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.

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Contactperson: Schocher Jon Andrea

Schocher Jon Andrea

Prof., dipl. Betriebsökonom FH, MSc Sport Management
Phone: +41 81 286 39 62
Fax: +41 81 286 39 29
Division: Departement Entrepreneurial Management
Function: Lecturer
Studies: bachelor study sport management
Subjects: analysis and implementation of sport sponsoring activities, activation of sponsorship and development of measures for integration of sponsorship in the communications mix, measurement of sponsoring effects, sports facility management (stadiums and arenas)
Building: Location E
Room Number: E2.06

Curriculum Vitae:
Jon Andrea Schocher was born and grew up in Chur. He gained touristic experience in areas of both Incoming and Outgoing tourism. In this way he worked for the local tourism organisation of Flims Laax Falera as head of the information office. During his time as Junior Product Manager for a travel agency in Zurich, Jon Andrea Schocher was responsible for product design and purchase of touristic services in the Near and Middle East. Following his studies at the University of Applied Sciences HTW Chur, Jon Andrea Schocher gained the title of Master of Science in Sports Management at the German Sport University (Deutschen Sporthochschule) in Cologne.

Besides his activities at the HTW Chur, Jon Andrea Schocher teaches at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland (Fachhochschule Westschweiz, HES-SO) and other educational institutions. His focus teaching topics include sport sponsorships and managment of sport facilities. Within the framework of his advisory and research work he deals with effectiveness measurements and activation of sport sponsoring.

Jon Andrea Schocher is a member of the committee of Chur Tourism. In his leisure time he is keen on sports.