University of Applied Sciences Zurich: Statistics

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#3736 of 14,131 In the World
#1016 of 2,785 In Europe
#19 of 23 In Switzerland
#3 of 4 In Zurich
#492 of 1,008 For Biochemical Engineering

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
27%
Enrollment
12,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Website
zfh.ch
Languages
German;English

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate27%
Enrollment12,500
Full time employee3,750
Student:staff ratio3:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
2,019
Citations
28,374

University of Applied Sciences Zurich majors

by publication & citation count

Medicine
566 / 11,353
Engineering
416 / 6,172
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
301 / 3,922
Computer Science
283 / 2,118
Chemistry
283 / 5,534
Business
237 / 2,057
Psychology
229 / 3,418
Physics
217 / 2,837
Biology
210 / 5,217
Materials Science
177 / 2,204
Physical Therapy
152 / 4,392
Economics
130 / 901
Mathematics
117 / 697
Environmental Science
99 / 2,303
Demography
91 / 1,263
Sports Medicine
84 / 2,896
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
83 / 612
Health Science
80 / 1,686
Healthcare Management (MHA)
70 / 1,679
Occupational Therapy
59 / 1,213
Political Science
54 / 303
Sociology
53 / 412
Art & Design
50 / 738
Clinical Psychology
50 / 890
Public Health
48 / 928
Nursing
45 / 621
Family medicine
39 / 467
Project Management
36 / 208
Psychiatry
36 / 723
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics
35 / 168
Chemical Engineering
35 / 937
Sports / Exercise science
34 / 1,148
Management Information Systems
34 / 408
Investment Banking and Stock trading
33 / 184
Nutrition and Food Science
31 / 895
Systems Engineering
31 / 272
Marketing
31 / 443
Environmental Management
30 / 642
Machine Learning
30 / 172
Blockchain and Cryptography
28 / 300

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1999 1 0
2000 0 0
2001 1 3
2002 7 12
2003 5 20
2004 9 37
2005 11 62
2006 9 129
2007 19 116
2008 27 190
2009 47 252
2010 78 418
2011 61 693
2012 76 963
2013 166 1222
2014 145 1596
2015 185 2114
2016 201 2273
2017 228 2881
2018 224 3352
2019 268 4390
2020 267 5990
2021 314 7516

Tuition

Undergraduate
Local students $1,750
International students $1,750

The University of Applied Sciences Zurich has financial aid programs.

University of Applied Sciences Zurich alumni

  1. Bruno Ganz

    Bruno Ganz
    Born in
    Switzerland Flag Switzerland
    Years
    1941-2019 (aged 78)
    Occupations
    film actorfilm directorstage actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Bruno Ganz was a Swiss actor whose career in German stage, television and film productions spanned nearly 60 years. He was known for his collaborations with the directors Werner Herzog, Éric Rohmer, Francis Ford Coppola, and Wim Wenders, earning widespread recognition with his roles as Jonathan Zimmerman in The American Friend (1977), Jonathan Harker in Nosferatu the Vampyre (1979) and Damiel the Angel in Wings of Desire (1987).

  2. H. R. Giger

    H. R. Giger
    Born in
    Switzerland Flag Switzerland
    Years
    1940-2014 (aged 74)
    Occupations
    graphic designerpainterfilm directorfilmmakersculptor
    Biography

    Hans Ruedi Giger was a Swiss artist best known for his airbrushed images that blended human physiques with machines, an art style known as "biomechanical". Giger later abandoned airbrush for pastels, markers and ink. He was part of the special effects team that won an Academy Award for the visual design of Ridley Scott's 1979 sci-fi horror film Alien. His work is on permanent display at the H.R. Giger Museum in Gruyères, Switzerland. His style has been adapted to many forms of media, including album covers, furniture, and tattoos.

  3. Vicky Krieps

    Vicky Krieps
    Born in
    Luxembourg Flag Luxembourg
    Years
    1983-.. (age 39)
    Enrolled in the University of Applied Sciences Zurich
    Studied in 2005-2009
    Occupations
    film actorstage actortelevision actortheatrical director
    Biography

    Vicky Krieps is a Luxembourgish actress. She has appeared in a number of American, Luxembourgish, French and German productions, such as Hanna, Two Lives, A Most Wanted Man, The Chambermaid Lynn, Colonia, Gutland, The Girl in the Spider's Web, The Last Vermeer, and Old. Krieps had a leading role in the Academy Award-winning film Phantom Thread. She received a German Television Award for the series Das Boot.

  4. Anne-Sophie Mutter

    Anne-Sophie Mutter
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    music pedagogueviolinist
    Biography

    Anne-Sophie Mutter is a German violinist. She was supported early in her career by Herbert von Karajan, and has had several works composed especially for her, by Sebastian Currier, Henri Dutilleux, Sofia Gubaidulina, Witold Lutosławski, Norbert Moret, Krzysztof Penderecki, André Previn, Wolfgang Rihm, John Williams and others.

General info

Alternative names ZFH
Zürcher Fachhochschule
Haute École spécialisée zurichoise
Accreditation Staatssekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation, Schweiz
Academic structure Hochschule für Wirtschaft Zürich
Pädagogische Hochschule Zürich
Zürcher Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften
Zürcher Hochschule der Künste
Affiliations and memberships Swiss University Conference (SUC)

Location and Contacts

Address Gertrudstrasse 15
Winterthur, Zurich, 8401
Switzerland
City population 434,000
Phone +41 (0)58 934 71 71