Fernfachhochschule Schweiz (FFHS)

As a federally recognized university of applied sciences, Fernfachhochschule Schweiz (FFHS) has been offering part-time Bachelor's and Master's degree programs as well as continuing education courses since 1998. With over 20 years of experience in distance learning, it is the leading e-university in Switzerland and an alternative for students who want to combine work, family and studies.

The FFHS operates four campuses in Zurich, Basel, Bern and Brig and employs 110 staff as well as over 400 lecturers who impart specialist knowledge in a practice-oriented manner to the approximately 2,400 students (as of 2019). In its four research institutes, the FFHS conducts application-oriented research in the areas of Web Science, Management & Innovation, Health and E-Learning in accordance with the performance mandate of the federal government.