The University of Applied Sciences HTW Chur was founded in 1963 and is a member of the Universities of Applied Sciences of Eastern Switzerland (FHO). This public federal institution is comprised of six faculties, each offering Bachelor, Master and further education programs. With approximately 1600 students, HTW Chur provides an excellent learning environment with an intimate atmosphere, modern facilities, and small, student-oriented classes.
The University of Applied Sciences HTW Chur is a regionally based university with national and international flair. Bachelor, Master and further education studies are offered in the six faculties of "Civil Engineering and Architecture", "Information Science", "Management", "Media and Communication", "ICT/Technology" and "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.
The bachelor study course of Tourism is the first international study course at a University of Applied Sciences in Switzerland that is specifically designed to meet the needs of the tourism industry. The study course, held in German and English, imparts all the necessary knowledge and expertise about tourism, leisure and the service industry. This knowledge is further extended through a variety of projects and group work
The master study course specializing in tourism provides further expertise and may be completed with a minimum study time of one and a half years and acquiring the relevant study credits
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