HTW Chur is a member of the University of Applied Sciences of Eastern Switzerland (FHO). The other members of the FHO are:
- NTB Buchs - Buchs Institute of Technology (NTB)
- HSR Rapperswil - University of Applied Sciences Rapperswil
- FHS St.Gallen - St.Gallen University of Applied Sciences
The University of Applied Sciences of Eastern Switzerland is one of seven public universities of applied sciences in Switzerland and has around 6,000 students on foundation and further education courses. As a regionally based university of applied sciences with four legally independent campuses, it makes an important contribution to the economic, technological and social development of Eastern Switzerland.
The FHO’s highest strategic body is the Council of the University of Applied Sciences of Eastern Switzerland. Responsibility for the operational management of the FHO is assumed by Albin Reichlin, FHO Director, and the Rectors’ Conference.