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.

Study at HTW Chur

The University of Applied Sciences HTW Chur offers a high standard of education, a modern infrastructure and due to our excellent student-staff ratio, we are able to offer students a high level of personal attention. Our English-language tourism study programmes attract international students from all over the world who want to benefit from Switzerland's long tradition and international reputation in the field of tourism education. The Canton of Grisons is largest touristic region in Switzerland. Integration into this region combined with the largest tourism faculty in Switzerland, allows for interesting and noteworthy case studies direct at the university’s doorstep.


HTW Chur is a member of the University of Applied Sciences of Eastern Switzerland (FHO Fachhochschule Ostschweiz) together with the FHS St Gallen, the HSR Rapperswil and the Interstate technical college in Buchs. The FHO is accredited by the Swiss Federal Office for Professional Education and Technology OPET.



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Studying in Switzerland

The education system in Switzerland is renowned throughout the world for its quality. There are three types of higher education institutions in Switzerland.

In contrast to traditional universities, universities of applied science provide practice-oriented education and are specialised in applied research and services.