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.

Card index and Loan

Library Catalog - click here

HTW Chur library Economics, entrepreneurship and human resources, constructional engineering and architecture, informatics and telecommunication, library and information science, media engineering, process and apparatus engineering, tourism and leisure time. The HTW Chur library belongs to the library network NEBIS
Nebis Catalogue ResearchAcademic literature. NEBIS is part of the IDS-network
Grison Library Network The Library of the canton Grison offers selection of relevant resources on Grison. The Grison network counts 20 libraries.

Open Access (OA) Repositories

E-Collection The ETH E-Collection is the Institutional Repository of the ETH Zurich. This service allows members of the ETH community to publish relevant scientific information open access. The ETH E-Collection currently provides access to over 27,000 individual documents published by authors from ETH Zurich

Open Educational Resources (OER) Repositories

Switch CollectionThe learning object repository (LOR) is a national library of reusable learning objects like courses, modules, images, video clips and text documents contributed by Swiss universities.

Additional Index

  • Swissbib |  The catalogue of the Swiss Universities of applied sciences libraries and the Swiss national library  offer  a quick and simple access to scientific information within Switzerland.
  • IDS |  An Information Network from German Switzerland. With the help of the IDS - Recherche, you are able to search the content of all the libraries in Switzerland.
  • RERO | Réseau des bibliothèques de Suisse occidentale. Association of the scientific, public and cantonal libraries in French Switzerland.
  • sbt |  Sistema bibliotecario ticinese - A Library System from  Italian Switzerland. This catalogue contains portfolios of scientific and public libraries in the canton of Tessin.
  • KVK | Karlsruher virtual catalogue - online search  within Europe and worldwide, e.g. Library of Congress
  • ZORA | Zurich Open Repository and Archive. ZORA offers open and worldwide access to scientific research results from the University of Zurich.
  • Library of Congress |  LOC is the scientific research library of the US-Congress and the second biggest library worldwide.


Self-service checkout of all Media is possible with your user card at the computers provided in the library or at the counter.

Lending period: 4 weeks fixed, additional 8 weeks on request


Ordered Media

Your account will be charged immediately after the receipt of the Media. You will receive an invitation to collect via email.

Collection options: At the Library in the Engineering section on the collection shelf or in the Business section at the counter, during opening hours.


  • Library of Technology: Place in the wall cupboard on the left hand side of the entrance hall
  • Library of Ecnomics: Place in the white return box in the library.

Fees for document delivery

Document delivery by mail:
For students and private individuals: 12 CHF / document

Delivery of copies by mail:
For students: 10.00 CHF for the first 20 pages; 0.20 CHF for each additional page
For private individuals: 15.00 CHF for the first 20 pages; 0.50 CHF for each additional page

Delivery of copies by e-mail:
For students: 7.00 CHF for the first 20 pages; 0.20 CHF for each additional page
For private individuals: 12.00 CHF for the first 20 pages; 0.20 CHF for each additional page