University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland Rankings

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In the World#2547 of 14178
In Europe#814 of 2794
In Switzerland#16 of 23
In Delemont#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
80%
Enrollment
21,038
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Website
hes-so.ch
Languages
French;German;English

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,431
Citations
21,358

University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland majors

by publication count

Computer science
539
Medicine
186
Business
113
Engineering
68
Economics
68
Psychology
67
Materials science
56
Chemistry
51
Biology
47
Mathematics
36
Sociology
31
Political science
30
Physics
25
Geography
22
Environmental science
10
Geology
9
Philosophy
4
Art
2
History
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Computer science12187,846
Business15171,331
Economics1669974
Medicine19393,949
Political science2028162
Engineering2140933
Philosophy23017
Geography2311266
Sociology2345192
Physics2457486
Psychology2747841
Materials science2887920
Environmental science3123208
Geology312351
Mathematics3224365
Biology3372988
Chemistry3708634

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
200001
200105
200213
2003411
200418
200529
2006926
2007841
200827107
200952168
201053260
201171444
201275589
201397846
20141041290
20151561504
20161301731
20171652391
20181512677
20191543633
20201054322

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate80%
Admissions RequirementsMaturité and one year of professional experience
Academic CalendarSeptember to June (September - January; February-June)
Enrollment21,038
Full time employee5,000
Student:staff ratio4:1

Tuition

Local studetns500 per semester (CHF)

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

Programs and Degrees

BachelorAgronomy, Architecture, Business Administration, Business Computing, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Communication Arts, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Dance, Design, Dietetics, Electrical Engineering, Energy Engineering, Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Fine Arts, Heritage Preservation, Hotel Management, Industrial Design, Industrial Engineering, Information Sciences, Information Technology, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture, Management, Mechanical Engineering, Media Studies, Microelectronics, Midwifery, Music, Nursing, Nutrition, Occupational Therapy, Oenology, Physical Therapy, Radiology, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Social Work, Surveying and Mapping, Technology, Telecommunications Engineering, Theatre, Tourism, Treatment Techniques, Visual Arts
MasterArchitecture, Biological and Life Sciences, Business Administration, Cinema and Television, Design, Engineering, Fine Arts, Heritage Preservation, Information Sciences, Music, Nursing, Social Work

General info

Alternative namesHES-SO
Haute École Spécialisée de Suisse Occidentale
Fachhochschule Westschweiz
WikipediaUniversity of Applied Sciences and Arts of Western Switzerland
AccreditationSwiss Accreditation Council (CSA); OAQ; ACQUIN; ASIIN
Academic structureFaculty of Health Sciences
Faculty of Business, Management and Tourism
Faculty of Engineering and Architecture
Faculty of Social Work
Faculty of Music and Theatre
Faculty of Design and Fine Arts
Affiliations and membershipsEuropean University Association (EUA)
Swissuniversities

Location and Contacts

AddressRoute de Moutier 14
Delémont, Jura, 2800
Switzerland
City population13,000
Phone+41 (58) 900 0000
Fax+41 (58) 900 0001

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