Tourismus Fachbereich

Tourism

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

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.

Engineering

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.
Ingenieurbau-Architektur

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.

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The University of Applied Sciences HTW Chur is an innovative and entrepreneurial higher education institution with around 1,600 students. It trains people to become responsible skilled professionals and managers. As an institution with strong regional roots, HTW Chur attracts students from beyond the canton and even from outside Switzerland with its welcoming atmosphere. With its applied research, it contributes to the development of innovations, knowledge and solutions for society. HTW Chur offers a range of bachelor's, master's and further education courses in digital science, engineering/architecture, management, multimedia production, photonics, technology and tourism. It is also actively involved in applied research and development and provides consultancy and other services across all its disciplines. The gaining of four stars as part of the “EFQM Recognised for Excellence” peer-assessment is a reflection of HTW Chur's overall development. The university of applied sciences is also certified in accordance with ISO 9001 and ISO 29990. In 2009, HTW Chur became the first public university in Switzerland to sign up to the UN Principles for Responsible Management Education. Based in Graubünden, it has been part of the University of Applied Sciences of Eastern Switzerland (FHO) since 2000. The university's history dates back to 1963 with the foundation of the “Abendtechnikum Chur”, a technical college offering evening courses.

 

Applied research and services
HTW Chur is also actively involved in applied research and development and provides consultancy and other services for the region across all its disciplines. In doing so, it works in close cooperation with partners from the world of business and the general public. With its applied research, it contributes to the development of innovations, knowledge and solutions for society.

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