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Ranking Category
#8895 of 14,131 In the World
#2113 of 2,785 In Europe
#23 of 23 In Switzerland
#4 of 4 In Zurich

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Acceptance rate

* The University of Applied Sciences Zurich is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because the university has programs where applicants only need to meet admission requirements to enroll and don't necessarily compete with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.


The tuition table for University of Applied Sciences Zurich gives an overview of costs but prices are approximate and subject to change and don't include accommodation, textbooks, or living expenses. The costs of programs might differ significantly for local and international students. The only source of truth for current numbers is the university's official website.

Program Tuition Cost (per semester)
Bachelor in Business Administration CHF 1,500
Bachelor in Computer Science CHF 1,800
Master in Business Administration CHF 2,000
Master in Computer Science CHF 2,200

All costs are in Swiss Francs (CHF).

The University of Applied Sciences Zurich has financial aid programs.

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by University of Applied Sciences Zurich.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design Yes Yes No
Biology No No No
Business Yes Yes No
Chemistry No No No
Computer Science Yes Yes No
Economics Yes Yes No
Engineering Yes Yes No
Environmental Science Yes Yes No
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes No
Mathematics No No No
Medicine No No No
Physics No No No
Psychology Yes Yes No

University of Applied Sciences Zurich alumni

  1. Bruno Ganz

    Bruno Ganz
    Born in
    Switzerland Flag Switzerland
    1941-2019 (aged 78)
    television actorfilm directorstage actorfilm actoractor

    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
    1940-2014 (aged 74)
    painterarchitectfilm directorgraphic designerfilmmaker

    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, and was responsible for creating the titular Alien itself. 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, tattoos and video games.

  3. Vicky Krieps

    Vicky Krieps
    Born in
    Luxembourg Flag Luxembourg
    1983-.. (age 41)
    Enrolled in the University of Applied Sciences Zurich
    Studied in 2005-2009
    television actortheatrical directorstage actorfilm actoractor

    Vicky Krieps is a Luxembourgish-German actress. She has appeared in a number of American, Luxembourgish, French and German productions. Her breakout role was in the period film Phantom Thread (2017).

  4. Anne-Sophie Mutter

    Anne-Sophie Mutter
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    1963-.. (age 61)
    music teacherviolinistinternational forum participant

    Anne-Sophie Mutter is a German violinist. Born and raised in Rheinfelden, Baden-Württemberg, Mutter started playing the violin at age five and continued studies in Germany and Switzerland. She was supported early in her career by Herbert von Karajan and made her orchestral debut with the Berlin Philharmonic in 1977. Since Mutter gained prominence in the 1970s and 1980s, she has recorded over 50 albums, mostly with the Deutsche Grammophon label, and performed as a soloist with leading orchestras worldwide and as a recitalist. Her primary instrument is the Lord Dunn–Raven Stradivarius violin.

All 28 notable alumni

General information

Alternative names ZFH
Zürcher Fachhochschule
Haute École spécialisée zurichoise

Location and contacts

Address Walcheplatz 2
Zürich, 8090
City population 443,000