University of Applied Sciences of Northwestern Switzerland Rankings

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In the World#1335 of 14178
In Europe#480 of 2794
In Switzerland#12 of 23
In Brugg#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
75%
Enrollment
12,646
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Master
Website
fhnw.ch
Languages
English;German;French

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,543
Citations
20,576

University of Applied Sciences of Northwestern Switzerland majors

by publication count

Computer science
343
Chemistry
207
Psychology
134
Materials science
114
Physics
101
Business
68
Medicine
68
Biology
64
Political science
62
Engineering
57
Sociology
40
Environmental science
34
Mathematics
32
Geography
20
Philosophy
19
Economics
11
Art
10
Geology
2
History
2

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Political science1636295
Physics16521,969
Geography1863471
Engineering20451,058
Environmental science2117754
Psychology21921,696
Philosophy22298
Computer science22601,773
Biology24203,372
Chemistry24403,137
Business2459359
Art26164
Sociology2621134
Materials science26741,255
Mathematics3065438
Medicine3217773
Economics343071
Geology43124

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
2007144
2008463
2009553
2010487
201114119
201248115
201368263
2014123598
20151331222
20161911914
20171972494
20182032764
20192183546
20202014130

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate75%
Admissions RequirementsYes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Academic CalendarSemesters
Enrollment12,646
Full time employee1,742
Student:staff ratio7:1

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students$1,750$18,750
International students$1,750$18,750

University of Applied Sciences of Northwestern Switzerland has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine
Engineering | IT++
Maths | Natural Sciences++
BachelorArchitecture and Planning, Biological and Life Sciences, Business Administration, Civil Engineering, Education, Engineering, Fine Arts, Music, Psychology, Social Work
MasterArchitecture and Planning, Art Education, Biological and Life Sciences, Business Administration, Design, Engineering, Fine Arts, Management, Music, Nanotechnology, Natural Sciences, Performing Arts, Psychology, Social Work, Teacher Training, Technology

General info

Alternative namesFHNW
Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz
Haute École spécialisée du Nord-Ouest de la Suisse
WikipediaFachhochschule Nordwestschweiz
AccreditationStaatssekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation, Schweiz
Academic structureSchool of Applied Psychology
School of Business
School of Education
School of Engineering
School of Life Sciences
School of Social Work
Academy of Art and Design
School of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geomatics
Academy of Music
Affiliations and membershipsSwiss University Conference (SUC)

Location and Contacts

AddressCampus Brugg-Windisch, Bahnhofstrasse 6
Windisch, Aargau, 5210
Switzerland
City population11,000
Phone+41 (56) 202 77 00
Fax+41 (56) 462 4748

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