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.


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.

Diversity and equal opportunities

'We promote diversity and equal opportunities and develop the potential that this creates'. (HTW Chur guiding principles)

The Universities of Applied Sciences are tasked by the federal government with ensuring genuine gender equality between men and women as well as equal opportunities (Art. 30 of the Federal Act on Funding and Coordination of the Swiss Higher Education Sector (HEdA)).
The Diversity and Equal Opportunities specialist unit of HTW Chur fulfils the task of supporting the executive bodies and affiliates of the University of Applied Sciences – University Executive Board, specialist areas, institutes, administration and lecturers – in fulfilling this duty.

The Diversity Policy forms the foundation of the diversity work performed at HTW Chur. The Diversity specialist unit supports the diversity implementation process at the University of Applied Sciences.

Together with the member institutions of the University of Applied Sciences of Eastern Switzerland (FHO) and the Institute for Gender and Diversity (IGD-FHO), HTW Chur is responsible for the implementation of the FHO action plan 'Equal opportunities 2017-2020'.
The Diversity specialist unit is a partner of the Institute for Gender and Diversity of the University of Applied Sciences of Eastern Switzerland (FHO). The institute supports educational institutions, companies and the public sector with advice and specific offers in the areas of gender and diversity. It initiates and oversees research projects in these fields and offers support in incorporating these aspects within the research plans of various specialist disciplines. The Institute for Gender and Diversity IGD-FHO also links all activities of the FHO member institutions in the area of equal opportunities.

Manager Diversity and equal opportunities

Dolf-Metzler Sara, MA Management and Economics / lic. oec. publ.
Tel. +41 81 286 24 66
Fax +41 81 286 24 00
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