Tourismus Fachbereich


Tourism is a multi-facetted, fast growing international industry sector and the focus of the Institute for Tourism and Leisure (ITF) as the innovative, entrepreneurial research and training center with Bachelor and Master study programs in Eastern Switzerland. The ITF concentrates on the thematic areas destination management, consumer behavior, hospitality and sustainability.more
Fachbereich Management


Economic and administration tasks place great demands on senior management. Requirements include founded expert and methodical knowledge as well as high social competency. Management members must be capable of contributing to renovation and development of organisations. It is not sufficient to administrate and carry on existing concepts. Entrepreneurial thinking and actions are required. Further to the German website.
Fachbereich Informationswissenschaft 01

Digital Science

Graduates in information science are the link between information and people. Students of the information science study course find jobs in libraries, archives and documentation departments, in administration or in private industry. Further to the German website.
Fachbereich Technik


Our high standard of living is thanks on a great part to our engineers. Some examples illustrate this particularly well: instead of walking we can also travel by rail, car or aeroplane and thanks to mobile phones we can telephone from anywhere and everywhere. In order to continue to keep pace with technical progress however, we still need engineers. Further to the German website.

Civil Engineering and Architecture

Construction includes a wide spectrum of different professions and offers interesting possibilities for further education and specialisation. Students graduating as construction engineer or architect are capable of taking on challenging positions of great responsibility in construction, general construction planning, public administration or in the services sector. Further to the German website.
Fachbereich Medien

Multimedia Production

Students attending this course gain technical competency for a multi-media environment as well as language competencies and the capability of visualising content. Part of the education course involves producing content under realistic conditions in the especially created production facilities for media objects, following the Chur motto, "Study and produce". Further to the German website.
'Chur is a beautiful city with a mix of both old and new. It is an outdoor lovers dream with limitless mountains, lakes and valleys which provide for some of the best skiing, mountain biking, hiking and wind surfing anywhere in Europe! Chur should be on everyones map!'Marc Sorrie, Exchange Student, Canada

"People were always supportive and willing to help. That made me feel safe knowing that in case of a problem I would be helped to solve it, and that is very important especially when you are away from home and in an unfamiliar place."
Madara Lapsina, Latvia
"The best things were the fantastic friends I made, the variety of cultures and the wonderful landscapes I visited. I can’t forget the stunning landscapes and also the cleanliness and environmental awareness."  Sonia Rodriguez & Paula Fenor, Spain

Welcome to the Alpine City


Quick facts about Chur 

  • Oldest City in Switzerland (Origins 3'000 BC)
  • 36'000 inhabitants
  • Over 130 Restaurants, Cafés and Bars. Over 300 Shops
  • Canton of Grisons is largest touristic region in Switzerland
  • World famous ski resorts nearby: St.Moritz, Davos, Arosa, Flims/Laax, Lenzerheide


Welcome to HTW Chur


Switzerland is the land of the Alps, Heidi and yodelling, right? If this is your perception, you’re in for a big surprise. The University of Applied Sciences HTW Chur is an innovative and entrepreneurial higher education institution with around 1,600 students and places great emphasis on individuality.