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.

Exchange students

Who can apply for an exchange semester at the HTW Chur?

Students from all our partner universities can apply for exchange studies at HTW Chur.


How to apply for an exchange semester:

Contact the International Office of your home university. Once you are officially nominated by your home university, you should submit your application documents to the International Office at the HTW Chur.


When is the application deadline?

  • Fall semester (Sept-Feb) – May 15, 2018
  • Spring semester (Feb-July) – November 15, 2018


Which documents must be submitted?

  • Application form
  • Learning Agreement
  • Copies of grade reports from current university education
  • Language certification (see below)
  • Short motivation letter
  • Passport copy
  • Scanned passport-sized photograph

Send by email to:


Which courses are available for exchange students?

See list of modules for all study programmes in 2018/19. 


Language requirements:

Students studying on the English taught study programme should have a min. level of B2 English skills. For German taught programmes, students should have C1 level German skills.

EU/EFTA students can provide a language diploma or a letter from his/her language tutor confirming advanced level language skills. Please use the language assessment form for this purpose.

Non-EU students are required to submit a language diploma for visa application purposes. The following diplomas are recognized:

  • German: DSH Level 3


Is there funding available for Erasmus+ students?

The Swiss-European Mobility Programme provides students from Erasmus+ partner unviersities with a mobility grant: 

FI, UK = CHF 1'900 / Semester

AT, DE, ES, FR, IT, LT, NL, RO = CHF 2'200 / Semester


Is there funding available for students from bilateral partner Universities? 

HTW Chur provides exchange students from partner Universities outside of Europe with a mobility grant of CHF 1'000.


Factsheet 2018/19

Download a factsheet for Incoming students

Exchange report

Read a report about the experiences a singaporean student had during his exchange semester in Chur.



ESN HTW Chur organizes events for exchange students. Join them on Facebook.

International Students Guide

A-Z guide for international students.