciences 
FHNW School of Social Work 

Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts (HSLU)

The Lucerne School of Engineering and Architecture
Lucerne School of Business 
Lucerne School of Art and Design
Lucerne School of Information Technology 
Lucerne School of Social Work 
Lucerne School of Music 

Scuola universitaria professionale della Svizzera italiana (SUPSI)

Some of the affiliated institutes and schools
FabLab Lugano 
Dalle Molle Institute for Artificial Intelligence (IDSIA)
Conservatorio della Svizzera italiana
Fernfachhochschule Schweiz 
Accademia Teatro Dimitri 

Kalaidos Fachhochschule (Private)