University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland

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The University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Western Switzerland (French: HES-SO Haute école spécialisée de Suisse occidentale) refers to a group of institutions of higher education situated in Western Switzerland. The university is divided into six faculties: Design and Fine Arts; Business, Management and Services; Engineering and Architecture; Music and Performing Arts; Health; and Social Work.

The University and the schools[edit]

The HES-SO University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Western Switzerland (HES-SO Haute école spécialisée de Suisse occidentale) comprises 28 institutions of higher education. Its various study streams and research activities fall into six faculties: Design and Fine Arts; Business, Management and Services; Engineering and Architecture; Music and Performing Arts; Health; and Social Work.

Various Bachelor, Master, MBA degrees are awarded by affiliated schools.[1]

HES-SO HE ARC (Berne, Jura, Neuchâtel)[edit]

  • Haute école de conservation-restauration
  • Haute école de gestion (HEG)
  • Haute école d'ingénierie (EI)
  • Haute école de Santé (HEdS)
  • Conservatoire de Neuchâtel (COF)

HES-SO Fribourg[edit]

  • Haute école d'ingénierie et d'architecture de Fribourg (HEIA-FR)
  • Haute école de gestion (HEG)
  • Haute école de santé (HEdS)
  • Haute école fribourgeoise de travail social (HEF-TS)
  • Conservatoire de Fribourg (COF)

HES-SO Genève[edit]

  • Haute école d'art et de design de Genève (HEAD)
  • Haute école du Paysage, d'Ingénierie et d'Architecture (Hepia)
  • Haute école de gestion (HEG)
  • Haute école de santé (HEdS)
  • Haute école de travail social (HETS)
  • Haute école de musique (HEM)

HES-SO Valais-Wallis[edit]

  • École cantonale d'art du Valais (ECAV)
  • Conservatoire supérieur et Académie de musique Tibor Varga]] - HEMVs
  • Haute école de gestion & Tourisme (HEGT)
  • Haute école de travail social (HETS)
  • Haute école de santé (HES)
  • Haute école d'ingénierie (HEI)

HES-SO VD[edit]

Hautes écoles privées[edit]

Master's degree[edit]

The University also offer numerous Master's degrees. The applied master's degree courses can take place in multiple affiliated schools while the central courses are given on the Lausanne Campus.

•joint Master of Arts HES-SO/BFH in Architecture (Jointmaster)

•Master of Arts HES-SO en Travail social (avril or novembre)

•Master of Science HES-SO in Life Sciences

•Master of Science HES-SO Integrated Innovation for Product and Business Development - Innokick

•Master of Science HES-SO in Engineering (MSE), with 3 possible orientations:

  • Technologies industrielles (TIN)
  • Technologies énergétiques (TE)
  • Technologies de l'Information et de la Communication (TIC)

•Master of Science HES-SO en Ingénierie du territoire

•joint Master UNIL-HES-SO Master ès Sciences en sciences infirmières

•Master of Science HES-SO en Business Administration, with 3 possible orientations:

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Management des Systèmes d'information
  • Management et Ingénierie des services

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