Bern University of Applied Sciences

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Bern University of Applied Sciences
Berner Fachhochschule
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Type Public university
Established 1997
Rector Dr. Herbert Binggeli
Students 6,724
Location Bern, Switzerland

The Bern University of Applied Sciences (BUAS; German: Berner Fachhochschule, BFH) is a public vocational university with campuses in Bern, Biel, Burgdorf, Magglingen, and Zollikofen, Switzerland. It is made up of six schools: the School of Engineering and Information Technology; the School of Architecture, Civil and Wood Engineering; the School of Management, Administration and Social Work; Bern University of the Arts; Swiss College of Agriculture; and the College of Sports Magglingen.


The University offers Bachelor and Master programmes and also postgraduate courses that confer a Certificate, Diploma or Master of Advanced Studies upon completion, such as ENBau. Research and close co-operation with local industry, business, and cultural institutions are generally applied.

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Coordinates: 47°09′30″N 7°16′38″E / 47.1583°N 7.2772°E / 47.1583; 7.2772