Tourismus Fachbereich

Tourism

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

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

Information 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.
Fachbereich Technik

Engineering

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.
Ingenieurbau-Architektur

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.

Bachelor degree

Bachelor Studies

The bachelor study course at the HTW Chur places value in a comprehensive training in tourism with focus on international tourism and leisure-time management. Three full-time classes are taught each year, whereby two cases are taught in both German and English and one class only in English.
The study concept is oriented towards practically useful career qualifications. The overall objective is development of leadership competency. In order to gain this, competency is required in management, expert knowledge and methodology. This competency is provided in a modular system from a didactic and content point of view during the three year study course.

Career profile

Tourism is an international growth industry with a continually increasing demand for professionalism. Students graduating from the tourism study course have a sturdy basis to face these challenges and are characterised by a high degree of customer-orientation and service commitment. They find positions in expert and leadership functions in local and international travel, leisure, transport, event and sport corporations where they develop and market new products, organise cultural and sporting events or manage whole tourism destinations.

 

Accreditation

The study course «Bachelor of Science FHO in Tourism» is recognised by the Swiss Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs, Education and Research (Eidg. Volkswirtschaftsdepartement).

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Director of studies

Deuber Andreas, Prof. (FH), Dr. iur. HSG, MRICS
Tel. +41 (0)81 286 39 60
Fax +41 (0)81 286 39 51
andreas.deuber@htwchur.ch
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